Inside Islam Wins Award for “Groundbreaking Effort” in Web Writing about Muslims

Inside Islam: Dialogues and Debates has won one of the Sixth Annual Brass Crescent Awards, citing “a groundbreaking effort by the University of Wisconsin, Inside Islam has built a blog concurrent with podcasts and a radio show with the help of its students.” This award puts the Inside Islam team among the most influential Muslim bloggers from all over the world!

The Brass Crescent Awards started in 2004 with the purpose of promoting the best writing of the Muslim Web and exposing it to a greater number of readers. Awards are given on an annual basis, based on the Islamic calendar.

Inside Islam: Dialogues and Debates is a joint project of the UW-Madison’s international and area studies centers and Wisconsin Public Radio’s Here on Earth: Radio Without Borders. The project, spearheaded by Global Studies, is supported by a grant from the Social Science Research Council in New York City.