Winter 2020 Journal Roundup

Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. Fifty-five iterations have been published and the Winter 2020 edition is now online. The Winter 2020 edition currently has issues from forty-four 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 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 [Curated by Jeta Luboteni with the Maydan team].



Volume 32 Issue 1

Special Issue: Cities and Citizenship after Rome

Introduction: Cities and Citizenship after Rome: Introduction by Sam Ottewill-Soulsby & Javier Martínez Jiménez

Civitas Romana: The Fluidity of an Ideal by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill

Local and Universal Citizenship in Works of the Cappadocian Fathers by Thomas R. Langley

Monastic Jargon and Citizenship Language in Late Antiquity by Claudia Rapp

Banished from the Company of the Good. Christians and Aliens in Fifth-Century Rome by Robert Flierman & Els Rose

Urban Identity and Citizenship in the West between the Fifth and Seventh Centuries by Javier Martínez Jiménez

Arab Law Quarterly

Arab Law Quarterly

Volume 34 Issue 1

Penal Protection of Public Health from the Effects of Pollution in the UAE Federal Law by Ibrahim Suleiman Al Qatawneh

The Constitutional Framework of International Law in the Gulf: Ratification and Implementation of International Treaties in GCC Constitutions by Gianluca P. Parolin

The Financial and Supervisory Role of the Federal National Council in the United Arab Emirates by Ahmad Aljobair

A Decade of Development: The Civil and Commercial Court of the Qatar Financial Centre by Andrew Dahdal and Francis Botchway

A Decade of Development: The Civil and Commercial Court of the Qatar Financial Centre by Andrew Dahdal and Francis Botchway

The GCC Human Rights Declaration: An Instrument of Rhetoric? by Mustafa El-Mumin

The Libyan Supreme Court on Interest in Commercial Transactions by Kilian Bälz

Arab Law Quarterly

Arab Law Quarterly

Volume 34, Issue 3

Urbūn (Earnest Money): Legal Framework in Islamic and Positive Law and Comparison with the Call Option Contract by Laita Ibtihal Fares, Abdellah Marghich, and Mohamed Habachi

Gulf Declaration of Human Rights (GDHR) Protection against Slavery: A Double-edged Sword by Mustafa el-Mumin

The Legislative and Institutional Framework for War-affected Land Rights in Iraq: Up to the Task Post-ISIS? by Jon D. Unruh

The Carrier’s Liability for Delay under UAE Maritime Law: A Comparative Study by Eman Naboush

Arab Sciences and Philosophy

Arab Sciences and Philosophy

Volume 30 Issue 1

Relation as Key to God’s Knowledge of Particulars in the Tahāfut Al-Tahāfut and the Ḍamīma: A Cross-Talk Between Averroes, Al-Ġazālī and Avicenna by Jean-Baptiste Brenet

Ibn Al-Haytham Et Le Mouvement D’Enroulement by Roshdi Rashed, Erwan Penchèvre

On the Latin Source of the Italian Version of Alhacen’s De Aspectibus (Vat. Lat. 4595) by Dominique Raynaud

Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs

Volume 51 Issue 1

Iran’s 2019–2020 Demonstrations: The Changing Dynamics of Political Protests in Iran by Afshin Shahi & Ehsan Abdoh-Tabrizi

The War in Syria: A Longue Durée Perspective by Federico Manfredi Firmian

The Rise and Fall of Islamic State: Current Challenges and Future Prospects by Hassanein Ali

The Assad-Erdogan Relationship: A Mirror Into Syrian-Turkish Ties by Kamal Alam

Iraqi Kurdistan’s 2017 Independence Referendum: The Kdp’s Public and Private Motives by Hawre Hasan Hama

Kazakhstan and Asean: The Unexplored Vector in Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy by Paradorn Rangsimaporn

Maritime Boundaries in the Middle East by Greg Shapland

The China Factor in India-Australia Maritime Cooperation by Asha Sundaramurthy

Letter to the Editor: Talibanization and the Quest for Retrospective Legitimacy by Robin Poulton

Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 4 Issue 2

The Qur’an and Interpretation in the Classical Modernism Tafsīrcentric Approach of Muhammad ʿAbduh by Hakan Coruh

The Qur’ānic Exegesis of Muhammad Asad The Mind, the Method and the Magnum-Opus by Murie Ahamed Hassan

A Brief Review and Critical Analysis of the Major Theological Positions Classical Muslim Scholars had on Whether Actions are part of Iman by Amer Ali

Qur’anic Surahs’ Names A Study on their Origin and Multiplicity by Ali Yunis Aldahesh

Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Australian Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 4 Issue 3

Towards Demystifying Islamophobia: A Muslim’s Perspective by Zouhir Gabsi

Human Rights and Guilt by Association: Said Nursi’s Renewal Approach by Salih Yucel

Religions and Environmental Ethics: A Comparative Study of John B. Cobb, Jr. and Seyyed Hossein Nasr by Md. Abu Sayem

Inner Peace in the Life of Said Nursi by Zuleyha Keskin

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 47 Issue 1

Special Issue: Revisiting Rentierism: The Changing Political Economy of Resource-Dependent States in the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula

Introduction: revisiting rentierism—with a short note by Giacomo Luciani, Makio Yamada & Steffen Hertog

The ‘rentier mentality’, 30 years on: evidence from survey data by Steffen Hertog

Can a rentier state evolve to a production state? An ‘institutional upgrading’ approach by Makio Yamada

State religious authorities in rentier economies and the management of independent Islamism by Courtney Freer

‘Reform dissonance’ in the modern rentier state: how are divergent economic agendas affecting state-business relations in Saudi Arabia? By Faris Al-Sulayman

