News: Muslims in Canada Archives

Job Opportunity: Digital Network Officer

Job Opportunity: Digital Network Officer

November 28, 2022

The Institute of Islamic Studies is hiring a Digital Network Officer to support the growing needs of its projects. Below is a copy of the job posting, but we encourage you to visit the original posting for all complete and latest details. Digital Network Officer Date Posted: 11/28/2022Req ID: 28685Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & ScienceDepartment: Institute of Islamic StudiesCampus: St. […]

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Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) included in Federal Budget 2022

Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) included in Federal Budget 2022

April 7, 2022

The Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Toronto, welcomes the inclusion in the proposed federal budget of the Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) project. We thank the Government of Canada for its support, and the strong advocates for MiCA in the Government, such as MP Arif Virani (Parkdale -High Park). We look forward to working closely and […]

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The Story of Our Stories – Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) Storytelling Circle

The Story of Our Stories – Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) Storytelling Circle

May 10, 2021

One of the many blessings of working as an archivist at MiCA is the chance to connect with a cornucopia of wonderful people that I may not have had the pleasure of meeting otherwise. Although we use different avenues to do our work, the brilliant ribbon that ties us all together is our shared passion, commitment, and drive to amplify the stories and lived experiences of Canadian Muslims […]

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Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) project covered in Toronto Star

Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA) project covered in Toronto Star

January 26, 2021

The Muslims in Canada Archive (MiCA) project was recently featured in the Toronto Star. Moska Rokay (Research Fellow and Project Coordinator for MiCA), and Anver Emon (Director, Institute of Islamic Studies) share insights about the origins of the project and how it fits into a broader societal shift in empowering community members to tell their […]

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Muslims in Canada Archives: Webinar Series

Muslims in Canada Archives: Webinar Series

November 19, 2020

To introduce communities to the Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA), project lead – Moska Rokay – will be hosting three virtual sessions from December 2020 through January 2021. The sessions will be held on Zoom and will be recorded (in true archival fashion). The need for a Muslim community archiveThe chance to tell your story […]

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Press Release: MiCA partners Memorial University and MANAL receive grant to archive Muslim lives in Newfoundland and Labrador

Press Release: MiCA partners Memorial University and MANAL receive grant to archive Muslim lives in Newfoundland and Labrador

August 5, 2020

MiCA partners Memorial University and Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (MANAL) have been awarded an SSHRC grant to launch the Muslim Narratives and Lives in Newfoundland and Labrador Community Project (MNL in NL Community Project). Lead by co-PIs Jennifer Selby and Ayse Sule Akinturk, the project will both locate and create archival materials to […]

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Press Release: SSHRC Partnership Grant for Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA)

Press Release: SSHRC Partnership Grant for Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA)

August 5, 2020

The IIS is pleased to announce that Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council has awarded a Partnership Development Grant to support the development and growth of the Muslims in Canada Archives (MiCA). MiCA is a project of the IIS in partnership with a number of national and local archival institutions, such as the University […]

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