Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


Call for Proposals: Book Series “Islam, Culture and Society”

A new book series called “Islam, Culture and Society” is coming soon at Leuven University Press. The book series is an initiative of the Leuven Centre for the Study of Islam, Culture and Society (LCSICS) and offers a solid academic platform for national and international scholars working on Muslim societies from various perspectives and disciplines….

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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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