Inherent contradictions in the Saudi rentier state: distributive capacity, youth employment preferences, and attitudes to education by Mark C. Thompson

Sovereign risk: Gulf sovereign wealth funds as engines of growth and political resource by Karen E. Young

Climate action versus inaction: balancing the costs for Gulf energy exporters by Jim Krane

Re-conceptualizing civil society in rentier states by Jessie Moritz

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 47 Issue 2

Jordan’s solution to the refugee crisis: idealistic and pragmatic education by Judith Ann Cochran

From military tutelage to civilian control: an analysis of the evolution of Turkish civil–military relations by Sertif Demir & Oktay Bingöl

Challenging the anocracy model: Iran’s foreign policy in Iraq as an obstacle to democracy? By Ronen A. Cohen

Opposition to Israel’s first Qadiya by Sarah Jacobs

Deliberating in difficult times: lessons from public forums in Turkey in the aftermath of the Gezi protests by Meral Ugur-Cinar & Cisem Gunduz-Arabaci

Remaking the public through the square: invention of the new national cosmology in Turkey by Bülent Küçük & Buket Türkmen

‘I came naïve from the village’: on Palestinian urbanism and ruralism in Haifa under the British Mandate by Na’ama Ben Ze’ev

‘Huna Baghdad’: competing visions in television programming in Monarchic Iraq by Sara Farhan

Pleading for a place in modern Egypt: negotiating poverty and patriarchy, 1908–1913 by Hoda A. Yousef

Unifying voices, creating publics: the uses of media form in contemporary Jordanian radio by Jona Fras

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies

Volume 83 Issue 1

The broken plural in Soqotri by Leonid Kogan

Dadanitic b-rʾy as referring to a local calendar? By Fokelien Kootstra

The solitude of the Orphan: Ǧābir b. Ḥayyān and the Shiite heterodox milieu of the third/ninth–fourth/tenth centuries by Leonardo Capezzone

Gahwat al-murra: the N + DEF-ADJ syntagm and the *at > ah shift in Arabic by Phillip W. Stokes

Religion, politics and an apocryphal admonition: the German East African “Mecca letter” of 1908 in historical-critical analysis by Jörg Haustein

Central Asian Affairs

Central Asian Affairs

Volume 7 Issue 1

The Bureaucratization of Islam in Azerbaijan: State as the Principal Regulator and Interpreter of Religion by Kamal Gasimov

Understanding Factors behind Regional Inequality in Education in Kazakhstan by Aigerim Kopeyeva

Secondary Schools and Inequality: Navigating the Fragmented Landscape of Educational Choices in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan by Aigoul Abdoubaetova

Laboratory of Socialist Development: Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan by Artemy Kalinovsky

A Model of Development by Adeeb Khalid

Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 39 Issue 1

Special Issue: Informal markets and trade in Central Asia and the Caucasus

Negotiating state and society: the normative informal economies of Central Asia and the Caucasus by Susanne Fehlings & Hasan H. Karrar

Trading in Dordoi and Lilo bazaars: frontiers of formality, entrepreneurship and globalization by Philippe Rudaz

The traders of Central Bazaar, Astana: motivation and networks by Meiirzhan Baitas

The formal side of informality: non-state trading practices and local Uyghur ethnography by Rune Steenberg

Markets at sacred sites: the globalized mobility and informality of the Armenian religious fairs by Yulia Antonyan

The bazaar in ruins: rent and fire in Barakholka, Almaty by Hasan H. Karrar

Doing business in Yabaolu Market, Beijing: (inter-)ethnic entrepreneurship, trust and friendship between Caucasian and Chinese traders by Susanne Fehlings

Business 2.0: Kyrgyz middlemen in Guangzhou by Philipp Schröder

Trade ‘outside the law’: Uzbek and Afghan transnational merchants between Yiwu and South-Central Asia by Diana Ibañez-Tirado & Magnus Marsden

Critical Muslim (Issue 32)

Critical Muslim (Issue 32)

Issue 32


Introduction: Play On by Samia Rahman

Last Word On Recycled Music by C Scott Jordan

Sufi Sounds of Senegal by Estrella Sendra

Punk Days by Hassan Mahamdallie

Hidden Windows by Jeremy Henzell-Thomas

Meena Kumari by Leyla Jagiella

Ten Non-Western One Hit Wonders

Two Poems by Latifa Nur

Critical Muslim

Critical Muslim

Issue 33


Ignorant Antiquities by Aaron Tugendhaft

Minaretto Minaret by Leyla Jagiella

Touba by Yovanka Paquette Perdigao

Short Story: What is Saved by Aamer Hussein

Dinner at Pompeii by Iftikhar Malik

Online Muslims by Josef Linhoff

What’s in a Name? By Sahil K Warsi

Last Word: On Relics of Modernity by Liam Mayo

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Volume 13 Issue 1

Predator Neoliberalism: Lebanon on the Brink of Disaster by Kamal Dib

Egyptian National Security and the Perils of Egyptian–Libyan Border Management: Military Strength versus International Assistance by Mona Farag

Gaddafi’s Legacy, Institutional Development, and National Reconciliation in Libya by Youssef Mohammad Sawani

Colonial Legacy in Algerian–French Relations by Salim Hamidani

China’s Impact on the Middle East and North Africa’s Regional Order: Unfolding Regional Effects of Challenging the Global Order by Jordi Quero

European Neighborhood Policy: Toward Establishing the Mediterranean as a Security Community by Djaouida Hamzaoui

Contemporary Levant

Contemporary Levant

Volume 5 Issue 1

Special Issue:  Levantine Chronotopes: Prisms for Entangled Histories

Levantine chronotopes: prisms for entangled histories by Rana Issa & Einar Wigen

The Levant, from utopia to chronotopia: an unsettled word for an unsettled region by Joakim Parslow

