Springer Major Reference Works is producing a new, and first of its kind, Encyclopaedia of Latin American Religions. This encyclopedia provides an overview of the main religions of Latin America and the Caribbean, both its centralized transnational expressions and its local variants and schisms. This includes both Islam and Judaism in Latin America and the Caribbean.
We are looking for proposals for entries in the encyclopedia on the topics Judaism and Islam in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Those who wish to submit an entry can either a) propose their own topics or b) choose from the list of already proposed entries below.
Please contact Ken Chitwood at firstname.lastname@example.org to submit your ideas, sign-up for a topic, or for further inquiries. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2017.
Possible Terms Include:
-Al Urubat (Islamic Journal in Brazil)
-Círculo Islámico (CIRD) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
-Conversion to Judaism in Latin America
-Fedração das Associes Muçulmanes do Brazil (FAMBRAS)
-Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Latin American solidarity
-Maria Moreiria Site
-Percentage of population (Jewish pop.)
-Shalom Emanuel Muyal (“Santo Rabi”)
-Sheikhs of Latin America and the Caribbean
-Sociedades Benificentes Muçulmanes (Brazil)
-Unión de Mujeres Musulmanes Argentinas (UMMA)
-World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY)