Winter 2018 Journal Roundup

[Updated: 28 June] Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. Nine iterations have been published and the Winter 2018 edition is now online. The Winter Edition currently has issues from thirty-eight journals in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines and will be revised as more journals announce their winter issues.

The journal roundup project covers over eighty English language journals in a variety of disciplines related to Islamic Studies, providing the table of contents for each journal as a tool for researchers, academics, students, and those generally interested in the field of Islamic Studies. We include only articles; book reviews can be found on the journal sites. Please let us know if we have missed any journals or if you have questions at



American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

Volume 35 Issue 1

Beyond Secular Liberalism: Islamic Activism in Lebanon by Sarah Marusek

Who Am I? The Social Identities of Muslim-American Adolescents by Madiha Tahseen and Charissa S.L. Cheah


Interview with Talal Asad by Ovamir Anjum

Review Essay

Reviving the Balance: The Authority of the Qur’an and the Status of the Sunnah (by Taha Jabir Alalwani) by Mobeen Vaid

Arab Law Quarterly

Arab Law Quarterly

Volume 32 Issue 1

Procedure of Issuing Religious Divorce and Resolving Matrimonial Disputes at Sharīʿah Councils in the UK by Rafidah Mohamad Cusairi and Mahdi Zahraa

The Grounds for Setting Aside Arbitral Awards under the Egyptian Arbitration Code: Unresolved Choice of Law Issues and Unwanted Extraterritorialism by Yehya Ikram Ibrahim Badr

The Impact of Islamic Criminal Law on the Qatari Penal Code by Ahmed Samir Hassanein

Preventive Composition Scheme in Oman as a Rescue Scheme: Still a Myth? by Saleh Al-Barashdi

Arab Studies Quarterly

Arab Studies Quarterly

Volume 40 Issue 1

Special Issue Dedicated to Barbara C. Aswad, d. 2017

Seeds of Activism and Memories of the ’50s, ’60s, ’70s by One Elder by Barbara C. Aswad

The 1967 War: A War That Changed a Life by Abdeen Jabara

AAUG and the Years of Activities by Ghada Hashem Talhami

Arab American Activism by Camille Odeh

How is the AAUG Remembered? Restrained Nostalgia, Historical Omissions, and My Side of the Story by Randa A. Kayyali

From 1967 to Operation Boulder: The Erosion of Arab Americans’ Civil Liberties in the 1970s by Pamela E. Pennock

Transnational Alliances: The AAUG’s Advocacy for Palestine and the Third World by Suraya Khan



Volume 65 Issue 1-2

Muḥammad as an Episcopal Figure by Nicolai Sinai

Between History and Exegesis: The Origins and Transformation of the Story of Muḥammad and Zaynab bt Ǧaḥš by Andreas Görke

The “ḥadīṯ Literature”: What Is It and Where Is It? by Stephen R. Burge

The Chronology of al-Qāḍī l-Nuʿmān’s Works by Ismail K. Poonawala

Collaborative Composition of Classical Arabic Poetry by Erez Naaman

Procédés de décrédibilisation dans al-Fīl al-azraq, roman noir d’Aḥmad Murād by Katia Ghosn

Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs

Volume 49 Issue 1

Sidestepping a Quagmire: Russia, Syria, and the Lessons of the Soviet-Afghan War by Charles J. Sullivan

Britain and Yemen: The End of British Rule in South Arabia through the Eyes of a Young Political Officer by Thanos Petouris

Royal Writ and British Residency in the Sultanate of Brunei: A Fluid Partnership by Roger Kershaw

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 45 Issue 1

Special Issue: De-Centring Shi’i Islam

De-Centring Shiʿi Islam by Morgan Clarke and Mirjam Künkler

Divergent Processes of Localization in Twenty-First-Century Shiʿism: The Cases of Hezbollah Venezuela and Cambodia’s Cham Shiʿis by Philipp Bruckmayr

Making a Centre in the Periphery: The Legitimation of Muhammad Husayn Fadlallah’s Beirut Marjaʿiyya by Morgan Clarke

