Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


CALL FOR PAPER: Conference – Ibn Taymiyya’s thought – 9-10 November 2022, Paris (or online)

ORGANIZERS • Mehdi Berriah, VU Amsterdam • Arjan Post, KU Leuven • Sarah Van Eyken, KU Leuven • Nadjet Zouggar, Aix-Marseille University OVERVIEW Over the past two decades, the growing number of works on Ibn Taymiyya (d. 728/1328) confirms the ever growing interest of scholars in the famous Ḥanbalī theologian of Damascus who is undeniably…

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LECTIO INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Networking through biography. Doctrinal and literary strategies in biographical literature for constructing intellectual networks from Antiquity to the Renaissance. KU Leuven, December 7- 9 december, 2022 Writing biographies or inserting biographical information into other literary genres is a proven way to construct pictures of intellectual (and other) networks. Various types of biography…

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Looking back on the NISIS Autumn School 2021

Although we are faced with a lockdown in The Netherlands currently, this fall we all enjoyed some weeks with fewer restrictions. This year’s Autumn School, which took place in Leuven from 8 to 12 November, was one of the events we were able to celebrate live – and what an inspiring and pleasant event it…

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