Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


PhD Defense Ade Suryani

NISIS member Ade Suryani (Leiden University) will defend his PhD “From respected hermits to ordinary citizens” online on January 28, 2021. Please find more information below:

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Vacancy: Professor of Middle Eastern Studies

The University of Groningen seeks to appoint a professor of Middle Eastern Studies (1.0 fte). For more information please see their website. Application is possible until 18 February 2021.

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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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