Spring 2020 Journal Roundup

[Updated 08/25/2020] Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. Thirty-seven iterations have been published and the Spring 2020 edition is now online. The Spring 2020 edition currently has issues from forty-two journals in a wide variety of subjects and disciplines and will be revised as more journals announce their Spring 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 journals@themaydan.com. [Curated by Jeta Luboteni and Sulaiman Popal].




Volume 3 Issue 1

“Pen and tongue” untied: Lillias Hamilton’s uncensored view of ʿAbd al-Rahman Khan by Namatullah Kadrie

Maryam’s story: An ethnographic memoir by Nancy Lindisfarne-Tapper and Richard Tapper

A closer look at the Tillya-tepe folding crown and attached pendants by Sara Peterson

Representation of Wēś in early Kushan coinage: Royal or local cult? by Razieh Taasob

Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics

Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics

Volume 40

Special Issue: Mapping New Directions in the Humanities

English Section

Mapping Diversity in Classical Studies by David Konstan

A Decolonial Turn in the Humanities by Claire Gallien

The Cultural Turn in the Study of Arabic Literature by Antonio Pacifico

Redirecting Postcolonial Theory: Arab-Islamic Reason, Deconstructionism, and the Possibility of Multiple Critique by Youssef Yacoubi

Re-Orienting Modernism: Mapping East-East Exchanges between Arabic and Persian Poetry by Levi Thompson: 

From Cultural Translation to Untranslatability: Theorizing Translation outside Translation Studies by Brian James Baer

Towards Holistic Medical Humanities by Nadia Hashish

New Directions in Disability Narratives: Cyborgs and Redefining Disability in Young Adult Literature by Yasmine Sweed

Arabic Section

Modern Paths in Philosophical Studies by Abdesslam Benabdelali

Arab Feminism: Positions and Practices by Shereen Abouelnaga

From Autobiography to Life-Writing: Trajectories and Intersections across the Humanities and Social Sciences by Hala Kamal

Postcolonialism and Arabic Literature: Rerouting or Re-Rooting? by Samia Al Hodathy

Educational Linguistics and the Problem of Language: Science and Mathematics Education in the Arab World by Tamer Amin

“Contemporary” American Poetry: Reflections by Hassan Hilmy

Arabic Literature and Digital Technology: An Exploration by Hossam Nayel

Game Theory and Literary Analysis: Horizons and Limitations by Naglaa Saad Hassan

Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur'an and Hadith Studies

Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur'an and Hadith Studies

Volume 18 Issue 1

Phonological Awareness and Letter Knowledge in Qurʾanic Reading: A-ba-ha-ta Method as a Case Study by Zulkifli Mohd Yusoff, Raja Jamilah Raja Yusof and Muhammad Lukman Ibrahim

Metaphor Translation Procedures and their Application in Translating Amthāl al-Hadith into Malay with Reference to Newmark’s Theory by Mohamad Hussin and Idris Mansor

Pragmatic Interpretation and Translational Equivalence of Ironic Discourse in the Holy Qurʾan Based on SAT and EAT Theories: Arberry’s English Translation as a Case Study by Shehda R.S Abuissac, Ahmed Arifin Bin Sapar and Ali Gobaili Saged

The Role of Reason in Dealing with the Prophetic Sunna in Relation to the Chain of Narrators, Text and Indication by Abdeljabbar Saeed

American Journal of Islam and Society (Formerly American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences)

American Journal of Islam and Society (Formerly American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences)

Volume 37 Issue 1-2

Islamic Constitutionalism Before Sovereignty: Two Defenses of the Tunisian Constitution of 1861 by Andrew March

Theological and Intellectual Roots in Deobandi Thoughts by Atif Suhail Siddiqui

Shaykh Google as Ḥāfiẓ al-ʿAṣr by Emad Hamdeh

Toward a New Framework of Islamic Economic Analysis by Akhmad Akbar Susamto

Arab Studies Journal

Arab Studies Journal

Volume 28 Issue 1

Nonsense and Morality: Interwar Egypt and the Comedy of Najib al-Rihani by Carmen Gitre

Impure Time: Archaeology, Hafidh Druby (1914-1991), and the Persistence of Representational Painting in Mid-Twentieth-Century Iraq (1940-1980) by Sarah Johnson