Order as a chronotope of Ottoman political writing by Alp Eren Topal

We the Semites: reading ancient history in mandate Palestine by Yoni Furas

Involuntary history: writing Levantines into the nation by Toufoul Abou-Hodeib

Terra morata: the West Bank in Menachem Begin’s worldview by Jørgen Jensehaugen

Precarious Chronotopes in Beirut: a comparative spatio-temporal analysis of Rafic Hariri’s grave and nightclub B018 by Judith Naeff

Die Welt des Islams

Die Welt des Islams

Volume 59 Issue 3-4

Arab Shiʿism and the Shiʿa of Lebanon: New Approaches to Modern History, Contemporary Politics, and Religion by Rola El-Husseini and Mara A. Leichtman

Education and Reconfiguring Lebanese Shiʿi Muslims into the Nation-State during the French Mandate, 1920-43 by Linda Sayed

The Appeal of Communism among the Lebanese Shiʿa, 1943-75 by Jehan Al-Azzawi

Islamic Ecumenism in the Early Political Thought of Muḥammad Ḥusayn Faḍlallāh by Nabil Hage Ali

The Question of Divorce and the Mandate of the Jurist Over the Unwilling Husband in Lebanese Muslim Shiʿi Jurisprudence: A Legal Reform? by Moulouk Berry

Ḥasan Naṣrallāh’s ʿĀshūrāʾ Speeches: The Thin Line between Ethics and Identity by Bashir Saade

Iran and Hizbullah’s Development Organization in Lebanon: The Case of Jihād al-Bināʾ by Eric Lob

Die Welt des Islams

Die Welt des Islams

Volume 60 Issue 1

Syria and Iraq as Proxy Colonies before Colonization: The Ottoman Vali versus the Western Consul in the Era of Capitulations by Mahmoud Haddad

The Struggle for the Soul of Twelver Shiʿism in Qajar Iran by Moojan Momen

Binding with a Perfect Sufi Master: Naqshbandī Defenses of rābiṭa from the Late Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic by M. Brett Wilson

Arab Nation-building through Detective Stories in al-Ḍiyāʾ: The Cultural Translations of Nasīb al-Mashʿalānī by Fruma Zachs and Basilius Bawardi

History of Religions

History of Religions

Volume 59 Issue 3

The Living Dead of Tabriz: Explorations in Chronotopic Imagination by Shahzad Bashir

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Intellectual History of the Islamicate World

Volume 8 Issue 1

Special Issue: Writing in My Own Script: Allographic and Garshunographic Systems in Late Antiquity—Part 2

The Allographic Use of Hebrew and Arabic in the Samaritan Manuscript Culture by Stefan Schorch

Representation of Arabic and Syriac in the Samaritan Version of Saadya Gaon’s Translation of the Pentateuch by Tamar Zewi

Turks with a “Wāw” by E. Khayyat

The Development of Armeno-Turkish (Hayatar T‘rk‘erēn) in the 19th Century Ottoman Empire: Marking and Crossing Ethnoreligious Boundaries by Bedross Der Matossian

Spanish Islam in Arabic Script: Language, Identity, and Community Boundaries in the Literature of Religious Polemics of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia by Mònica Colominas Aparicio

Les emplois linguistiques et culturels derrière les textes aljamiados by Nuria de Castilla

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

International Journal of Islamic Architecture

Volume 9 Issue 1

Architectural Competitions: Creating Dialogues and Promoting Excellence? By Hasan-Uddin Khan

Can Museums Educate the Public about Islamic Art? by Sheila R. Canby

Framing ‘Islamic Art’ for Aesthetic Interiors: Revisiting the 1878 Paris Exhibition by Moya Carey and Mercedes Volait

Architectural Adventurism in Nineteenth-Century Colonial India: Begum Samru and Her Sardhana Church by Jyoti Pandey Sharma

Barbarism Begins at Home: Islamic Art on Display in Palermo’s Museo Nazionale and Sicilian Ethnography at the 1891‐92 Esposizione Nazionale by Dana Katz

The Masjid al-Haram: Balancing Tradition and Renewal at the Heart of Islam by Muhsin Lutfi Martens

Rethinking the Architecture of Shushtar-Nou: A Forgotten Episode of Architectural Regionalism in 1970s Iran by Mohamad Sedighi, 

The Preservation of Ottoman Monuments in Hungary: Historical Overview and Present Endeavours by Gergő Máté Kovács and Péter Rabb

International Journal of Middle East Studies

International Journal of Middle East Studies

Volume 52 Issue 1

Beyond the Nation-State: A Network Analysis of Jewish Emigration From Northern Morocco to Israel by Aviad Moreno

The Sounds of Nationalism: Music, Moroccanism, and the Making of Samy Elmaghribi by Christopher Silver

“It’s Too Much!”: Victims of Gender-Based Violence Encounter the Moroccan State by Katja Žvan Elliott

Emasculating Humor From Algeria’s Dark Decade, 1991–2002 by Elizabeth M. Perego

Palestinian Doctors Under the British Mandate: The Formation of a Profession by Liat Kozma and Yoni Furas

A Transregional Persianate Library: The Production and Circulation of Tadhkiras of Persian Poets in the 18th and 19th Centuries by Kevin L. Schwartz

Roundtable: “Why Decolonization?

