Conferences/New Programs/Calls for Papers Roundup

Check out our new resource, advertising events in Islamic Studies. Each page focuses on specific types of new program announcement and events, including museum exhibits, conferences, and lectures, packaged as a convenient, one-stop shop for…

The Perils of Engaging CVE Policy Making: A British Case Study

Context Academics with expertise in Islamic Studies have much to offer a public arena saturated with prejudiced media coverage, self-styled experts and growing anti-Muslim sentiment. However, making interventions in the mainstream can come at a…

Bastila and the Archives of Unwritten Things

As a historian I’ve worked with all kinds of archives: the chilly repositories of colonial bureaucracies, cozy campus libraries that preserve the curricula of women’s colleges, dusty bound notebooks with handwritten estate records of people…