Shiʿi Preaching in West Africa: The Dakar Sermons of Lebanese Shaykh al-Zayn by Mara A. Leichtman and Abdullah F. Alrebh

Sub-Centres of Power in Shiʿi Islam: Women of ʿAlid Descent in the Contemporary Near East by Raffaele Mauriello

Challenging Transnational Shiʿi Authority in Baʿth Syria by Edith Szanto

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Volume 81 Issue 1

Talking About Islam’s Origins by Fred M. Donner

Developments in Egypt’s Early Islamic Postal System (With an Edition of P.Khalili II 5) by Jelle Bruning

Central Asian Affairs

Central Asian Affairs

Volume 5 Issue 1

Nation-Building and a School Play in a Kazakh Saint’s Jubilee by Ulan Bigozhin

Informal Economies in the Post-Soviet Space: Post-Soviet Islam and Its Role in Ordering Entrepreneurship in Central Asia by  Rano Turaeva

Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 37 Issue 1

Special Issue: Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia

Critical Approaches to Security in Central Asia: An Introduction by Edward Lemon

Disorder over the Border: Spinning the Spectre of Instability through Time and Space in Central Asia by Natalie Koch

Islamic Discourses in Azerbaijan: The Securitization of ‘Non-Traditional Religious Movements’ by Galib Bashirov

The Terrorist Attacks in the Volga Region, 2012–13: Hegemonic Narratives and Everyday Understandings of (In)security by Renat Shaykhutdinov

Living Dangerously: Securityscapes of Lyuli and LGBT People in Urban Spaces of Kyrgyzstan by Marc von Boemcken, Hafiz Boboyorov, and Nina Bagdasarova

Security Matters in Marriage: Uyghurs’ Perceptions of Security in Xinjiang, China by Mei Ding

Navigating the Safety Implications of Doing Research and Being Researched in Kyrgyzstan: Cooperation, Networks and Framing by Nurbek Bekmurzaev, Philipp Lottholz, and Joshua Meyer

Kyrgyzstan’s Informal Settlements: yntymak and the Emergence of Politics in Place by Bert Cramer

Counter-Extremism, Power and Authoritarian Governance in Tajikistan by Edward Lemon and Hélène Thibault

Critical Muslim

Critical Muslim

Volume 25

Special Issue: Values

Introduction: Apples and Bananas by Merryl Wyn Davies

Islam, Christianity and Pluralism by Rowan Williams

The Umma by Jeremy Henzell-Thoms

Islam and Human Values by Kabir Helminski

Why Am I Still Muslim? by Mohammed Hashas

Islamic Enlightenment by Christopher de Bellaigue

Welcoming the Stranger, Mourning the Stranger by Boyd Tonkin

Compassion by Maurice Irfan Coles

Kamala Khan by Esra Mirze Santesso

Non-Violence by Mohammed Moussa

Everyday Bigotry by Shaista Aziz

Dreaming of Postnormal Chimera by C. Scott Jordan

Arts and Letters

Dervish Dance by Hannah McClure

Other Voices by Khidr Collective

Beggars by Sheba Saeed

The Donkey’s Dispute by Anselm Turmeda

Five Poems by Maya Abu Al-Hayyat

Culture and Religion

Culture and Religion

Volume 19 Issue 1

Race, Religion and Identity: Arab Christians in the United States by Randa A. Kayyali

Countering Illegibility: Religion, Ethnicity and Sexuality in Public Debates and Lived Experience in Belgium by Nella van den Brandt

Globalisation, the Practice of Devotional Songs and Poems and the Linguistic Repertoires of Young British Muslims by Andrey Rosowsky

Die Welt des Islams

Die Welt des Islams

Volume 58 Issue 1

Changes in the Status of the Palestinian Elite Families: The Al-Jaʿbarī and the Al-Maṣrī Organizations
 by Harel Chorev-Halewa

