Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


PhD Defense Sophie Spaan

On 9 April 2021, NISIS member Sophie Spaan (KU Leuven) defended her PhD research entitled “Laying the foundations for Islam in Western Europe in the interwar period: Muslim religious institutions and European colonial policies.” For more information about the defense, please click here.

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Lecture: Islamic Reform and Its Impact

NISIS senior member Joas Wagemakers (Utrecht University) will give a lecture about Islamic Reform and Its Impact for Studium Generale at Maastricht University on Tuesday 9 March, 20.00. In light of the many problems in the Muslim world today, many non-Muslims have called for an Islamic reformer hoping that such a reformer would liberalize, modernize…

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Speakers ENIS/MIDA Summer School 2021

We are very happy to announce the speakers for the ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken images of/in Islam: Languages and Translations in Texts and Images”. This year the speakers are: Helge Daniëls (KU Leuven), Edhem Eldem (Boğaziçi University & College de France), Berfin Emre Cetin (London College of Communication), Christian Junge (Philipps Universität Marburg), Carmen Pérez…

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New board members

We are very happy to announce that two new members have joined the NISIS board. Welcome, Dr. Mònica Colominas Aparicio (University of Groningen) and Prof. Marcel Poorthuis (Tilburg University)! Dr. Mònica Colominas Aparicio and Prof. Marcel Poorthuis are taking the place of former board members Prof. Marjo Buitelaar (University of Groningen) and Prof. Herman Beck (Tilburg University). We want to…

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