Why Decolonization? By Cyrus Schayegh, Yoav Di-Capua

Finding the Middle East of the Insurgent Global South by Jeffrey James Byrne

Decolonizing the Figure of the Migrant, or What Does Palestine Teach Us About the Migrant Question? By Olivia C. Harrison

On the Margins of the Arab World? By David Stenner

“Run naked towards the sun/Raise your barricades/Make your Revolution”: Poetic Revolution and Postcolonial Discourse by Paraska Tolan Szkilnik

Transnational Peoples of Color: Black Power in America and the Middle East by Michael R. Fischbach

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 53 Issue 1-2

Special Section: Medicine and Public Health in Modern Iran:Historical and Sociological Perspectives

Medicine and Public Health in Modern Iran: Historical and Sociological Perspectives by Amir A. Afkhami

Qalʿeh-ye Mehrab Khan: The First Leprosarium in Iran by Willem Floor

Sanitized Modernity: Rural Public Health in Mid-Twentieth Century Khuzestan by Bryan Sitzes

Iran–US Public Health Cooperative Organization (PHCO): Education, Healthcare, and Health Services in the Southwest of Iran (Fars), 1950–60 by Soleyman Heidari

The Integration of Mental Health Care in Rural Iran by Alex Keivahn Smith

The Journey of Infertility from Private Sphere to Public Domain: From Cosmetic Surgery to Disability by Soraya Tremayne

Performing Trans in Post-Revolutionary Iran: Gender Transitions in Islamic Law, Theatre, and Film by Emily O’Dell

A Yezidi Manuscript:—Mišūr of P’īr Sīnī Bahrī/P’īr Sīnī Dārānī, Its Study and Critical Analysis by Dimitri Pirbari, Nodar Mossaki & Mirza Sileman Yezdin

The Yezidi Wednesday and the Music of the Spheres by Artur Rodziewicz

Islamic Law and Society

Islamic Law and Society

Volume 27 Issue 1-2

Special Issue: Islam and Politics: From the Margins to the Center

Islam and Politics: From the Margins to the Center by Aaron Rock-Singer

Islamic Law on the Provincial Margins: Christian Patrons and Muslim Notaries in Upper Egypt, 2nd-5th/8th-11th Centuries by Lev Weitz

Scholars, Spice Traders, and Sultans: Arguing over the Alms-Tax in the Mamluk Era by Joel Blecher

Leading with a Fist: A History of the Salafi Beard in the 20th-Century Middle East by Aaron Rock-Singer

Islamic Charity as (Non)Political in Contemporary Egypt by Amira Mittermaier

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 26 Issue 1

Special Issue: Voice and Silence in Contemporary Israeli Society

Silence in a 9-panel grid: the voice of Israeliness in Asaf Hanuka’s The Realist by Silvia Adler & Ayelet Kohn

The right to speak and the request to remain silent: who owns politicians’ Facebook pages? By Pnina Shukrun-Nagar

When perlocutions become silent: politicians and the right of silence – a case study by Dennis Kurzon

‘Judeo-Nazis? Don’t talk like this in my house’ voicing traumas in a graphic novel – an intertextual analysis by Ilana Elkad-Lehman

Bereaved parents in Israel: from silence to a significant participation in the public discourse by Ruvik Rosenthal

I see no problem because there is no problem: denial and silence among Israeli mental health professionals during the first Intifada by Eliezer Witztum & Ruth Malkinson

Religious Israeli Jews break the silence by performing forbidden discursive actions in a computer-mediated ‘troubles forum’ by David Green & Irit Kupferberg

“Neither here nor there” – Flattening, omission, and silencing, in the constructing of identity of Islamic girls who attend a Jewish school by Smadar Ben-Asher, Naama Sabar Ben-Yehoshua & Aya Elbedour

Rethinking voice and silence by Galia Sabar

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 26 Issue 2

Golda Meir and the 1973 Yom Kippur War by Moshe Gat

David Ben-Gurion and Golda Meir: from partnership to enmity by Eran Eldar

Tapping into the zeitgeist: Israel’s East-looking policy by Shirzad Azad

Neither sacred nor profane: Holocaust representations in Israeli sports media by Ilan Tamir & Moshe Levy

Cooperation between the Galilee Bedouins and the Yishuv during the 1948 war by Muhammad Suwaed

The International League for the rescue of the Jews in Arab countries by Moshe Naor

Conflict escalation in the Middle East revisited: thinking through interstate rivalries and state-sponsored terrorism by Akbar Khan & Han Zhaoying

A model for judging complex events in an intercultural situation by Nirit Rauchberger, Shlomo Kaniel & Zehavit Gross

Interwar Jewish women sports clubs in Warsaw by Joanna Banbula

Jerusalem Quarterly

Jerusalem Quarterly

Volume 80

Materiality and Ghostliness

Nation or Industry: The Non-Electrification of Nablus by Fredrik Meiton

Patrick Geddes: Luminary or Prophet of Demonic Planning by Nazmi Jubeh

The Atarot Exception? Business and Human Rights under Colonization by Marya Farah

Materializing Palestinian Memory: Objects of Home and the Everyday Eternities of Exile by Dima Saad

Palestine at the Centennial Fair of 1876 by Linda K. Jacobs

From “Rag-and-Tatter Town” to Booming-and- Bustling City: Remembering Mildred White and Ramallah by Donn Hutchison

Journal of Africana Religions

Journal of Africana Religions

Volume 8 Issue 1

“Pulpit and Pew”: African American Humor on Irreverent Religious Participation in John H. Johnson’s Negro Digest, 1943–1950 by Vaughn A. Booker

Embodying the Mahdi: Islamic Messianism and the Body in Colonial Senegal by Jeffry R. Halverson

Killmonger’s Quandary: Notes on Religious Meaning, Freedom, and Identity in Black Panther by Darrius Hills

A Matter of Time: Spirit Possession and the Temporalities of School in Niger by Adeline Masquelier

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Volume 88 Issue 1

Roundtable: What Comes After the Critique of Secularism?