The Visiting Husband Revisited: A Cautionary Tale
 by Frank H. Stewart

Reichweite und Instrumente islamrechtlicher Normenfindung in der Moderne: Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwīs iǧtihād-Konzept
 by Mahmud El-Wereny

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Volume 6 Issue 1-2

Special Issue: Medical Traditions. Part II

The Two Ibn Sīnās: Negotiating Literature by M.A. Mujeeb Khan

Medical Crises and Critical Days in Avicenna and After: Insights from the Commentary Tradition by Glen M. Cooper

Post-Avicennan Physics in the Medical Commentaries of the Mamluk Period by Nahyan Fancy

Iatrochemistry and Paracelsism in the Ottoman Empire in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries by Natalia Bachour

Medical Knowledge in ʿAlī Ufuḳī’s Musical Notebook (Mid-17th Century) by Judith I. Haug

The Chapter on Rasāyana (Medications for Rejuvenation) in Miʿrāj al-duʿāʾ, a Shiʿite Text from the 12th/18th Century by Y. Tzvi Langermann

Unveiling Christ in the Islamicate World: Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s Prophetology as a Model for Christian Apologetics in Gregory Bar ʿEbrōyō’s Treatise on the Incarnation by Bert Jacobs

Single-Source Records in the Intercommunal Life of al-Andalus: The Cases of Ibn al-Naghrīla and the Cordoban Martyrs by Sarah Stroumsa

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

Volume 7 Issue 1

Design in Theory Articles

Reordering Nature: Power Politics in the Mughal Shikargah by Shaha Parpia

The Radicalization of Heritage in Tunisia by Virginie Rey

Explosions and Expulsions in Ottoman Athens: A Heritage Perspective on the Temple of Olympian Zeus by Elizabeth Cohen

‘Authenticity’ as Intermediary: Contested Memories of the Mughal Fort of Old Delhi by Saleema Waraich

Design in Practice Article

Competing Visions for a Modern Emirate: The Government Centre of the State of Qatar  by Adam Himes

International Journal of Middle East Studies

International Journal of Middle East Studies

Volume 50 Issue 1

From Overt to Veiled Segregation: Israel’s Palestinian Arab Citizens in the Galilee by Gershon Shafir

The Missing Turkish Revolution: Comparing Village-Level Change and Continuity in Republican Turkey and Soviet Central Asia, 1920–50 by Mustafa Tuna

Jurists of War and Peace: Siddik Sami̇ Onar (1898–1972) and Ali̇ Fuad Başgi̇l (1893–1967) on Law and Prerogative in Turkey by Joakim Parslow

Point of No Return? Prospects of Empire after the Ottoman Defeat in the Balkan Wars (1912–13) by Ramazan Hakkı Öztan

Sayyid Qutb and the Crisis of Culture in Late 1940s Egypt by Giedre Sabaseviciute


Digitizing the Textual Heritage of the Premodern Islamicate World: Principles and Plans by Matthew Thomas Miller, Maxim G. Romanov, Sarah Bowen Savant

What Does “Born Digital” Mean? by Elias Muhanna

Digital Islamic Law: Purpose and Prospects by Intisar A. Rabb, Sharon Tai

Giving Voice to Ancient Texts: Manuscript Scholarship in the Digital Era by Columba Stewart

The Zaydi Manuscript Tradition: Virtual Repatriation of Cultural Heritage by Sabine Schmidtke

A Digital Humanities for Premodern Islamic History by Maxim Romanov

“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know!”: The Place and Politics of Digital Methods in the (Islamicate) Humanities by Matthew Thomas Miller, Sarah Bowen Savant

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 51 Issue 1

The Many Deaths of Cyrus the Great by Daniel Beckman

Rhetoric, Narrative, and the Remembrance of Death in ʿAttār’s Mosibat-nāmeh by Austin Michael O’Malley

Signs from Above: Towards a Comparative Symbology of Bird Imagery in Medieval Near Eastern Popular Prose by Rachel Schine

Daryā-ye Nur: History and Myth of a Crown Jewel of Iran by Anna Malecka

Middle Class Urbanism: The Socio-Spatial Transformation of Tehran, 1921–41 by Ashkan Rezvani-Naraghi

