On Saturday 9th September 2017, coinciding with the auspicious event of Ghadeer Khum, the Hawza Ilmiyya of London held its opening ceremony for the 2017-18 academic year...
Review on the Book “Kirmānī Shaykhism and the Ijtihād: A Study of Abū al-Qāsim Khān Ibrāhīmī’s Ijtihād wa Taqlīd”
Denis Hermann’s Kirmānī Shaykhism and the Ijtihād: A Study of Abū al-Qāsim Khān Ibrāhīmī’s Ijtihād wa Taqlīd is a valuable and welcome addition to the existing scholarship on Shaykhī studies...
Rulers could intervene in the production of literary texts indirectly as patrons but also directly as authors of such texts. The aims of the Workshop Rulers as authors in the Islamic world: knowledge, authority and legitimacy are to assess the geographical and...
Call for Papers: International Journal of Islamic Architecture: Boundaries, Flows, and the Construction of Muslim Selves through Architecture
In this special issue of the International Journal of Islamic Architecture it invites papers that bring critical perspectives to our understanding of the interrelation between the accumulated flows and the evolving concepts of boundary in predominantly Muslim societies, and within the global Muslim...
University of Cambridge Centre of Islamic Studies Invites Applications for Graduate Studentships, 2017-18
The Centre of Islamic Studies invites applications for graduate research studentships whose research is connected to the theme of contemporary Islam in the global age...
This article examines the development of the position of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din who headed...
A new scholarship is available for an exciting research project that investigates the transformation of Shii Islam in the Middle East and Europe since the 1950s. “Creating an alternative umma: Clerical Authority and Religio-political Mobilisation in Transnational Shii Islam” is funded by a...
To encourage and support early-career scholars seeking to publish in leading academic journals, Brill is awarding an annual prize for an outstanding article in the field of...
Today we are not alone in the field of Islamic jurisprudence, and many countries hold the chair of Islamic jurisprudence. All Islamic countries have law colleges.It is very important that our knowledge, in addition to national usage, be noteworthy to...
The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen, seeks to appoint an Assistant Professor (UD) in the field of Contemporary Islam (0.8 fte). The position will involve 50% teaching, 40% research, and...