Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


Veni grants for NISIS members

NISIS members Mònica Colominas Aparicio, Mahmood Kooriadathodi, and Judith Naeff, were recently awarded a veni grant. Veni grants are awarded by the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) to excellent researchers who have recently obtained their PhD. The grant allows researchers to develop their ideas for a period of three years. We would like to congratulate Mònica Colominas…

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Video NISIS Spring School Granada 2019

We have put together some of the footage taken by Aleksi Hämäläinen during the Spring School in Granada, Spain this year. Enjoy the video! For more pictures and impressions of the Spring School and other NISIS events, please see our Past Events page.  

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Postdoctoral researcher Translations and commentaries on the Qur’an in European History

The Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH) currently has a vacant postdoctoral position as part of the ERC-funded Synergy Project The European Qur’an. Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion 1150-1850 (EuQu), at the UvA led by prof. Gerard Wiegers. ASH is one of the six research schools under the aegis of the Amsterdam Institute…

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Meet the new Junior Council

Unfortunately, it is time to say goodbye to a few of our Junior Council members. We want to thank Aleksi Hämäläinen, Jamilah Sailan and Fitria Sari Yunianti for their hard work and support for NISIS! Luckily, we can also welcome some new members. As of now, our Junior Council consists of Hayat Ahlili (Utrecht University), Alon Dar…

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