“Where Do I Go without Money?” Reza Shah’s Finances in Exile by Shaul Bakhash

Race and the Aesthetics of Alterity in Mahshid Amirshahi’s Dadeh Qadam-Kheyr by Amirhossein Vafa

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 51 Issue 2

Mesopotamian or Iranian? A New Investigation on the Origin of the Goddess Anāhitā by Alireza Qaderi

Remnants of Zoroastrian Dari in the Colophons and Sālmargs of Iranian Avestan Manuscripts by Saloumeh Gholami

Satire in the Paintings of “Mohammad-e Siāh Qalam” by James White

The Iranian Community of the Late Ottoman Empire and the Egyptian “Crisis” through the Persian Looking Glass: The Documentation of the ʿUrabi Revolt in Istanbul’s Akhtar by Tanya Elal Lawrence

Performance Traditions of Kurdistan: Towards a More Comprehensive Theatre History by Mahroo Rashidirostami

Reading Iran: American Academics and the Last Shah by Matthew K. Shannon

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Volume 29 Issue 1

Special Issue: Islam and Christian-Muslim Engagement at the Edges of Empires

Islam and Christian–Muslim Engagement at the Edges of Empires by Douglas Pratt

Defining Muslims on the Afghan Frontier: T. P. Hughes and His Dictionary of Islam by Alan Guenther

Christians and Muslims in Southeast Asia: Attitudes Inherited, Transmitted, Consolidated and Challenged by Peter G. Riddell

Christian–Muslim Relations in China and Japan in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries by James Harry Morris

Christians and Muslims in Nineteenth-Century China: Perspectives of Two Contemporary Journals by Stuart Vogel

Mahometans on the Edge of Colonial Empire: Antipodean Experiences by Abdullah Drury

At Port and at Sea: Early Muslim Presence along the Australian Coastline, 1880–1939 by Katherine Laura Jennings

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 24 Issue 1

War by Other Means: The Delegitimisation Campaign Against Israel by Matthew S. Cohen and Chuck D. Freilich

The Labour Movement and Welfare Policy in Israel, 1948–1977 by Abraham Doron

The Use of Sport in the Arab–Israeli Conflict by Ron Schleifer and Ilan Tamir

Joseph Sisco: The Driving Force Behind the Quest for an Israel‒Egypt Peace Settlement, 1969–1971 by Moshe Gat

Scripts of Service Culture and Joint Operations of Air and Ground Forces: An IDF Case Study by Uzi Ben-Shalom & Yuval Tsur

The Effect of Education Level on Wages in Israel by Tal Shahor

The Rise in Israel’s Real Estate Prices: Sociodemographic Aspects by Erez Cohen

Deserving and Privileged: The Social Construction of the Right to Housing in Israel by Ravit Hananel

Uphill Political Struggle: Joseph Trumpeldor in Japan and Manchuria, 1904‒1906 by Jonathan Goldstein

The Ausraelis: Israelis in Australia as a Test Case of Distinctiveness Vis-à-Vis the Jewish Diaspora by Ran Porat

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Volume 86 Issue 1

“A Remarkable Gathering”: The Conference on Living Religions within the British Empire (1924) and Its Historical Significance by Thomas Albert Howard

What is “Negative Theology”? Lessons from the Encounter of Two Sufis by Aydogan Kars

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Volume 138 Issue 1

Abū Ṭayyib al-Washshāʾ and the Poetics of Inscribed Objects byYaron Klein

Political Advice, Translation, and Empire in South Asia by Blain Auer

Journal of Humanity and Society

Journal of Humanity and Society

Volume 8 Issue 1

Social Solidarity in Adorno, Habermas and Rorty by Oğuzhan Ekinci

Media Publicity of Civil Society Organizations in Turkey by Sema Akboğa and Engin Arık

Assessing the Link between Language and Identity: The Construction of Identities among Belgian-Turkish Migrants by Zeynep Yılmaz Hava

