Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies

Course Archive

On this page you can find an overview of the courses that have been offered by NISIS, including the course descriptions (by date).

2020-2021

For a short overview of the training program for this academic year, please see our Time and EC Schedule here.

The second session of the Masterclass Series “The Past and Future of Islamic Studies” took place on 1 October 2020. The theme of this session was “Arts and Media.”

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The NISIS Autumn School “Shrine Cultures in the Islamicate World” took place online on 8 and 9 October 2020.

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The third session of the Masterclass Series “The Past and Future of Islamic Studies” took place on 28 January 2021. The theme of this session was “Environmental Studies.”

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The OSL/NISIS Workshop “Muslim Worlds/World Literatures took place online on 12 February 2021.

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The ENIS/MIDA Summer School “Spoken images of/in Islam: Languages and Translations in Texts and Images” took place online from 5-9 July 2021.

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The course “Advanced Readings in Arabic” is offered throughout the year.

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2019-2020

For a short overview of the training program for this academic year, please see our Time and EC Schedule here.

The NISIS Autumn School “Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies in the Digital Age” took place from 28-31 October 2019 in Utrecht.

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The Seminar “Islam and Diversity” took place at Maastricht University on January 17, 2020.

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The ENIS/MIDA Spring School “Contesting Authority: Knowledge, Power and Expressions of Selfhood” took place online from 22-26 June 2020.

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The first session of the Masterclass Series “The Past and Future of Islamic Studies” took place on online on 7 July 2020. The theme of this session was “Interdisciplinarity in the Study of Islam and of Islamic History.”

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2018-2019

For a short overview of the training program for this academic year, please see our Time and EC Schedule here.

The NISIS Autumn School “Traveling Muslims” took place from 15-18 October 2018 in Groningen.

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The NOSTER/NISIS Network Meeting “Moving In/Out Religion” took place on 8 February 2019 in Utrecht.

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The ENIS/MIDA Spring School “Patronage and Clientelism in the Muslim World” took place in Granada, Spain from 18-22 March 2019.

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The ACMES/NISIS Workshop “Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies in Dialogue took place on 24 May 2019 in Amsterdam.

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The course “Advanced Readings in Arabic” was offered throughout the academic year.

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The tailor-made training is available for research master students who are required, according to their official study programme, to obtain 10 EC in one semester.

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2017-2018

For a short overview of the training program for this academic year, please see our Time and EC Schedule here.

The Autumn School “Islam and Superdiversity” took place from 16-19 October 2017 in Tilburg.

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The NOSTER/NISIS Network Day “Academic Biographies” took place on 26 January 2018.

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The ENIS/MIDA Spring School “Space, Place and Dwelling took place in Tirana from 19-23 March.

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The course “Traveling through Islam research in the Netherlands took place on 8 June 2018 in Leiden.

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The course “Convivencia Debates: Issues and Methods in the Study of the History of Interreligious Contact in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia” took place on 13 June 2018 in Amsterdam.

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The course “Advanced Readings in Arabic” was offered throughout the academic year.

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The tailor-made training is available for research master students who are required, according to their official study programme, to obtain 10 EC in one semester.

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2016-2017

For a short overview of the training program for this academic year, please see our Time and EC Schedule here.

The Autumn School “Religion and Modernity” took place from 24-27 October 2016 in Amsterdam.

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The Islamic Studies Network Day “Polder Islam” took place on 20 January 2017 in Leiden.

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The Spring School “Islam, the Body and the Self” took place from 13-17 March in Sarajevo.

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The course “Traveling through Islam research in the Netherlands” took place on 21 April 2017 in Leiden.

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The tailor-made training is available for research master students who are required, according to their official study programme, to obtain 10 EC in one semester.

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2015-2016

The Autumn School “Changes and Debates in the Study of Islam and Muslim Societies” took place from 20-23 October 2015 in Amsterdam.

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The Spring School “Islam and Modernity in Global Historical Perspective” took place from 14-18 March 2016 in Istanbul.

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The Islamic Studies Network Day “War in Syria: Dynamics and the consequences for Europe” took place on 27 May 2016 in Leiden.

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The course “Traveling through Islam research in the Netherlands” was offered in the second semester of 2015-2016.

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