[Book Review] Penny Sinanoglou, Partitioning Palestine: British Policymaking at the End of Empire (University of Chicago Press, 2020) by Penny Sinanoglou | Reviewed by Kylie Broderick

Penny Sinanoglou’s Partitioning Palestine: British Policymaking at the End of Empire is a richly-researched book interrogating the legal and political mechanics of the British empire’s management of mandatory Palestine. The book dissects the British Empire’s…

2020: The Niqab Revisited

The pandemic has given rise to a new wave of interest in niqab wearing, a practice at the center of a string of public controversies. While it has previously been dissected from various cultural and…

AAR 2020 | Islamic Studies Panels

As a resource for our readers, the Maydan presents panel, session, paper, and other events/reception information related to Islamic Studies at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting 2020, taking place virtually between Sunday November…

Self-Knowledge in the Sufi Tradition

We are living amid crises. The deterioration of the metaphysical universe under modernity and the current denigration of biological life at a planetary scale forces us to rethink who we are as human beings. The…