From Attachment to the Eclipse of Identity: Is the Blue Sky There? by Birsen Banu Okutan

The Critique of Ghannoushi’s Political Philosophy Without Politics by Ali Kaya

Review Articles

İnsanlığın Çözüp Bitirilemeyen Sorunu: Amaçsal ve Araçsal Akıl (Akıl ve Zekâ İkilemi) by Mustafa Aydın

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 29 Issue 1

Poetic Memories of the Prophet’s Family: Ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī’s Panegyrics for the ʿAbbasid Sultan-Caliph of Cairo al-Mustaʿīn by Mona Hassan

Impostors, Antinomians and Pseudo-Sufis: Cataloguing the Miscreants by Hamid Algar

The Politics of Claiming and Representation: The Islamic Movement in Israel by Mansour Nasasra

Journal of the Middle East and Africa

Journal of the Middle East and Africa

Volume 9 Issue 1

Struggles of Land, Language, and Identity in Post-Apartheid South Africa: The Case of the Hlubi by Jochen S. Arndt

Democratization and Gender Equality in Sub-Saharan Africa by Jenna Blankenship and Paul Kubicek

Tents, Palaces, and “Imperial Souvenirs”: Mobilizing Cultural Authority in the French Protectorate of Morocco by Ashley V. Miller

Anti-Zionism, Jus Cogens, and International Law: The Case of the Banjul Charter and Arab Charter by Robert P. Barnidge Jr.

Changes in the Domestic-Foreign Policies Relationship in the Saudi Context in the Wake of the Change of the Guard by Alexander Bligh

Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

Journal of Middle East Women's Studies

Volume 14 Issue 1


“It Used to Be Forbidden”: Kurdish Women and the Limits of Gaining Voice by Marlene Schäfers

Cruising Baghdad: Desire between Men in the 1930s Fiction of Dhu al-Nun Ayyub by Pelle Valentin Olsen

Aspirational Maternalism and the “Reconstitution” of Single Mothers in Morocco by Jessica Marie Newman

Review Essays

Sex and the Perils of Traveling Authors and Notions by Zeina G. Halabi

May the Weak Be Helped!: Accidental Camp and the Rehearsal of Irony by Sofian Merabet

Iranian Women in Focus at Tehran’s Fajr Film Festival by Kaveh Bassiri

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Volume 38 Issue 1

Theory & Practice

Revisiting Fiat Regime’s Attainability of Shari’ah Objectives and Possible Futuristic Alternatives by Imtiaz Mohammad Sifat and Azhar Mohamad

The Feminist “Quarantine” on Hijab: A Study of Its Two Mutually Exclusive Sets of Meanings by Md. Mahmudul Hasan

The Western Context

Identifying Counter Radical Narratives from Within British Muslim Communities: The Case of “Muslim Patrol” and Muslim Community Responses by Zacharias P. Pieri

The Reception of Sufism in the West: The Mystical Experiences of American and European Converts by Rachid Acim

Shi‘ism in the American Diaspora: Challenges and Opportunities by Liyakat Takim

Political & Economic Dimensions

Predicting the Vote in Kinship-Based Municipal Elections: The Case of Arab Cities in Israel by Rami Zeedan

Urbanization of Muslim Community in India—A Metaphor for Development? Evidences from States of West Bengal and Kerala by Saurav Chakraborty, Saswata Ghosh, and Subhanil Chowdhury

Challenges of the Media

The Individual and the Ummah: The Use of Social Media by Muslim Minority Communities in Australia and the United States by Nasya Bahfen

Charlie Hebdo: Differences in Corporate and Alternative Media Coverage by Robert K. Beshara

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Volume 8 Issue 1

Quietist Salafism in France by Mohamed-Ali Adraoui

Perpetuating Anti-Muslim Discrimination through the Interpretation of Religious Equality in the European Court of Human Rights by Pier-Luc Dupont

‘Look into My Eyes’: Music, Religion, and the Politics of Muslim Youth in Norway by Christine M. Jacobsen and Viggo Vestel

