Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies


Utrecht I&A Conversations

NISIS member Mehdi Sajid (Utrecht University) has launched a new platform for live conversations with scholars from Islamic Studies. The platform is called Utrecht I&A Conversations and the past sessions are freely available to watch on YouTube. Click this link to watch the past sessions with Prof. Farid Esack (University of Johannesberg), Dr. Adis Duderija…

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Vacancy: Tenure Track Full Professor Islamic Origins

The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Groningen seeks to appoint a Tenure Track Full Professor of Islamic Origins. The deadline is extended to 13 September to encourage more female candidates to apply. Click here to read more about the position and the application process.

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OSL/NISIS Workshop: “Muslim Worlds/World Literatures”

On 12 February 2021, the Research School for Literary Studies (OSL) and NISIS will collaborate to host an online workshop about “Muslim Worlds/World Literatures.” The event is organized by Dr. Alberto Godioli (OSL, RUG) and Prof. Christian Lange (NISIS, UU). As suggested by the plurals in the title, the event aims to question univocal views of…

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NISIS Autumn School “Shrine Cultures in the Islamicate World”

On the 8th and 9th of October 2020, the tenth NISIS Autumn School will take place. Due to Covid-19, this jubilee edition about “Shrine Cultures in the Islamicate World” will be different from all previous years, but no less inspiring! Thanks to Prof. Gabrielle van den Berg (Leiden University) and Prof. Dick Douwes (Erasmus University…

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