Introduction by Udi Greenberg, Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins

The Logic of Sanctuary: Towards a New Spatial Metaphor for the Study of Global Religion by James Chappel

Remembering Marx’s Secularism by Joseph Blankholm

Rescuing Liberalism from Critical Religion by Cécile Laborde

Is Religious Freedom Protestant? On the History of a Critical Idea by Udi Greenberg

Discussing the Discipline

A Comparative-Informational Approach to the Study of Religion: The Chinese and Jewish Cases by Yair Lior

Good Scholarship/Bad Scholarship: Consequences of the Heuristic of Intersectional Islamic Studies by Sohaira Siddiqui

Whither Whiteness and Religion?: Implications for Theology and the Study of Religion by Rachel C Schneider, Sophie Bjork-James

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Volume 55 Issue 2

Political Settlements and Bureaucratic Reforms: An Exploratory Analysis Focusing on Bangladesh by Abu Elias Sarker, Habib M. Zafarullah

Understanding Homelessness in Neoliberal City: A Study from Delhi by Subhamay Ghosh

Journal of Humanity and Society

Journal of Humanity and Society

Volume 10 Issue 1

The Spillover Effect of Divorce Rates on Marriage: Findings from Turkey by Zeynep Uğur 

The Role of the Taqriz Genre in Biographies and Reestablishing the Ulama Circles The Case of Emirî by Güler Doğan Averbek

Conservative Fashion Magazines in the Context of Consumption Culture in Turkey A Comparison of Conservative and Secular Fashion Magazines with the Case of Aysha and Elle by Aydın Kaymak and Mehmet Emin Babacan

Motherhood Narratives of Executive Women Working in the Private Sector Experiences, Expectations and Motherhood Ideologies by Meral Timurtürkan

Lives Without a Last Stop Rural Migrant, Return Migration, and Practice of Multiple Place by Cenk Beyaz

Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies

Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies

Volume 4 Issue 2

Love and Marriage in Medieval Muslim Thought by Aisha Y. Musa

Divorce: A View from Abbasid Adab Collections by Nadia Maria El Cheikh

Earnest and Jest from Political Crisis to Marriage Problems: Ibn Abī Ṭāhir Ṭayfūr’s (Instances of) The Eloquence of Women by Jocelyn Sharlet

Zulaykhā’s Displaced Desire in Jāmī’s Yūsuf va Zulaykhā by Claudia Yaghoobi

Western Theory Meets Eastern Praxis: Continuity and the Amatory Prelude in Pre-Islamic/Early Islamic Poetry by Eid Mohamed and Talaat Farouq Mohamed

Soteriology in ‘Abd al-Karīm al-Jīlī‘s Islamic Humanism by Rahimjon Abdugafurov

Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges by Layla Sein

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 31 Issue 1

Dreams of Destiny and Omens of Greatness: Exceptionalism in Ottoman Political and Historical Thought by Ethan L Menchinger

To Flower and Fructify: Rational Religion and the Seeds of Islam in Nazir Ahmad’s (1830–1912) Late-career Religious Non-fiction by Elizabeth Lhost

The Kalām-i pīr and its place in the Central Asian Ismaʿili Tradition by Daniel Beben

Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Volume 16 Issue 1

Caught in the Crosshairs: Confronting Compulsory Unveiling in Faiza Ambah’s Mariam by Nadine Sinno

Sonallah Ibrahim and Miriam Naoum’s Zaat: Deploying the Domestic in Representations of Egyptian Politics by Sara Salem

“Not a Figure in the Past”: Zionist Imperial Whiteness, the Iraqi Communist Party, and Their Reverberating Histories of Race and Gender, 1941–1951 by Chelsie May

Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography: Desirous Bodies by Farshid Kazemi

Economic Citizenship: Neoliberal Paradoxes of Empowerment by Sara Salem

Arab Family Studies: Critical Reviews by Randa Tawil

The Right to Maim: Debility, Capacity, Disability by Stephen Sheehi

Cover Art Concept by Anne Marie E. Butler

Writing the Silenced Body: Notes on the Flesh by Shahd Alshammari

Reversing the Domestic Gaze: Chaza Charafeddine’s Maidames Exhibition in Beirut by Yasmine Nachabe Taan

Zaʾfaraan: A Space for Creative Expression of LGBTQ Folks in the MENA/SWANA Region by Layle Omeran; Kayan

Displacement, War, and Exile in Simone Fattal’s Works and Days by Miriam Cooke

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Volume 9 Issue 1

The Umma in Italy: Eurocentric Pluralism, Local Legislation, Courts’ Decisions. How to Make the Right to Worship Real by Giancarlo Anello

Fighting Fire with Fire? “Muslim” Political Parties in the Netherlands Countering Right-Wing Populism in the City of Rotterdam by Sakina Loukili

Conflicts in and around Space: Reflections on ‘Mosque Conflicts’ by Martin Lundsteen

“I’m just an Imam, not Superman” Imams in Switzerland: Between Stakeholder Objects and Self-Interpretation by Hansjörg Schmid

Muslim Organisations’ Response to Stigmatisation in the Media: Protest, Adaptation or Decoupling by Aida Kassaye and Anja van Heelsum

Journal of North African Studies

Journal of North African Studies

Volume 25 Issue 1

Where does Libya go now? By George Joffé

Social media in democratic transitions and consolidations: what can we learn from the case of Tunisia? By Magdalena Karolak

Mobilization structures and political change in an authoritarian context: the national association for change as a case study (2010–2011) by Shaimaa Magued

Unemployed mobilisation in times of democratisation: the Union of Unemployed Graduates in post-Ben Ali Tunisia by Irene Weipert-Fenner

Migrations in Moroccan cinema (1958–2015): main thematic lines and evolution by Lidia Peralta García