Framing Islam at the World of Islam Festival, London, 1976 by Klas Grinel

“I Have Dutch Nationality, But Others Do Not See Me as a Dutchman, of Course” by Elsbeth Visser-Vogel, Jos de Kock, Cok Bakker, and Marcel Barnard

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 23 Issue 1-2

Special Issue: Violence and the Politics of Aesthetics: A Postcolonial Maghreb Without Borders

Violence and the Politics of Aesthetics: A Postcolonial Maghreb Without Borders by Brahim El Guabli and Jill Jarvis

Decolonising Violence: Revolutionary Affinities Between the U.S. Black Power Movement and the Moroccan Journal Souffles by Teresa Villa-Ignacio

Souffles–Anfās and the Moroccan Avant-Garde Post-Independence by Anouar El Younssi

Rethinking the Maghreb and the Post-Colonial Intellectual in Khatibi’s Les temps modernes Issue in 1977 by Idriss Jebari

(Im)mobility and Mediterranean Migrations: Journeys ‘Between the Pleasures of Wealth and the Desires of the Poor’ by Mariangela Palladino

Chiasmus and après-coup: Andalusia as Trauma in Rachid Boudjedra’s La Prise de Gibraltar by Edwige Tamalet Talbayev

Gender, Violence and Representation in Three Algerian Women’s Films by Touria Khannous

Writing Beyond Trauma: Assia Djebar, Maissa Bey, and New National Identities after Algeria’s Civil War by Meryem Belkaid

Writing Violence in Bashīr Muftī’s Ashbāḥ al-Madīnah al-Maqtūlah (The Ghosts of the Murdered City) by Houda Hamdi

Towards an Ethics of Traumatic Memory: Mouloud Feraoun’s La cité des roses and Zahia Rahmani’s France, récit d’une enfance by Lucy R. McNair

Tagging in Algeria: Graffiti as Aesthetic Claim and Protest by Karim Ouaras

Laughing at the Victims: The Function of Popular Jokes during Algeria’s ‘Dark Decade,’ 1991–2002 by Elizabeth Perego

Narrating Tazmamart: Visceral Contestations of Morocco’s Transitional Justice and Democracy by Naïma Hachad

Documentary Cinema and Memory of Political Violence in Post-Authoritarian Morocco and Tunisia (2009–2015) by Marie Pierre-Bouthier

The Resurgence of Prison Memory in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia Testimonies Between Truth and Memory by Bechir Ghachem

Haunting the Future: Narratives of Jewish Return in Israeli and Moroccan Cinema by Alexandra Chreiteh (Shraytekh)


The Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghrib by Raphaël Lefèvre


Youssef Fadel’s Re-Imagination(s) of Moroccan Testimonial Literature: A Book Review Essay by Brahim El Guabli


The Urban and Virtual Rhetoric of Tcharmil: Display, Violence and Resistance by Moulay Driss El Maarouf and Taieb Belghazi

Reducing Barriers: How The Jews of Djerba Are Using Tourism to Assert Their Place in the Modern Nation State of Tunisia by Mourad Boussetta

Le Patrimoine Vivant: Ethnographic Dilemma in Independent Tunisia by Virginie Rey

Journal of Palestine Studies

Journal of Palestine Studies

Volume 47 Issue 2


Reframing Public Health in Wartime: From the Biomedical Model to the “Wounds Inside” by Rita Giacaman

Toxic Occupation: Leveraging the Basel Convention in Palestine by Selma Abdel-Qader and Tanya Lee Roberts-Davis

Locating Palestine’s Summer Residence: Mandate Tourism and National Identity by Andrea L. Stanton


Narrating Palestine: The Palestinian Oral History Archive Project by Hana Sleiman and Kaoukab Chebaro

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Volume 20 Issue 1

Change Through Continuity: A Case Study of Q. 4:34 in Ibn ʿĀshūr’s al-Taḥrīr wa’l-tanwīr by Hadia Mubarak