Militia Soundscapes in Post-Qaddafi Libya by Leila O. Tayeb

Paradise Lost: Land and Labor in 1950s Galilee by ​Lily Eilan

Arab Studies Quarterly

Arab Studies Quarterly

Volume 42 Issue 1-2

US Media Darlings: Arab and Muslim Women Activists, Exceptionalism and the “Rescue Narrative” by Ahlam Muhtaseb

Pax Americana and the Dissolution of Arab States: The Humanitarian Consequences (1990–2019) by Tareq Y. Ismael and Jacqueline S. Ismael

Killing “Hajis” in “Indian Country”: Neoliberal Crisis, the Iraq War and the Affective Wages of Anti-Muslim Racism by Yousef K. Baker

The War of Words: Language as an Instrument of Palestinian National Struggle by Loubna Qutami and Omar Zahzah

Turkey and its Immediate Arab Neighbors in the Twenty-First Century by Ibrahim G. Aoudé


Separation Walls: Realities, Metaphors and Beyond by Salam Mir

The Chinese Model: The US Nightmare by Rami Siklawi

Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 39 Issue 2

‘They do not help, only demoralize’: peasant nachalniks and the last imperial Russian reform on the Kazakh Steppe, 1902–1917 by Gulmira Sultangalieva & John B. Seitz

Sharaf Rashidov and the international dimensions of Soviet Uzbekistan by Riccardo Mario Cucciolla

Gender and ethnicity in the Soviet Muslim peripheries: a feminist postcolonial geography of women’s work in the Tajik SSR (1950–1991) by Negar Elodie Behzadi & Lucia Direnberger

Educational infrastructure created in conditions of social exclusion: ‘Kyrgyz clubs’ for migrant children in Moscow by Ekaterina Demintseva

From mice-eaten passports to fingerprint scanning: fluctuating state presence and ‘entangled documents’ along the Kyrgyz–Uzbek border by Elina Troscenko

Legal reform or erasure of history? The politics of moral crimes in Afghanistan by Aziz Hakimi & Masooma Sa’adat

Contemporary Islam

Contemporary Islam

Volume 14 Issue 1

Blasphemy of Salman Rushdie and shifting legal discourse in India by Misbah Rashid

Da’wa and politics: lived experiences of the female Islamists in Indonesia by Ai Fatimah Nur Fuad

The Izala effect: unintended consequences of Salafi radicalism in Indonesia and Nigeria by Muhammad Sani Umar, Mark Woodward

Who pioneered Islamic banking in Malaysia? The background of the pioneers of Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad by Hideki Kitamura

Der Islam

Der Islam

Volume 97 Issue 1

Q 30: 2‒5 in Near Eastern Context by Adam J. Silverstein

Note sur la réception du Testament d’Abraham dans la tradition arabo-islamique by Alice Croq

Retrouver et comprendre les textes perdus des historiens arabes : l’exemple du Kitāb al-Futūḥ de ʿĪsā b. Muḥammad b. Sulaymān b. Abī al-Muhāǧir by Anis Mkacher

The Life and Times of the Ayyūbid Vizier al-Ṣāḥib b. Shukr by Gary Leiser

An Archive in a Book: Documents and Letters from the Early-Mamluk Period by Boris Liebrenz

Schuldfähigkeit trotz fehlender Willensfreiheit? Eine Analyse der Position Ibn Taymiyyas. Mit einer Übersetzung seiner al-Qaṣīda at-tāʾiyya by Farid Suleiman

Sunnifying ʿAlī: Historiography and Notions of Rebellion in Ibn Kathīr’s Kitāb al-Bidāya wa-l-nihāya by Aaron Hagler

Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and Islamic World

Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and Islamic World

Volume 18 Issue 1

Special Issue: Female Leadership, Political Representation, and Women’s Activism in the Gulf Region

Introduction by Laila Prager

The Politics of Women Empowerment: Female Leaders in the UAE by Rahma Abdulkadir and Henriette Müller

“I Want to be a Leader, But Men Are Better Than Women in Leadership Positions”

State Feminism and Legitimizing Myths in the United Arab Emirates by Rana al-Mutawa