Marine heterotopia and odyssean nomadism in Malika Mokeddem’s N’zid by Fella Benabed

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 25 Issue 2

Shame-faced no longer? By George Joffé

Wine, love or divine love? Analysing three short traditional Algerian Sha’bî Songs by Samia Touati

‘Spiritual security’ as a (meta-)political strategy to compete over regional leadership: formation of Morocco’s transnational religious policy towards Africa by Salim Hmimnat

The emigrant political participation in Morocco and Tunisia: diasporic civil society and the transnationalization of citizenship in the Arab Spring context by Mourad Aboussi

Voting for secular parties in the Middle East: evidence from the 2014 general elections in post-revolutionary Tunisia by H. Ege Ozen

Dynamics of engagement among youth in Arab Mediterranean countries by Henri Onodera, Bruno Lefort, Karim Maiche & Sofia Laine

The Journal of North African Studies

The Journal of North African Studies

Volume 25 Issue 3

The outcomes of 2011 by George Joffé

Investigating the invisible roots of a prevailing narrative of farmers’ failed collective action in Morocco by Zhour Bouzidi, Nicolas Faysse, Marcel Kuper & Jean-Paul Billaud

The genesis of the Moroccan novel in Arabic: a review of the origins of the modern fusion of mature domestic and imported literary forms by Mbarek Sryfi

Informal empire and international law in Tunisia after the French Revolution by Dzavid Dzanic

The Catholic Church in Tunisia: a transliminal institution between religion and nation by Alexis Artaud de La Ferrière

The economic bases of migration from Italy: the distinct cases of Tunisia and Libya (1880s–1960s) by Francesca Fauri & Donatella Strangio

Journal of Persianate Studies

Journal of Persianate Studies

Volume 12 Issue 2

Introduction: Kingship and Political Legitimacy in the Persianate World by Kazuo Morimoto

The Hazaraspid Dynasty’s Legendary Kayanid Ancestry: the Flowering of Persian Literature under the Patronage of Local Rulers in the Late Il-khanid Period by Osamu Otsuka

The Jalayirid Hidden King and the Unbelief of Shāh Mohammad Qara Qoyunlu by Evrim Binbaş

In This Corner of the Entangled Cosmopolises: Political Legitimacies in the Multilingual Society of Sultanate and Early Mughal Kashmir by Satoshi Ogura

How to Found a New Dynasty: The Early Qajars’ Quest for Legitimacy by Nobuaki Kondo

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Volume 22 Issue 1

Introduction. Originating Canons and Communities: Theories of Language and Rhetoric in the Qur’an, the Bible, and Exegetical Literatures by Ulrika Mårtensson and Tor Ivar Østmoe

The Appealing Qur’an: On the Rhetorical Strategy of Vocatives and Interpellation in the Qur’an by Thomas Hoffmann

Divine Sensations: Sensory Language and Rhetoric in Bernard of Clairvaux’s ‘On Conversion’ by Line Cecilie Engh

The sabab-khāṣṣ—ʿāmm Process as an Instructional Technique within Qur’anic Rhetoric by Ramon Harvey

God Loves not the Wrongdoers (ẓālimūn): Formulaic Repetition as a Rhetorical Strategy in the Qur’an by Johanne Louise Christiansen

Conceptions of Language and Rhetoric in Ancient and Medieval Judaism by Lewis Glinert

The Evidence of Meaning (bayān al-maʿnā) in the Ẓāhirī Approach to the Qur’an by Massimo Campanini

The Vocabulary of Revelation: Divine Intent and Self-Disclosure in the Qur’an by Asma Afsaruddin

Prophetic Clarity: A Comparative Approach to al-Ṭabarī’s Theory of Qur’anic Language, Rhetoric, and Composition by Ulrika Mårtensson

Journal of Sufi Studies

Journal of Sufi Studies

Volume 8 Issue 1

Dreams and Visions as Diagnosis in Medieval Sufism: The Emergence of Kubrawī Oneirology by Eyad Abuali

The Origins and Evolution of Sufi Communities in South Asia Revisited by Blain Auer

Arabic Literature of the North Caucasian Naqshbandiyya in the 19th Century

Shaykh Jamāl al-Dīn al-Ghāzīghumūqī’s Treatise al-Ādāb al-Marḍiyyafī l-Ṭarīqa al-Naqshbandiyya and Its Khālidiyya Tendencies by Gülfem Alıcı

Sanctity, Orality and Questions about Cultural and Religious Identity in North Morocco: The Case of Lallā ʿĀʾisha al-Khaḍrāʾ, Saint of Alcazarquivir by Rachid El Hour

Middle East Critique

Middle East Critique

Volume 29 Issue 1

Special Issue on Queering the Middle East

Guest Editor’s Introduction: Queerness with Middle East Studies: Mapping out the Useful Intersections by Walaa Alqaisiya

Different Normativity and Strategic ‘Nomadic’ Marriages: Area Studies and Queer Theory by Sabiha Allouche

Who is “Queerer” and Deserves Resettlement?: Queer Asylum Seekers and Their Deservingness of Refugee Status in Turkey by Mert Koçak

Queer/Humanitarian Visibility: The Emergence of the Figure of The Suffering Syrian Gay Refugee by Fadi Saleh

Duffs and Puffs: Queer Fashion in Iranian Cyberspace by Ladan Rahbari

Palestine and the Will to Theorise Decolonial Queering by Walaa Alqaisiya

Middle Eastern Literatures

Middle Eastern Literatures

Volume 22 Issue 1

Muḥammad Khuḍayyir from Saddam Hussein to the gardens of the south: writing the self in postcolonial Basra by Fabio Caiani & Catherine Cobham

