Summer 2019 Journal Roundup

[Updated: 23 October] Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. Fifteen iterations have been published and the Summer 2019 edition is now online. The Summer Edition currently has issues from fifty-two journals in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines and will be revised as more journals announce their summer issues.

The journal roundup project covers over ninety 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



Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean

Al-Masāq: Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean

Volume 31 Issue 2

Special Issue: Not the Final Frontier’: The World of Medieval Islands

Editorial by Luca Zavagno, Rebecca Darley, and Jonathan Jarrett


“Going to the Extremes”: The Balearics and Cyprus in the Early Medieval Byzantine Insular System by Luca Zavagno

Sicily: A Frontier in the Centre of the Sea? By Matthew Harpster

Mastic Production in Medieval Chios: Economic Flows and Transitions in an Insular Setting by Nikolas Bakirtzis and Xenophon Moniaros

Nests of Pirates? “Islandness” in the Balearic Islands and La Garde-Freinet by Jonathan Jarrett

The Island Frontier: Socotra, Sri Lanka and the Shape of Commerce in the Late Antique Western Indian Ocean by Rebecca Darley

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

Volume 36 Issue 3

Special Issue: (Mis)Representations of Islam: Politics, Community, and Advocacy

Muslims, Catholics, and the Secular State by Robert Hefner

Smelling Baraka by James Edmonds

Transnational Theological Encounters by Meryem Zaman

Arab Law Quarterly

Arab Law Quarterly

Volume 33 Issue 3

The Effects of the Trade-related Investment Measures Agreement on the Egyptian Economy by Lourna El-Deeb and Ahmed Labeeb

The Protection of Minors in UAE Law as Persons in Need: An Analytical Study by Iyad Mohammad Jadalhaq and Ibrahim Sulaiman al-Qatawnah

Fundamental Legal Treatment of Trafficking in Women on a Lebanese and International Level by Jamal Barafi

Arab Studies Quarterly

Arab Studies Quarterly

Volume 41 Issue 3

Captured by the Quagmire: Iraq’s Lost Generation and the Prospects for Children across the Arab Region Today by Shireen T. Ismael

The Clashing Religions at Turbulent Political Times by Samar Attar

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

Arabic Sciences and Philosophy

Volume 29 Issue 2

Ibn al-Haytham, Ibn Sīnā, al-Ṭūsī: Égalité ou Congruence by Roshdi Rashed

Avicenna’s Influence on Maimonides’ “Epistle on Astrology” by Elon Harvey

As Drops in Their Sea: Angelology through Ontology in Faḫr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s al-Maṭālib al-῾Āliya by Nora Jacobsen Ben Hammed

An Exceptional Sage and the Need for the Messenger: The Politics of Fiṭra in a 12th-Century Tale by Raissa A. Von Doetinchem De Rande

Ibn Raḥīq’s Text on the Milky Way: Perception of the Milky Way in the Early Islamic Society by Andreas Eckart

Aḥmad B. al-Ṭayyib al-Saraḫsī, Réviseur de l’Introduction Arithmétique de Nicomaque De Gérase et Rédacteur des Rasā᾿il Iḫwān al-Ṣafā᾿ by Guillaume de Vaulx D’Arcy



Volume 66 Issue 3-4

Introduction: les documents de chancellerie au prisme de l’historicité dans l’Islam médiéval by Pascal Buresi

The Myriad Sources of the Vocabulary of ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd al-Kātib (d. 132/750) by Wadād al-Qāḍī

Li-kull dahr dawla wa-riǧāl: temps, auteurs et autorité chez les théoriciens andalous de la kitāba, Ve/XIe-VIe/XIIe siècles by Bruna Soravia

La chancellerie almohade de Tinmāl: l’imām Ibn Tūmart et la formation de la structure de la lettre almohade (515/1121-524/1129) by Jaafar Benelhaj Soulami

Les citations de lettres de la chancellerie almohade dans les chroniques: rôle, place et fonction narrative by Mehdi Ghouirgate

Kātib or muwaṯṯiq? New Approaches to the Writing of Private Arabic Documents in Granada by Sergio Carro Martín

Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs

Volume 50 Issue 3

The Impact of Globalization on Saudi Male Millennials’ Identity Narratives by Mark C. Thompson

Iran’s Struggle for Strategic Dominance in a Post-ISIS Iraq by Beston Husen Arif

Kurdistan’s Referendum: The Withdrawal of the Kurdish Forces in Kirkuk by Hawre Hasan Hama and Farhad Hassan Abdulla

Labor Zionist Ideology and the Foundation of Israeli Foreign Policy by Hamed Mousavi

Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 4 Issue 1

Re-Examining the Story of Banū Qurayẓah Jews in Medina with a Reference to the Account of Ibn Isḥāq by Sadik Kirazli

No Looking Back: Islam and Identity in Contemporary Australian Art by Sam Bowker

An Assessment of Arberry’s Translation of Emphasis in Qur’anic Dialogue by Lama Edris

Reviving Avicenna’s Hermeneutics: Muḥammad ‘Abduh on the Qur’an as a Source of Scientific Knowledge by Mohammad Abu Shareea

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 46 Issue 3

A ‘Nation in Exile’: The Renewed Diaspora of Syrian Armenian Repatriates by Marisa Della Gatta

