Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


PhD position, research project “Bibliotheca Arabica”: Libraries between the Mamluk and Ottoman Era

The long-term research project “Bibliotheca Arabica – Towards a New History of Arabic Literature” based at the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities in Leipzig (Germany) invites applications for a part-time PhD position working within the micro-historical sub-project “Libraries between the Mamluk and Ottoman Era” The application deadline is 18 May 2019. Start date is…

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NISIS on Instagram!

You can now also find NISIS on Instagram! Click on the link and follow us for the latest updates. #nisisnationalresearchschool

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You can now register for the NISIS-ACMES Workshop

For the Workshop ‘Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies in Dialogue’ you can now register through this link. Please make sure to register before May 13, 2019! We are looking forward to welcoming you in Amsterdam.

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Narrating the pilgrimage to Mecca: experiences, emotions, and meanings

Conveners: Prof. Dr. Marjo Buitelaar (University of Groningen) & Dr. Richard van Leeuwen (University of Amsterdam). Date: 12 & 13 December 2019. Venue: University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Key note speakers: Professor Seán McLoughlin (University of Leeds) To be announced Respondent: Professor Simon Coleman (University of Toronto) Given the centrality of Mecca and the…

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