Diasporic slippages: accent and dialect in translation by Dima Ayoub

Pagan or Muslim? “Structures of feeling” and religious ambiguity in al-Khansāʾ by M. Hammond

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 56 Issue 1

Ahmad Qabil, a reason to believe and the New Religious Thinking in Iran by Lloyd Ridgeon

Between being ‘Irticaci’ and ‘Kafir’: the Kurdish Ulama, Shayhks and Kurdish historiography by Gulsum Gurbuz-Kucuksari

Hashemites, Egyptians and Saudis: the tripartite struggle for the pilgrimage in the shadow of Ottoman defeat by Joshua Teitelbaum

Public space security and contentious politics of Morocco’s Rif protests by Noureddine Jebnoun

Two decades of Bedouin resistance and survival under Israeli military rule, 1948–1967 by Mansour Nasasra

Italy and its oil dealings with Libya. Limits and obligations of a dependency: the difficult 1970s and 1980s by Silvio Labbate

Dispatches from Baghdad: sectarian war in Iraq, 2006–2007 by Edward Hunt

Sri Lanka and the Middle East by Michael B. Bishku

A review of the Turco-Italian war of 1911–1912 and related letters of Enver Pasha by Syed Tanvir Wasti

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 56 Issue 2

The new visual culture in eighteenth-century Istanbul: building up new shore kiosks and gardens on the outskirts of the royal palace by Ahmet Erdem Tozoglu

Greasing the wheels: the Berlin-Baghdad railway and Ottoman oil, 1888–1907 by Volkan Ş. Ediger & John V. Bowlus

Remnants of empires: Russian refugees and citizenship regime in Turkey, 1923–1938 by Pınar Üre

Veiled memories: an ethnography of the single-party regime in Turkey by Ramazan Aras

The 1931 census of Palestine and the statistical (un)making of an Arab landless class by Isaac Sasson & Ronen Shamir

Old Arabs, new Arabs: debating Palestinian pedagogy during the mandate by Yoni Furas

Ralph Bunche and the 1949 armistice agreements revisited by Elad Ben-Dror

Patronage and development in the Israeli Negev: Yeruham, 1952–1953 by David Motzafi-Haller

Perception and reality in US-Lebanon relations by Jacob Abadi

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 56 Issue 3

The roots and the consequences of the 1979 Iranian revolution: A Kurdish perspective by Marouf Cabi

Intellectual struggles of Kurdish ulema in a post-colonial world: the case of Mullah Ali Zile by Gulsum Gurbuz-Kucuksari

Survival of the Kuwaiti statelet: Najd’s expansion and the question of British protection by Ash Rossiter

A people that shall dwell alone; is that so? Israel and the minorities alliance by Yusri Hazran

On the frontier of integration: the Histadrut and the Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel by Arnon Degani

Kemalist Turkey and the Palestinian question, 1945–1948 by Tuba Ünlü Bilgiç & Bestami S. Bilgiç

Remembering the tatas: an oral history of the Tetouan elite about their female domestic slaves by Josep Lluís Mateo Dieste

From ‘people’s education’ to people’s entertainment: the changing role of cinema in Turkey’s People’s Houses (1932–1950) by Özgür Adadağ

On the short but eventful life of Abdülhalîm Memdûh by Syed Tanvir Wasti

Imagining Turan: homeland and its political implications in the literary work of Hüseyinzade Ali [Turan] and Mehmet Ziya [Gökalp] by Ioannis N. Grigoriadis & Arzu Opçin-Kıdal

The problematic notion of the ‘Islamic state’ in the discourses of contemporary Islamists: the case of Sheikh Muhammad Abu Zahra (1898–1974) by Sami E. Baroudi

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 110 Issue 1

Special Issue: Nation‐Building in Central Asia

Introduction to the Special Issue by Mehran Kamrava

Nation‐Building in Central Asia: Institutions, Politics, and Culture by Mehran Kamrava

Multiculturalism and Nation‐Building in Kazakhstan: Trends in Media Discourse, State Policy, and Popular Perceptions by Aziz Burkhanov

World War II Rhetoric in the Context of Kyrgyzstani Labor Migration: Nation‐Building and Emotional Investment in Kyrgyzstan by Ruslan Rahimov Chyngyz Jumakeyev

Islam in the Context of Nation‐Building in Kyrgyzstan: Reproduced Practices and Contested Discourses by Mukaram Toktogulova

Functions of Religion and Dynamics of Nation‐Building in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan by Laura G. Yerekesheva

Perceptions of National Identity in Kazakhstan: Pride, Language, and Religion by Dina Sharipova

Nations of Plov and Beshbarmak: Central Asian Food and National Identity on the Internet by Aida Aaly Alymbaeva

Politics and Religion

Politics and Religion

Volume 13 Issue 1

Homeland Violence and Diaspora Insecurity: An Analysis of Israel and American Jewry by Ayal K. Feinberg

Does establishment suppress the political activities of religious congregations? Evidence from Switzerland by Jörg Stolz, Christophe Monnot

American Constitutional Faith and the Politics of Hermeneutics by Andrew R. Lewis, William D. Blake, Stephen T. Mockabee, Amanda Friesen

Who Wants to Make America Great Again? Understanding Evangelical Support for Donald Trump by Michele F. Margolis

Euroscepticism and Protestant Heritage: The Role of Religion on EU Issue Voting by Margarete Scherer

Untold Story of Boko Haram Insurgency: The Lake Chad Oil and Gas Connection by J. Tochukwu Omenma

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Volume 20 Issue 4

In Hoc Signo Vinces: The Politics of Religion as a Source of Power and Conflict by Albert Doja

Similar Contexts, Different Behaviour: Explaining the Non-Linear Moderation and Immoderation of Islamic Political Parties in Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey by Esen Kirdiş