Corruption Protection: Fractionalization and the Corruption of Anti-corruption Efforts in Iraq after 2003 by Sarwar Mohammed Abdullah

Reza Shah’s Journey into Exile by Shaul Bakhash

Syria, Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E. and Qatar: The ‘Sectarianization’ of the Syrian Conflict and Undermining of Democratization in the Region by Line Khatib

Equal Partners? The Information Research Department, SAVAK and the Dissemination of Anti-communist Propaganda in Iran, 1956–68 by Darius Wainwright

Talismans and Figural Representation in Islam: A Cultural History of Images and Magic by Negar Zeilabi

Party Competition in the Middle East: Spatial Competition in the Post-Arab Spring Era by Ali Çarkoğlu, André Krouwel, and Kerem Yıldırım

Iran’s 1907 Constitution and Its Sources: A Critical Comparison by Eric Massie and Janet Afary

The ‘Formal’ Marjaʿ: Shiʿi Clerical Authority and the State in Post-2003 Iraq by Harith Hasan Al-Qarawee

Understanding Arab Civil Society: Functional Validity as the Missing Link by Carmen Geha

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Volume 82 Issue 2

Indo-Persian historian and Sindho-Persian intermediary: the Tarikh-i Maʿsumi of Mir Muhammad Maʿsum Bhakkari (d. 1606) by Ali Anooshahr

“The Grace of God” as evidence for a written Uthmanic archetype: the importance of shared orthographic idiosyncrasies by Marijn van Putten

Samāǧa performances in third/ninth-century Abbasid courts by Massimiliano Borroni

Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 38 Issue 3

Special Issue: Practices of Traditionalization in Central Asia

Editorial by Madeleine Reeves


Practices of Traditionalization in Central Asia by Judith Beyer and Peter Finke


Women of Protest, Men of Applause: Political Activism, Gender and Tradition in Kyrgyzstan by Judith Beyer and Aijarkyn Kojobekova

Traditionalization, or the Making of a Reputation: Women, Weddings and Expenditure in Tajikistan by Juliette Cleuziou

The Body Global and the Body Traditional: A Digital Ethnography of Instagram and Nationalism in Kazakhstan and Russia by Diana T. Kudaibergenova

The Veterans’ Gala: The Use of Tradition in an Industrial Labour Conflict in Contemporary Kazakhstan by Tommaso Trevisani

Appropriating and Contesting ‘Traditional Islam’: Central Asian Students at the Russian Islamic University in Tatarstan by Dominik Müller

Traditionalization as a Response to State-Induced Development in Rural Tibetan Areas of Qinghai, PRC by Jarmila Ptackova

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Volume 12 Issue 3

Post-Islamism: Ideological Delusions and Sociological Realities by Abdul Ghani Imad

Offensive versus Defensive Realism: Russia’s Policy of Countering the United States in Syria and Beyond by Dmitry Grafov

Rethinking the Root Causes of The Tunisian Revolution and its Implications by Mohammad Dawood Sofi

The Mauritanian Civil State in Crisis: The Gulf between Society and State by Mohamed El-Amine Ould Mohamed Ibrahim

Sovereignty in Morocco: Between Royal Legitimacy and Democratic Legitimacy by Mohamed Fouad El Achouri

Saudi Arabia and UAE in the Horn of Africa: Containing Security Threats from Regional Rivals by Shady Ahmed Mansour and Yara Yehia Ahmed

Contemporary Islam

Contemporary Islam

Volume 13 Issue 2

Reading and Remembering Saba Mahmood: Islam, Ethics, and the Hermeneutics of Tradition by Robert W. Hefner

The American Prophetic Tradition and Social Justice Activism among Muslims in Milwaukee, Wisconsin by Caroline Seymour-Jorn, Kristin Sziarto, and Anna Mansson McGinty

Reviving “A Forgotten Sunna:” Hijamah (Cupping Therapy), Prophetic Medicine, and the Re-Islamization of Unani Medicine in Contemporary India by Kira Schmidt Stiedenroth

Digitalizing Islamic Lectures: Islamic Apps and Religious Engagement in Contemporary Indonesia by Moch Fakhruroji

Marriage “Sharia Style”: Everyday Practices of Islamic Morality in England by Julie Billaud

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Volume 7 Issue 2-3

Special Issue: Writing in My Own Script: Allographic and Garshunographic Systems in Late Antiquity—Part 1

Introduction by George A. Kiraz and Sabine Schmidtke


Characteristics of Some Turkic Garshuni Texts Preserved in an 18th Century Chaldean Prayer Book by Jonas Karlsson

A Functional Approach to Garshunography: A Case Study of Syro-X and X-Syriac Writing Systems by George A. Kiraz

Some Remarks on the Use of Garšūnī and Other Allographic Writing Systems by the Melkites by Johannes Pahlitzsch

A Syro-Turkic Poem on Divine Economy Ascribed to Khāmīs: Critical Edition by Anton Pritula and Peter Zieme


Dual Script Mixed Code Literary Sources from the Cairo Genizah by Meira Polliack

Script-switching between Hebrew and Arabic Scripts in Documents from the Cairo Genizah by Esther-Miriam Wagner

