The Fifth Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies

This conference will provide a broad platform for scholars in Shi‘i studies to share their latest research. Papers are welcome on any aspect of Shi‘i studies.

Suggested Topics Include:

  • Theology
  • Philosophy
  • Mysticism
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Law and jurisprudence
  • Shiʻi Studies in the Hawzah and/or the Seminary
  • Quran and Hadith Studies
  • Anthropological Studies
  • History
  • Shiʻi Minority
  • Shiʻism and Orientalism
  • Authority in Shiʻism
  • Inter-Religious Cross-Disciplinary, or Comparative Studies
  • Shiʻi Sects, Past and Present
  • Shiʻi Manuscripts

Abstract deadline: 3. Februar 2019
E-mail abstracts to: shiistudies@islamic-college.ac.uk

Call for Papers: The Fifth Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies

Call for Papers: The Fifth Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies The Islamic College invites abstracts to be submitted for its fifth conference specialising in the flourishing field of Shi‘i studies. This conference will provide a broad platform for scholars in Shi‘i studies to share their latest research. Papers are welcome on any aspect of Shi‘i studies.

Date: 27th – 28th April 2019
Location: The Islamic College, London, UK
Website: islamic-college.ac.uk/publications/shiistudies/fifth-shii-conference/
Abstract deadline: 3rd February 2019
E-mail abstracts to: shiistudies@islamic-college.ac.uk
More details in our event calendar.

Conference: Law, Islam and Anthropology

Poster: Law, Islam and Anthropology

The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle hosts a conferece on Law, Islam and Anthropology.

It is organized by Marie-Claire Foblets and Hatem Elliesie (Department of Law and Ethnology, MPI) in collaboration with the Arabic and Islamic Law Association (GIAR), Chairperson: Irene Schneider, and the Vereniging RIMO (Vereniging tot bestudering van het recht van de Islam en het Midden Oosten), Chairperson: Susan Rutten.

Registration is possible till 5 November 2018 via email to islamiclawconference2018@eth.mpg.de.

Here you will find the event programme.