Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


NISIS Masterclass #3: Environmental Studies

On January 28 2021 the third session of the NISIS Masterclass “The Past and Future of Islamic Studies” will be hosted by the NISIS Junior Council. The Masterclass will take place via Zoom, and will start at 9.00 AM (local time in Amsterdam). This time, we are ploughing through a new and emerging field in and…

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Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond. Edited by Marjo Buitelaar, Manja Stephan-Emmrich and Viola Thimm

The new Open Access publication Muslim Women’s Pilgrimage to Mecca and Beyond. Reconfiguring Gender, Religion, and Mobility. edited by Marjo Buitelaar, Manja Stephan-Emmrich and Viola Thimm is now available. This book investigates female Muslims pilgrimage practices and how these relate to women’s mobility, social relations, identities, and the power structures that shape women’s lives. Bringing together scholars from…

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ACMES Panel on Sharia, Justice and Legal Order

On 23 November 2020 ACMES is organizing a panel on “Sharia, Justice and Legal Order” in celebration of the publication of Sharia, Justice and Legal Order Egyptian and Islamic Law: Selected Essays (Brill, 2020) by Rudolph Peters. Please read more about the program here.    

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Call for Applications ENIS/MIDA Summer School 2021

The Innovative Training Network “Mediating Islam in the Digital Age” (MIDA) and the European Network for Islamic Studies (ENIS) organise the MIDA/ENIS Summer School 2021   Spoken images of/in Islam: Languages and Translations in Texts and Images   Catania – Sicily: 5-9 July 2021 Call: 6 November 2020 Deadline: 1 April 2021 Host institution: Università degli Studi di Catania   The main…

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