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

Volume 8 Issue 2

Editorial Essay

Confining Contingency by Farhan Karim

Design in Theory Articles

One House of Worship with Many Roofs: Imposing Architecture to Mediate Sunni, Alevi, and Gülenist Islam in Turkey by Angela Andersen

Housing Others: Design and Identity in a Bedouin Village by Noam Shoked

Staging Baghdad as a Problem of Development by Huma Gupta

Architecture of Exclusion: The Savujbulagh-i Mukri Garrison, Border-Making, and the Transformation of the Ottoman-Qajar Frontier by Nader Sayadi

Reconstructing the Muslim Self in Diaspora: Socio-Spatial Practices in Urban European Mosques by Elisabeth Becker

Design in Practice Article

The Rome Mosque and Islamic Centre: A Case of Diasporic Architecture in the Globalized Mediterranean by Theodore Van Loan and Eva-Maria Troelenberg

International Journal of Middle East Studies

International Journal of Middle East Studies

Volume 51 Issue 3


“The Fault of Our Grandfathers”: Yemen’s Third-Generation Migrants Seeking Refuge from Displacement by Nathalie Peutz

The Sound and Meaning of God’s Word: Affirmation in an Old Cairo Qurʾan Lesson by Nermeen Mouftah


Gender Anxieties in the Iranian Zūrkhānah by H.E. Chehabi

Documenting Community in the Late Ottoman Empire by Henry Clements

Shiny Things and Sovereign Legalities: Expropriation of Dynastic Property in the Late Ottoman Empire and Early Turkish Republic by Ceyda Karamursel

New Directions in Sports Studies


Introduction: Is There a Middle Eastern Sport? By Tamir Sorek

Sports and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Murat C. Yıldız

“We Are mansaf, You Are mulūkhīya”: Symbols and Meanings of Football in Jordan by Dag Tuastad

Hegemonic Discourses Clash in the Stadium: Sport, Nationalism, and Globalization in Turkey by John Konuk Blasing

Football Femininities: Lessons from the Gulf by Charlotte Lysa

Sport, Bodily Habitus, and the Subject(s) of the Middle East by Paul A. Silverstein

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 52 Issue 3-4

Commercial, Confessional, and Military Encounters in the Ottoman–Iranian Borderlands in the Early Modern Period by Fariba Zarinebaf

Azerbaijan between Two Empires: A Contested Borderland in the Early Modern Period (Sixteenth‒Eighteenth Centuries) by Fariba Zarinebaf

A Messiah Untamed: Notes on the Philology of Shah Ismāʿīl’s Dīvān by Ferenc Csirkés

Treaty of Zohab, 1639: Foundational Myth or Foundational Document? By Sabri Ateş

Rethinking Idris-i Bidlisi: An Iranian Bureaucrat and Historian between the Shah and the Sultan by Vural Genç

The Safavid-Qizilbash Ecumene and the Formation of the Qizilbash-Alevi Community in the Ottoman Empire, c. 1500–c. 1700 by Rıza Yıldırım

Through the Backdoor: An Overview of the English East India Company’s Rise and Fall in Safavid Iran, 1616–40 by Daniel Razzari

Safavid Iran and the “Turkish Question” or How to Avoid a War on Multiple Fronts by Rudi Matthee

Ottoman Taxation and the Province of Tabriz in the Early Eighteenth Century by Fariba Zarinebaf

The Mazandarani Dialect of Kalijān Rostāq by Habib Borjian

Operation Countenance: The 1941 Invasion of Iran and the Clash of Propaganda Narratives by Mervyn Roberts

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Volume 30 Issue 3

Agency, Identity and Ecumenicalism in the American Missionary Schools of Tripoli, Lebanon by Joshua Donovan

Copts, the State and the 1949–1950 al-Majlis al-Millī Electoral Crisis: Articulating Community in a Time of Anxiety by Weston Bland

‘It’s Not Just about Faith’: Narratives of Transformation When Moving Out of Islam in the Netherlands and Britain by Maria Vliek

Advancing Shūrā: A Social Agent for Democratization by Shaheen Amid Whyte

Sharʿī Norms and German Schools: Court Challenges to Participation in Swimming Lessons, School Trips and Sex Education by Fabian Spengler

In Search of the Supracultural: American Missionaries in the Gulf in 1920s–1930s by Jerzy Zdanowski

Islamic Law and Society

Islamic Law and Society

Volume 26 Issue 4

Un traité de droit mālikite égyptien redécouvert : Aṣbaġ b. al-Faraǧ (m. 225/ 840) et le serment d’abstinence by Mathieu Tillier and Naïm Vanthieghem

Underwriting the Empire: Nizamiye Courts, Tax Farming and the Public Debt Administration in Ottoman Syria by Nora Barakat

Filling Gaps in Legislation: The Use of Fiqh by Contemporary Courts in Morocco, Egypt, and Indonesia by Baudouin Dupret, Adil Bouhya, Monika Lindbekk and Ayang Utriza Yakin

‘Where Only Women May Judge’: Developing Gender-Just Islamic Laws in India’s All-Female ‘Sharī‘ah Courts’ by Justin Jones

From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law, written by Will Smiley, 2019 by Mariam Sheibani

Corporate Islam: Sharia and the Modern Workplace, written by Patricia Sloane-White, 2017 by Sarah A. Tobin

