Fourth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies

The ‘Fourth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies‘ will take place in Chester from 11-13 April 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 30 November 2016.

Kernthemen sind:

  • Qur’anic studies
  • Sociology of Islam
  • Law
  • Muslims in Britain/Europe/North America and other minority contexts
  • History, Medieval and Modern
  • History of Science
  • Philosophy and Theology
  • Muslims in Africa and Asia
  • Intellectual History
  • Islamic Art and Architecture
  • Diversity within Islam
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Gender Studies
  • Islam in the Media
  • Interreligious Relations

Aspects of Qur’ānic Scholarship – Philology meets Theology


Illuminated manuscript of the Qur’an, probably from Turkey, 1853-54, ink, gold, and opaque watercolor on paper with leather binding, Honolulu Museum of Art (long-term loan from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, accession 10.16), CC0 1.0

There will be a conference on ‘Aspects of Qur’ānic Scholarship – Philology meets Theology‘ at Freie University Berlin from 23-25 September 2016.

The Programme is available here.

The conference aims to connect the research fields of Qur’anic studies, to build synergies between philology and theology.