In the Gardens with Ibrahim: An Evaluation of Fī riyāḍ al-tafsīr by Shaykh Ibrahim Niasse, a Contemporary, Traditional Tafsīr by Oludamini Ogunnaike

The Role of Context in Interpreting and Translating the Qur’an by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem

Moses and Pharaoh’s Magicians: A Discursive Analysis of the Qur’anic Narratives in the Light of Late Antique Texts and Traditions by Andrew C. Smith

Articles in Arabic

Derivatives of the Root n-k-ḥ (Relating to women) in the Qur’an: A Lexical and Contextual Study by Mahdi Asad Arar

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Volume 28 Issue 1

A Subtle Difference: On Ending One’s Own Life in Muslim Religious Thought by Jan-Peter Hartung

Tales Bent Backward: Early Modern Local History in Persianate Transregional Contexts by Derek J. Mancini-Lander

Reframing the Mongols in 1260: The Armenians, the Mongols and the Magi by Angus Stewart

New Light on Early Mongol Islamisation: The Case of Arghun Aqa’s Family by Ishayahu Landa

The British Monopoly on the Surat Trade to the Middle East and the Indian Ship-Owning Merchants’ Struggle Against It: 1759–1800 by Michelguglielmo Torri

Journal of Sufi Studies

Journal of Sufi Studies

Volume 6 Issue 2

Jews and Judaism in Classical Sufi Literature by Elisha Russ-Fishbane

Comparing the Teachings of ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī and Abū Madyan by Pascal Held

Sufi Poetry in Twentieth-Century Nigeria by Andrea Brigaglia

Middle East Critique

Middle East Critique

Volume 27 Issue 1

Special Issue: Trajectory for Kurds

Guest Editor’s Introduction: Trajectory for Kurds by Egemen B. Bezci

When the Present Sends Back to the Past: Reading the Kurdish Issue in the 2010s by Hamit Bozarslan

Kurdayetî: Pan-Kurdish Solidarity and Cross-Border Links in Times of War and Trauma by William Gourlay

Paradigm Shift between Turkey and the Kurds: From ‘Clash of the Titans’ to ‘Game of Thrones’ by Burak Bilgehan Özpek

Mutual Economic Interdependence or Economic Imbalance: Turkish Private Sector Presence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq by Christina Bache

Homeland Calling: Kurdish Diaspora and State-building in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq in the Post-Saddam Era by Bahar Baser

The Middle East Journal

The Middle East Journal

Volume 72 Issue 1

Securitized Diplomacy: Israel’s Jewish Identity and the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process by Ronnie Olesker

Not Allowed to Win: Lebanon’s Sporting Boycott of Israel by Danyel Reiche

Exploring Palestinian Weapon Proliferation during the Oslo Peace Process by Jamie Levin

Social Relationships and the Prevention of Anti-Christian Violence in Egypt by Jason Brownlee

Making Winners: Urban Transformation and Neoliberal Populism in Turkey by Seda Demiralp

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 54 Issue 1

Exclusion-Moderation in the Gulf Context: Tracing the Development of Pragmatic Islamism in Kuwait by Courtney Freer

Nexus of Armed Conflicts and Migrations to the Gulf: Migrations to the GCC from War-Torn Source Countries in Asia, Africa and the Arab Neighbourhood by Marko Valenta and Jo Jakobsen

The Domestic Application of International Human Rights Conventions in Saudi Arabia and the Need to Ratify Conventions on Migrant Workers by Abdullah M. Almutairi

The Renunciation of Minority Rights and the Making of the 1926 Civil Law: Mahzars Penned by non-Muslim Minorities by Betül Açıkgöz and Erdoğan Keskinkılıç

A Project of Destruction, Peace, or Techno-Science? Untangling the Relationship between the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) and the Kurdish Question in Turkey by Arda Bilgen

East Sees East: The Image of Jews from Islamic Countries in the Jewish Discourse of Interwar Poland by Magdalena Kozłowska