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 25 Issue 4

Comparing the Image of the Arab in the Palmah Generation Literature to the Enemy Image in Soviet Literature by Helena Rimon and Ron Schleifer

Silencing and Silence in Negev Bedouin Students’ Narrative Discourse by Adnan Gribiea, Smadar Ben-Asher, and Irit Kupferberg

Mizrahi Perceptions of Their TV Portrayal in Israel by Nissim Katz and Hillel Nossek

Photographic Portrayal of Israel in the Italian Leftwing Press, 1947-67 by Dario Migliucci

Changing Borders in a Changing Region: The Civilian Dimension and Security Predicament along the Syrian-Israeli Border by Nir Boms and Karolina Zielińska

Keys for Peace in the Middle East: Interview with Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich by Raphael Cohen-Almagor

Risk Aversion and the Character of the Individual’s Place of Residence by Tchai Tavor

Israeli Political Attitudes and Income in the 2006–2015 Elections by Zoya Nissanov

Jewish Sport Associations in Poland before World War II by Joanna Banbula

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 25 Issue 5

The Power of Hegemony: Human Figures on Israeli Banknotes by Na’ama Sheffi and Anat First

Benjamin Netanyahu’s State Visit to India by Pradipta Roy

Grassroots Diplomacy in Practice: Initiatives by Israeli Civilians at Bridging the Divide with the Iranian People by S. Shahvar and M. Sepahan

From Material to Abstract: Contemporary Israeli Design Manifested through the Culture of Wood by Kenneth Segal and Jonathan Ventura

A Biblical View of Eating and Nutrition in Contrast to That in Graeco-Roman Writings: Restraint, Respect, Purpose, and Order by Kalman J. Kaplan, Matthew B. Schwartz, and Moriah Markus-Kaplan

The Israeli Tax Reforms in the 1970s as Socially Oriented Reforms by Yair Barak

‘Journalist 2.0?’ Educational Radio in Israel by Tal Laor

Gender Preferences of Work Outcomes over the Course of Time: A Cross-Sectional Study in Israel by Moshe Sharabi, Javier Simonovich, and Tal Shahor

Broken Worlds in Broken Words: Empty Discourse on War in Israeli Literature by Orna Levin

Jerusalem Quarterly

Jerusalem Quarterly

Issue 78

Pilgrims and Pilgrimage


Pilgrims and Pilgrimage by Jacob Norris

“Guardians” of the Road: Abu Ghush Family in the Jerusalem Mountains during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by Mustafa Abbasi

Jerusalem as a Christian Sacrament by Thomas Hummel

Holy Cities in Conflict: Jerusalem in a Broader Context by Mick Dumper

Why Do Palestinians Burn Jewish Holy Sites? The Fraught History of Joseph’s Tomb by Alex Shams

Like a Seal on Your Arm: The Tradition of Tattooing among Jerusalem Pilgrims by Marie-Armelle Beaulieu

Letter from Jerusalem

Pilgrimage: Shaper of Jerusalem by George Hintlian


Beyond Jerusalem Syndrome: Religious Mania and Miracle Cures in British Mandate Palestine by Chris Wilson

Diaries of an Ottoman Spymaster?: Treason, Slander, and the Afterlife of Memoir in Empire’s Long Shadow by Chloe Bordewich

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Volume 87 Issue 3

Lived Secularism: Studies in India and Turkey by Anna Bigelow

Fatwa, Discursivity, and the Art of Ethical Embedding by Omer Awass

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Volume 139 Issue 2

Cross My Heart and Hope to Die: A Diachronic Examination of the Mutual Self-Cursing (mubāhala) in Islam by Rana Mikati

Justus Raphelengius (1573-1628) and Turkish Folk Tales by Nil Palabiyik

Journal of Arabic Literature

Journal of Arabic Literature

Volume 50 Issue 2

Allegories of Ruin: Architecture and Knowledge in Early Arabic Poetry by Hassanaly Ladha

Andalusi Contests, Syrian Media Content: The Poetic Ritual Ijāzah by Samuel England

In the Shadows of the Middle East’s Wars, Oil, and Peace: The Construction of Female Desires and Lesbianism in Middlebrow Egyptian Literature by Hanan Hammad

Allegiance Performed: Waṭaniyyah Poetry on the Stage of the Shāʿir al-Milyūn Competition by Katrien Vanpee

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Volume 54 Issue 5

Understanding Hegemony of Caste in Political Islam and Sufism in Sindh, Pakistan by Ghulam Hussain

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Volume 10 Issue 2

The Mughal Manuscript of the Ḥamza-nāma in the Context of Oral Storytelling and Performance: Correction, Comprehension, Reconstruction and Narrative Cycles by Zahra Faridany-Akhavan

Al-Ṣiqillī or al-Ṣaqalī / Sicily or Tunisia? Ink Recipes from the Western Regions of Islamic Lands by Arianna D’Ottone Rambach

Manuscripts of al-Muṭarrizī’s Works in Tashkent by Akram Khabibullaev

Inks as Instruments of Writing: Ibn al-Ǧazarī’s Book on the Art of Penmanship by Lucia Raggetti

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 30 Issue 3

Up All Night Out of Love for the Prophet: Devotion, Sanctity, and Ritual Innovation in the Ottoman Arab Lands, 1500–1620 by Jonathan Parkes Allen

