The book explains how Iran was to acquire one of its defining characteristics: its Shi'ism. Under the Safavids (1501-1736 CE), Persia adopted Shi'ism as...
Call for Papers: 5th International Conference on Ethnic & Religious Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding
This international conference will serve as an international forum where researchers, scholars, policy makers and practitioners will have an opportunity to exchange ideas and learn from the traditional rulers from various countries around the...
Palgrave Macmillan invites papers, from a range of disciplinary perspectives, that consider the following overarching question: how can religion be used as a vehicle to overcome structures of poverty, and how does it sometimes hinder such...
The conference titled “Religion and Civil Society in the Post-Soviet Era: Central Asia and Beyond” will be held on March 21 at American University of Centeral Asia, Bishkek Kyrgyzstan. The post-Soviet era was hailed as an opportunity for a new flourishing of religious liberty in the area corresponding to the ...
By studying the history of prior religions, it is clear that the veil was part of other heavenly religions before Islam and the rules were...
Based on a sample of trials, the present thesis discusses the introduction of Islamic criminal law and the evolution of judicial practice within the regions historical, cultural, political and...
A two-day conference titled “International Conference on Religion, Culture & Politics: Re-thinking Secularisation Theory” will be held in Leeds, UK, on...
The 34th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR/SISR)- Sessions on “Muslims in the West” and...
The 5th International Conference on Contemporary Philosophy of Religion will be held in Tehran...
Kazakhstan’s capital will host an international conference titled “Religions against Terrorism” On May 2016.