See also: Review Forum: Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Politics, Religion & Ideology

Volume 21 Issue 1

Community-Based Organizations Motivated by Religious Ideology as A Driving Force Behind Shaping Urban Governance: The Israeli Case by Yitzhak Dahan

Caliphate, Hijrah and Martyrdom as Performative Narrative in ISIS Dabiq Magazine by Erkan Toguslu

Religious Socialism in Post-Secular Europe by Robert Michael Bosco

Review of Middle East Studies

Review of Middle East Studies

Volume 53 Issue 2

Special Focus: The Online Public Sphere in the Gulf

The Online Public Sphere in the Gulf: Contestation, Creativity, and Change by Sahar Khamis

#Blockade: Social Media and the Gulf Diplomatic Crisis by Jocelyn Sage Mitchell

“The Distant Early Warning System”: The Online Public Sphere and the Contemporary Artistic Movement in Saudi Arabia by Sean Foley

A Storm of Tweets: Social Media Manipulation During the Gulf Crisis by Andrew Leber, Alexei Abrahams

The Consequences of Some Angry Re-Tweets: Another Medium is the Message by Geoffrey Martin

Is There an Art Scene in Abu Dhabi? by Maya Allison

Reading Teach for Arabia in Qatar: Self-Critical University Studies by Sumayya Ahmed

Before and After Bin ͑Ali : Comparing Two Attempts at Political Liberalization in Tunisia by Sabina Henneberg

Poetry, Identity, and Family: An Interview with Amal Kassir Conducted by Nina Zietlow by Amal Kassir, Nina Zietlow

Middle East Studies Association Anti Sexual Harassment Comittee August 2019 by Heather Ferguson



Volume 3 Issue 1

Counting the Minutes by Sophia Vasalou

The Sound of Silence by William C. Chittick

Can an Islamic Natural Theology Explain God’s Silence Today? By Shabbir Akhtar

Do We Mistake Our Passion for Truth with Its Possession? By Reuven Kimelman

Pia Fraus: Our Words and God’s Truth by David Bentley Hart 

Breaking the Cycle of Oppression by Hamza Yusuf

Muslims Are Not a Race by Caner K. Dagli

The Oneness of Being by Rosabel Ansari

After Revelation, Where Does Reason Lead? By Mohammad Fadel

Things in Their Proper Places: Justice in the Islamic Tradition by Zaid Shakir

“Everything Other Than God Is Unreal:” Exploring a Kalam Ontological Argument by Faraz Khan

Sociology of Islam

Sociology of Islam

Volume 8 Issue 1

The Arabs and Iranians: What Went Wrong? And Why? by Mahjoob Zweiri and Ismail Zahirovic

Before ISIS: What Early America Thought of Islam by Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet

Religiosity, Social Influence, and Drinking Among Iranians by  Bashir Tofangsazi

The Problem of the Islamic State by Milad Dokhanchi

From Radical Secularism to Islamic NationalismThe Historical Evolution of Politico-Religious Relationship in Turkey by Yang Chen

Erdogan’s Train to Authoritarianism by Michael M. Gunter

Turkish Historical Review

Turkish Historical Review

Volume 10 Issue 2-3

Hayr ed-Dîn Barberousse : Un pacha qui n’était pas du sérail by Nicolas Vatin

Early Modern Ottoman Politics of Emotion: What Has Love Got to Do With It? by Nil Tekgül

Unseen Rebels: The ‘Mob’ of Istanbul as a Constituent of Ottoman Revolt, Seventeenth to Early Nineteenth Centuries by Marinos Sariyannis

The Bedouins, the Ottoman Civilizing Mission and the Establishment of the Town of Beersheba by Nadav Solomonovich and Ruth Kark

‘Complete Neutrality’ or ‘Controlled Enmity’? The Role of the Turkish Press during the Italo-Ethiopian War of 1935–36 by By: Mehmet Doğar

Local Politics and State-Society Relations: State Officials, Local Elites, and Political Networks in Provincial Urban Centres in the 1930s and 1940s in Turkey by Alexandros Lamprou

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 21 Issue 1

Right-wing populism and Islamophobism in Europe and their impact on Turkey–EU relations by Ayhan Kaya

Justifying privileged partnership with Turkey: an analysis of debates in the European Parliament by Selin Türkeş-Kılıç

Turkey’s Erdoğan: leadership style and foreign policy audiences by Barış Kesgin

Party regulation in Turkey: a comparison with modern Europe by Pelin Ayan Musil & Jan Vašenda

The hometown cluster-based intergroup threat model: exploring conflict among internal migrant groups in Gebze, Turkey by Tolga Tezcan

Influence and impact: interacting factors in asylum policy-making and implementation in Canada and Turkey (1988–92) by Saime Özçürümez & Christina Hamer

Turkish Studies

Turkish Studies

Volume 21 Issue 2

The European Union’s refugee crisis and rising functionalism in EU-Turkey relations by Beken Saatçioğlu

The role of populist strategies in differing outcomes of corruption scandals in Brazil and Turkey by Nilay Onbaşı

How do Turks abroad vote? by Semra Sevi, Can Serif Mekik, André Blais & Semih Çakır

The AKP’s de-securitization and re-securitization of a minority community: the Alevi opening and closing by Ihsan Yilmaz & James Barry

Differentiated integration: towards a new model of European Union–Turkey relations? by Agnieszka K. Cianciara & Adam Szymański

The recent rapprochement between Iran and Turkey: is it durable or is it a relationship of convenience? by Vahid Yücesoy

The transformation of the political position of the Armenian community in Istanbul vis-à-vis the declaration of the Republic of Turkey by Ari Şekeryan