Islamic Astronomy in Fifteenth-Century Christian Environments: Cardinal Bessarion and His Library by Alberto Bardi

Of Saints, Shrines, and Tractors: Untangling the Meaning of Islam in Soviet Central Asia  by Paolo Sartori

Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies

Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies

Volume 4 Issue 1

Divine Diversity: The Aga Khan’s Vision of Pluralism by Khalil Andani

The Contention Between Secular and Revealed Law: Analyzing Ibn Rushd’s Solution to the Problem of the “Virtuous Society” by Jaan S. Islam

“I Was Born in the Wrong Time”: The Concept of Selfhood in the Writings of Anbar Otin by Donohon Abdugafurova

Ibn Khaldūn’s Defense of Mu‘āwiya: The Dynamics of ‘Aṣabīyya, Mulk and the Counter-Revolution According to the Muqaddima by Mohammad Omar Farooq

Discussion and Debate Forum

Freedom of Conscience in the Qur’an and Hadith by Aisha Y. Musa

Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Volume 15 Issue 2

Dancing Queens: Queer Desire in Golden Era Egyptian Cinema by Mejdulene B. Shomali

Love, Lebanese Style: Toward an Either/And Analytic Framework of Kinship by Sabiha Allouche

A Question of Personal Status: The Lebanese Women’s Movement and Civil Marriage Reform by Nelia Hyndman-Rizk

Girl Guides, Athletes, and Educators: Women and the National Body in Late Colonial Algeria by Jakob Krais

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Volume 39 Issue 3

Special Issue: The Tragedy of the Ottomans: Muslims in the Balkans and Armenian in Anatolia

The Tragedy of the Ottomans: Muslims in the Balkans and Armenians in Anatolia by M. Hakan Yavuz & Hakan Erdagöz

Islamophobia Never Rests in the Balkans: Muslim Communities and the Legacy of Exclusionary Nationalisms and Ethnic Expulsions by Raymond Taras

Islam and Muslims in Greater Serbian Ideology: The Origins of an Antagonism and the Misuse of the Past by Admir Mulaosmanović

Reading the Eastern Question through the Prism of Orientalism: Hubris, Founding Genealogy and James Bryce by Hakan Erdagöz

The Balkan Wars: An Expected Opportunity for Ethnic Cleansing by Igor Despot

Ömer Seyfettin—The Balkan Wars, World War I, and His Criticism of Ottomanism and Minority Nationalisms by Umut Uzer

The Schizoid Border in the Construction of Ethno-Nationalist Body by Senadin Musabegović

Violence as a Means of Nation-Building: The Case of the Balkans (1890–1913) by Mehmet Arısan

Armenians and the Cleansing of Muslims 1878–1915: Influences from the Balkans by Brad Dennis

In Search of the “Immortal” Volunteers: The Legacy of Armenian Fedayis on the Caucasus Front, 1914–1916 by Christopher Gunn

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Volume 8 Issue 3

More Than “Multiple Jeopardy”: Navigating the Legal System as a British-Muslim-Woman-Litigant-in-Person by Suriyah Bi

“Parallel” Muftiates as the “Third Force” among Spiritual Administrations of Muslims in Russia by Renat Bekkin

“The Muslim Question” and Muslim Women Talking Back by Nella van den Brandt

Post-Socialist Sufi Revival in Albania: Public Marginality or Spiritual Privatisation? by Gianfranco Bria

A Fatwa and Its Dialectics: Contextualizing the Permissibility of Mortgages in Stockholm by Uriya Shavit

Social Capital as a Lubricant for Exercising Rights: A Case Study of Selected Muslims in North East England by W.A. Amir Zal

Islam and Secular Citizenships in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and France, written by Carolina Ivanescu by Sakina Loukili

Kingdoms of Faith: A New History of Islamic Spain, written by Brian A. Catlos by Stephan Venmans

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 24 Issue 4

Special Issue: Revolutionary Diplomats? Impacts of the Arab Spring on the Formulation and Implementation of North African Foreign Policies

Article Commentary

Saudi Arabia Reasserts Itself in the Maghrib by Anne Wolf


Revolutionary Diplomats? Introduction to the Study of North African Foreign Policies within the Context of the Arab Spring by Peter J. Schraeder, Brian Endless, Michael J. Schumacher, and Kirstie Lynn Dobbs

Democratisation and the Evolution of the Foreign Policy Content of North African Constitutions by Tofigh Maboudi

Military Influence in Foreign Policy-Making: Changing Dynamics in North African Regimes by Zoltan Barany

Aspiring to the ‘Gatekeeper Role’ in the Realm of Foreign Policy? The North African Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Arab Spring Era by Peter J. Schraeder

Differentiation and Diffusion: Shifting Public Opinion Attitudes toward Foreign Policy in North Africa by Lindsay J. Benstead

Islamist Parties and Foreign Policy in North Africa: Bridging Ideology and Pragmatism by Quinn Mecham

Evolving Role of North African Civil Society Actors in the Foreign Policymaking Process: Youth, Women’s, Labour and Human Rights Organisations by Kirstie Lynn Dobbs and Peter J. Schraeder

The Evolving Impact of Violent Non-state Actors on North African Foreign Policies during the Arab Spring: Insurgent Groups, Terrorists and Foreign Fighters by Michael J. Schumacher and Peter J. Schraeder

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 24 Issue 5

Special Section: ‘Jazīrat al-Maghrib’: North Africa as an Island?