From the Land of the Rising Sun to the Nation of the Crescent Moon: A Visit to Turkey by a Japanese Training Fleet by Safiye Kiranlar and Muhammed Bilal Çelik

The First World War and the Middle East: A Literature Review of Recent Scholarship by Rob Johnson

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 54 Issue 2

The British Mandate and the Crisis of Palestinian Landlessness, 1929–1936 by Charles Anderson

The Second World War as a Turning Point in Arab–Jewish Relations: The Case of Jaffa and Tel Aviv by Tamir Goren

Ethnic Interests and National Ideology during Israel’s First Decade: Addressing the Rational Oriental Vote by Avi Bareli

Mixed Fragmented Migrations of Iraqis and Challenges to Iraqi Refugee Integration: The Jordanian Experience by Kwaku Opoku Dankwah and Marko Valenta

Migration, Memory and Mythification: Relocation of Suleymani Tribes on the Northern Ottoman–Iranian Frontier by Erdal Çiftçi

Struggling for the Kurdish Vote: Religion, Ethnicity and Victimhood in AKP and BDP/HDP Rally Speeches by Ioannis N. Grigoriadis and Esra Dilek

Institutional Journalism in a Revolutionary Crisis: The Press as an Aide to the Muslim Brotherhood 2011–2012 by Liad Porat & Alonit Berenson

Between Private and Collective in New Generation Palestinian Literature: Akram Musallam as a Test Case by Dorit Gottesfeld

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 108 Issue 1

Special Issue: Ibn Taymiyya: Receptions (14th – 17th Century)

Introduction by Caterina Bori

Ibn Taymiyya and His Ashʿarite Opponents on Reason and Revelation: Similarities, Differences, and a Vicious Circle by Frank Griffel

Theology as Translation: Ibn Taymiyya’s Fatwa Permitting Theology and Its Reception into His Averting the Conflict between Reason and Revealed Tradition (Darʾ Taʿāruḍ al-ʿAql wa l-Naql) by Jon Hoover and Marwan Abu Ghazaleh Mahajneh

Ibn Taymiyya (14th to 17th Century): Transregional Spaces of Reading and Reception by Caterina Bori

Ibn Taymiyya as Avicennan? Fourteenth-Century Cosmological Controversies in Damascus by Rodrigo Adem

Reading Ibn Taymiyya in Granada. A Study of Inexplicit Citation by Islam Dayeh

Ibn Taymiyya on the Proofs of Prophecy and His Legacy: Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya (d. 751/1350) and Ibn al-Wazīr (d. 840/1436) by Nadjet Zouggar

Taymiyyan Taṣawwuf Meets Ottoman Orthodoxy: Reformed Sufism in the Thought of Aḥmad al-Rūmī al-Āqḥiṣārī by Mustapha Sheikh

Politics and Religion

Politics and Religion

Volume 11 Issue 1

Religious Regulation as Foreign Policy: Morocco’s Islamic Diplomacy in West Africa by Ann Marie Wainscott

Secularism and Nonreligion

Secularism and Nonreligion

Volume 7 Issue 3

Reframing Secularist Premises: Divorce among Traditionalist Muslim and Jewish Women within the Secular State by Pascale Fournier and Jacques Berlinerblau

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 19 Issue 1

Turkey’s EU Accession as a Factor in the 2016 Brexit Referendum by James Ker-Lindsay

Ethnicity and Confidence in Government: The Case of Turkish-Minority Relations by Tavishi Bhasin, Charity Butcher, and Deniz Gumustekin

The Otherness of Turkey in European Integration by Kürşad Ertuğrul and Öznur Akcalı Yılmaz

The Political Economy of Coups d’Etat: A General Survey and a Local Theory for Turkey by Alper H. Yagci

A Snapshot of the Blackbox: A 2015 Survey of the Turkish Officer Corps by Metin Gurcan

From Competitive to Multidirectional Memory: A Literary Tool for Comparison by Çimen Günay-Erkol and Deniz Şenol-Sert

Autobiography and Conservative-Nationalist Political Opposition in Early Republican Turkey by Yasemin Ipek