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Call for Papers: The Fourth International Conference on Shi’i Studies 2018

The Islamic College invited abstracts to be submitted for its fourth conference specializing in the growing field of Shi‘i studies. This conference will provide a broad platform for scholars in Shi‘i studies to present their latest research.

The Islamic College represents a fusion of the classical with the modern. It was founded in 1998 to promote a new approach to the study of Islam and Muslims by providing a unique ‘insider’s perspective’ on Islam and fostering a non-sectarian outlook. The College is fast becoming an important academic center for Islamic studies: it offers fully validated degrees at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has to date published more than forty major texts in the field of Islamic studies and a quarterly academic journal. It is also a multi-faceted institution, offering certificate level courses in practical Islamic subjects, such as Qur’anic Arabic and Islamic Banking, not to mention having just launched a momentous new program to train Muslim scholars for the West. The Islamic College is one of the few Muslim institutions in the West today able to boast such an impressive contribution to the study and future of Islam.

Papers are welcome on any aspect of Shi‘i studies.

Important Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2018

Papers Submission Deadline: April 2, 2018

Conference Date: May 5-6, 2018

Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Rd, London NW10 2SW, UK

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