Article commentary

The Myth of Stability in Algeria by Anne Wolf


Introduction to Special Section: ‘Jazīrat al-Maghrib’: North Africa as an Island? By Peter Kitlas

Scholarship, Space, and Strategies of Belonging in al-Maqqarī’s (d. 1031/1632) Literary and Historical Writings by Sabahat F. Adil

Geographies of Vengeance: Orientalism in Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo by Silvia Marsans-Sakly

No Man Is an Island: Globalisation and Resilience in the Fez zillīj Tradition by Ann Shafer

Trapped on the Island: The Politics of Race and Belonging in Jazīrat al-Maghrib by Isabella Alexander

Biopolitics and the Emergent Self-reflexive Maghribi Subjectivity in Laila Lalami’s Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Fouad Mami

Argan Oil and the Question of Empowerment in Rural Morocco by Wendy Perry, Olivia Rappe, Ali Boulhaoua, Latifa Hassan Loux, Youness Elhouss, Hichame Ait Ahssain, Zohra Ait Barich, Hasna Akhiyat, Tayeb Amine Aznague, and Sahar Hraïd

Journal of Ottoman Studies

Journal of Ottoman Studies

Issue 54

Detection of Haydar al-Harawī’s Sharh al-Kashhāf Dedicated to Mehmed I and the Data Presented in This Work in the Literature, Biography and History by M. Taha Boyalik

Surpassing Timur: Superiority Claims of the Aqquyunlus over the Ottomans by Vural Genç

Two Paths to Power: Sokolluzade Hasan Paşa and Hadım Yusuf Paşa and Their Art Patronage in Early-Seventeenth-Century Baghdad by Meli̇s Taner

Habsburg–Ottoman Communication in the Mid-17th Century –The Death of Imperial Courier Johann Dietz. A Case Study by János Szabados

Unusual Foundations in the Ottoman Empire: Non-Muslim Waqfs and Also Those for “Poor Muslims” by Kenan Yildız

Last Fortress in Ottoman Hungary: End of Ottoman Domination in Timişoara (1716) by Beki̇r Gökpinar

New Fiscal Actors to Control Provincial Expenditures at the End of the 18th Century by L. Sevi̇nç Küçükoğlu

Food Safety in the Ottoman Empire: The Problem of Adulterated Olive Oil in the Context of Public Health and International Trade by Oya Gözel-Durmaz

The Ottoman Empire as Seen through the Lens of Israeli Textbooks for History by Seli̇m Tezcan and Alper Saribaş

Journal of Palestine Studies

Journal of Palestine Studies

Volume 48 Issue 4

Special Issue: Black-Palestinian Transnational Solidarity

Black-Palestinian Transnational Solidarity: Renewals, Returns, and Practice by Noura Erakat and Marc Lamont Hill

Palestinian Engagement with the Black Freedom Movement prior to 1967 by Maha Nassar

Troubling Idols: Black-Palestinian Solidarity in U.S. Afro-Christian Spaces by Taurean J. Webb

“To Build a New World”: Black American Internationalism and Palestine Solidarity by Russell Rickford

From the River to the Sea to Every Mountain Top: Solidarity as Worldmaking by Robin D. G. Kelley

Roundtable: On Solidarity Delegations with Ahmad Abuznaid, Phillip Agnew, Maytha Alhassen, Kristian Davis Bailey, and Nadya Tannous

Trump’s Dangerous Vision for Palestine by Khaled Elgindy

The Kushner Plan: Keeping Israeli-Palestinian Peace out of Reach by Paul R. Pillar

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Volume 21 Issue 1

Taste My Punishment and My Warnings (Q. 54:39): On the Torments of Tantalus and Other Painful Metaphors of Taste in the Qur’an by Thomas Hoffmann

Ambiguity, Ideology, and Doctrine Propagation in Qur’an Translation by Burçin K. Mustafa

Tropology and Inimitability: Ibn ʿĀshūr’s Theory of tafsīr in the Ten Prolegomena to al-Taḥrīr wa’l-tanwīr by Gibril Fouad Haddad

Representations of ṣabr in the Qur’an: A Study on the Imperative (khiṭāb al-amr) by Al-Tār Walad ʿAbd Allah and Nahla Zahdī Ibrāhīm Al-Shalabī

The Role of Arabic Grammar in Understanding and Appreciating the Qur’an by Mamoon Abdelhaleem Muhammad Wajih

Journal of Qur’anic Studies

Journal of Qur’anic Studies

Volume 21 Issue 2

Li-qawmin yatafakkarūn (Q. 30:21): Muhammad Asad’s Qur’anic Translatorial Habitus by Furzana Bayri

Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī on the Question ‘Why Worship God?’ by Hannah C. Erlwein

Slavery, Indenture, and Freedom: Exegesis of the ‘mukātaba Verse’ (Q. 24:33) in Early Islam by Ramon Harvey

The Jews Say the Hand of God is Chained: Q. 5:64 as a Response to a Midrash in a piyyut by R. Elʿazar ha-Kallir by Shari L. Lowin

Repetition in āyat al-nūr (Q. 24:35) and āyat al-ẓulumāt (Q. 24:40) by Ashjan Hendi

