Throughout Muslim history, biographical literature has been a medium through which scholars negotiated and articulated criteria for membership and authority in their respective religious communities...
Through their performances of mourning rites, Shi’a Mohajerin (emigrants from India) Muslim women in Peshawar, Pakistan practiced an oblique,undeclared contestation against their subordinate position in a...
One-Day workshop on “The Legacy of Fatima: The Role of Women in Shia Islam” will be held in Woolf Institute Cambridge on March 4. This event will bring together scholars and practitioners to discuss the role and legacy of Fatima in Shia Islam. Discussants and moderators include: Father Christopher Clohessy, ...