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Volume 29 Issue 3

Yahia Bihram’s Narrative Colophons Part 1: DC 35 by Matthew Morgenstern

Al-Bustānī’s Approach to the Arabic Language: From Theory to Practice by Fruma Zachs and Yehudit Dror

Acknowledgment Deeds (iqrārs) in Early New Persian from the Area of Bāmiyān (395–430 AH/1005–1039 CE) by Ofir Haim

Negotiating Female Authorship in Eighteenth-Century India: Gender and Multilingualism in a Persian Text by Zahra Shah

The Art of Chieftaincy in the Writings of Pashtun Tribal Rulers by Mikhail Pelevin

Medieval Encounters

Medieval Encounters

Volume 25 Issue 3

Religious Innovation under Fatimid Rule: Jewish and Muslim Rites in Eleventh-Century Jerusalem by Daniella Talmon-Heller and Miriam Frenkel

The Camels of Charles the Bald by Samuel Ottewill-Soulsby

Medieval Encounters

Medieval Encounters

Volume 25 Issue 4

The View from the Monasteries: Taxes, Muslims and Converts in the “Pseudepigrapha” from Middle Egypt by Cecilia Palombo

Abraham Ibn Ezra as the Translator of Astrological and Astronomical Texts from Arabic into Hebrew: Sources and Methods by Shlomo Sela

El discurso anti-islámico castellano: de disputa teológica a cimiento del proyecto universalista carolino (1460–1530) by Constanza Cavallero

Middle East Critique

Middle East Critique

Volume 28 Issue 3

Special Issue: Politics of Time


Making and Unmaking Memories: The Politics of Time in the Contemporary Middle East by Roberto Roccu and Sara Salem


Democratization beyond Capitalist Time: Temporalities of Transition in the Middle East after the Arab Uprisings by Roberto Roccu

Re-remembering Third Worldism: An Affirmative Critique of National Liberation in Algeria by Alina Sajed

Haunted Histories: Nasserism and The Promises of the Past by Sara Salem

Memory Studies in the Middle East: Where Are We Coming From and Where Are We Going? By Sune Haugbolle

Smoke and Mirrors: Rising Israeli ‘Fascism’ or Forgetting the Labour Zionist Past by Sai Englert

The Graveyard of Empires: Haunting, Amnesia and Afghanistan’s Construction as a Burial Site by Nivi Manchanda

Staging the State: Commemoration, Urban Space and the National Symbolic Order in 1970s Cairo by Aya Nassar

War Memory, Confessional Imaginaries, and Political Contestation in Postwar Lebanon by Bassel F. Salloukh

The Middle East Journal

The Middle East Journal

Volume 73 Issue 2

The First Intifada, Settler Colonialism, and 21st Century Prospects for Collective Resistance by Nadia Naser-Najjab and Ghassan Khatib

Palestinian Women Teachers in East Jerusalem: Layers of Discrimination in the Labor Market by Rawan Asali Nuseibeh

Smokescreen Diplomacy: Excluding the Palestinians by Self-Rule by Jørgen Jensehaugen

A Political-Economic History of Jordan’s General Intelligence Directorate: Authoritarian State-Building and Fiscal Crisis by Pete W. Moore

The Politics of Development and Security in Iran’s Border Provinces by Eric Lob and Nader Habibi

Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Volume 12 Issue 2

Special Issue: Media in Turkey

Introduction: Media, Politics and Culture in Turkey, the Middle East and Beyond by Altug Akin and Bilge Yesil

The Weaponization of Doubt: Re-thinking Erdogan in an Era of Trumpism by Christian Christensen

Boycotting Neo-Ottoman Cool: Geopolitics and Media Industries in the Egypt-Turkey Row over Television Drama by Marwan M. Kraidy

#TurkeyIsNotAChicken: How Pro-government Netizens Explain the Coup Attempt to Western Audiences by Bilge Yesil

Political Use of Twitter in Post-Gezi Environmental Protests by Burak Doğu

Does Journalism Exist in Turkey? Constraints on and Struggles in the Field of Journalism in the Post-coup Context by Altug Akin

Local Broadcasting as Tactical Media: Exploring Practices of Kurdish Activism and Journalism in Turkey by Ece Algan

Religion on Air: The Birth and Transformation of Religious Broadcasting in Turkey by Burak Özçetin

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 55 Issue 5

Imagining Modernity: The Language and Genealogy of Modernity in Nineteenth-century Arabic by Wael Abu-ʿUksa

Ottoman Apprentices and Their Experiences by Nalan Turna

Photographs of Ataturk in the Early Republican Press: How His Image Was Used to Visualize Events? By Idil Cetin

The Exile of Husayn b. Ali, Ex-sharif of Mecca and Ex-king of the Hijaz, in Cyprus (1925–1930) by Martin Strohmeier

Changing Israeli Perceptions of the Relations with the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Wake of the June 1967 War: From Coexistence to Open Hostility by Alexander Bligh

Mission Impossible: William Rogers (Secretary of State, 1969–1973) and the Attempt to Reach a Peace Accord between Israel and Egypt by Moshe Gat

The Development of Kuwaiti Islamists’ Political Ideology: The Administration of the Kuwaiti Supreme Committee and the Free Kuwait Campaign during the Second Gulf Crisis 1990–91 by Ali A. Alkandari

Framing the Fall of Sinjar: Kurdish Media’s Coverage of the Yazidi Genocide by Hawre Hasan Hama

Determinants of Arab Public Opinion on the Caliphate: Islamist Elites, Religiosity and Socioeconomic Conditions by Amir Abdul Reda

The Council of Expediency: Crisis and Statecraft in Iran and Beyond by Maziyar Ghiabi

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 55 Issue 6

The British Empire in India, the Gulf pearl and the making of the Middle East by Guillemette Crouzet

Between national sovereignty and foreign capital: the fate of the French companies’ concessions in Turkey after the War of Liberation by Neslişah Leman Başaran Lotz

Young Turk Governance in the Ottoman Empire during the First World War by Erik Jan Zürcher

Turco-British relations, Cold War and reshaping the Middle East: Egypt, Greece and Cyprus (1954–1958) by Cemal Yorgancıoğlu & Şevki Kıralp

The latent politicization of Alevism: the affiliation between Alevis and leftist politics (1960–1980) by Mehmet Ertan

The construction and re-construction of the civil religion around the cult of Atatürk by Birol Çaymaz

Children in war time: the first pupils of the Syrian (Schneller) orphanage in Jerusalem 1860–1863 by Fruma Zachs

Historical geography of the Palestine southern coastal plain in the late Ottoman period – the Ashkelon region as a case study by Avi (Avraham) Sasson

The destruction of old Jaffa in 1936 and the question of the Arab refugees by Tamir Goren

The Sephardi and Oriental Jews of Haifa and Arab-Jewish relations in Mandate Palestine by Moshe Naor

Jewish and Christian Sanctity under Israeli Sovereignty: Mount Zion, King David’s Tomb and the Last Supper Room (1948–1967) by Doron Bar

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 109 Issue 3

Special Issue: Conceptualising the Umma

Conceptualising the Umma: An Introduction by James Piscatori

The Construction of the Umma: From Global Consciousness to an Aspirational Global Society by Ganjar Widhiyoga

Dimensions of Muslim Unity in Russia, 1905‐1917 by Elmira Akhmetova

Between Foreign Policy and the Umma: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and Jordan by Alia Al Kadi

Pathways of the Umma: The Flow of Faith Tourists from Peninsular Malaysia to Aceh in Indonesia by Sumit K. Mandal

Deconstructing the Political Umma: Mohamed Talbi on Discursive Shift and Political Islam by Kelly Al‐Dakkak

Umma: A Modern Turkish Approach by Ravza Altuntaş‐Çakır

Politics and Religion

Politics and Religion

Volume 12 Issue 3

Symposium: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Western Europe, The Middle East, and North Africa

Introduction: Political Secularism and Religious Difference in Western Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa by Jeffrey Haynes and Erin Wilson

Secular–Religious Competition and the Exclusion of Islam from the Public Sphere: Islamic Welfare in Western Europe by Matthias Kortmann

Patterns of Political Secularism in Italy and Turkey: The Vatican and the Diyanet to the Test of Politics by Luca Ozzano and Chiara Maritato

The Normative Power of Secularism. Tunisian Ennahda’s Discourse on Religion, Politics, and the State (2011–2016) by Hanna Pfeifer

The Sacred as Secular: State Control and Mosques Neutrality in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia by Teije H. Donker

The Secular-Religious Competition Perspective in Comparative Perspective by Jonathan Fox

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Volume 20 Issue 2
Unforced Errors: ISIS, the Baath Party, and the Reconciliation of the Religious and the Secular by Megan K. McBride
Religion Compass

Religion Compass

Volume 13 Issue 8
From the Book of Mormon to the Circle Seven Koran: Scriptures of American New Religions by Christopher James Blythe
Studia Islamica

Studia Islamica

Volume 114 Issue 2

Le jeûne de ramaḍān: la construction de la communauté des fidèles by Mohammed Hocine Benkheira

Facts or Fables? Muslims’ Evaluation of Historical Memory by Hossein Modarressi

Heraclius’ War Propaganda and the Qurʾān’s Promise of Reward for Dying in Battle by Tommaso Tesei

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 20 Issue 4

Special Issue: EU-Induced Policy Change in Turkey’s Environment and Energy Policy

Introduction: Special Issue on EU-Induced Policy Change in Turkey’s Environment and Energy Policy by Alexander Bürgin and Kai Oppermann


Policy Learning: An Understudied Mechanism of EU Influence on Turkish Domestic Politics by Alexander Bürgin

Price and Prejudice: The Politics of Carbon Market Establishment in Turkey by Ethemcan Turhan and Arif Cem Gündoğan

Climate Governance in Turkey: A Forward-Looking Perspective by Zerrin Savaşan

Turkey’s Nuclear Energy Policy in the Context of Environment: A Case of Europeanization? By S. Duygu Sever

The Urbanization Policy of Turkey: An Uneasy Symbiosis of Unimplemented Policy with Centralized Pragmatic Interventions by Savaş Zafer Şahin

The Multi-Level Policy Learning of Environmental Policy: Insights from Izmir by Koray Velibeyoğlu and Onur Mengi

What Did the Turkish Climate Movement Learn from a Global Policy Failure? Frame Shift after the Copenhagen Climate Summit by Barış Gençer Baykan