Emirati Women Leaders in the Cultural Sector: From “State Feminism” to Empowerment? by Laila Prager

Saudi Women as Decision Makers: Analyzing the Media Portrayal of Female Political Participation in Saudi Arabia by Magdalena Karolak and Hala Guta

Conflictual Identities: The State and Feminist Women in the Islamic Republic of Iran by Hamideh Sedghi

History of Religions

History of Religions

Volume 59 Issue 4

Fashioning Health as Beauty: Cosmetic Rulings in Early Islam by Kathryn Kueny

Roads, State, and Religion in Japanese Antiquity by Bryan D. Lowe

Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian–Muslim Relations

Volume 31 Issue 1

Shiite Patterns of Post-Migration in Europe by Matthijs E.W. van den Bos

Creating a Diasporic Public Sphere in Britain: Twelver Shia Networks in London by Oliver Scharbrodt

Thinking Congregationally about British Muslims by Abdul-Azim Ahmed

Prejudice Towards Muslims: A Study among Young People in the North-West Region of Cameroon by Elvis Nshom, Soravis Tovivich & Shomaila Sadaf

Impacts of the ‘War on Terror’ on the (De-)Humanization of Christians in Pakistan: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Media Reporting by Zahid Shahab Ahmed & Musharaf Zahoor

Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 26 Issue 3

Special Issue: Hijacking the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Introduction by Asaf Romirowsky

The gatekeepers by Donna Robinson Divine

Word crimes: choosing rationality over a moral panic by Cary Nelson

The Demopath’s Lexicon: a guide to Western journalism between the river and the sea by Richard Landes

Zionism – The integral component of Jewish identity that Jews are historically pressured to shed by Alyza D. Lewin

Can military service bridge social schisms: the case of Israel by Elisheva Rosman

Protests and political violence among Arab Knesset members by Gadi Hitman & Nir Sinay

Testing the social psychology of protest: empirical evidence from the Israeli experience by Alonit Berenson & Nir Atmor

Is religiosity a risk or a protective factor? The connection between religiosity and deviance among religious youths by Vered Ne’eman-Haviv, Wilchek- Aviad Yael & Lahav Chaim

Public policy for supporting employed family caregivers of the elderly: the Israeli case by Erez Cohen & Yael Benvenisti

Media portrayal of enemy leaders and public opinion toward peace: the cases of Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin 1987-95 by Hila Lowenstein-Barkai

Shifting trajectory in India-Israel relations under Modi by Muhsin Puthan Purayil

Journal of African Studies

Journal of African Studies

Volume 8 Issue 2

Vodún, Spirited Forests, and the African Atlantic Forest Complex by Timothy R. Landry

Kongo Symbols, Catholic Celebrations: Adornment and Spiritual Power in Nineteenth-Century Religious Festivals in São Paulo, Brazil by Alicia L. Monroe

Manifest Heritages of Family and Nation: Embodying “All the Ancestors” in Guyanese Komfa by Jeremy Jacob Peretz

Rethinking Garveyism as Religion: The UNIA Universal Negro Ritual and UNIA Universal Negro Catechism by W Gabriel Selassie I

The Art of Sweeping Sickness and Catching Death: Babulú Aye, Materiality, and Mortality in Lukumí Religious Practice by Martin Tsang

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Journal of the American Academy of Religion

Volume 88 Issue 2

Introduction by Laura McTighe

Centering Black Catholic Relgio-Rachial Identity, Revealing White Catholicism by Mathew J Cressler

Folk Religion and the Medical Engineering of Rural Black Laborers by Jamil W Drake

Unmasking Islamophobia: Anti-Muslim Hostility and/as White Supremacy by Megan Goodwin

Red Squads and Black Radicals: Reading Agency in the Archive by Sylvester Johnson

Theory on the Ground: Ethnography, Religio-Racial Study, and the Spiritual Work of Building Otherwise by Laura McTighe, Women With A Vision (WWAV)

The House We Live In: Religio-Racial Theories and the Study of Religion by Judith Weisenfeld

Paper, Ink, Vodun, and the Inquisition: Tracing Power, Slavery, and Witchcraft in the Early Modern Portuguese Atlantic by Cécile Fromont

This is The Shack That Job Built: Theodicy and Polytheism in William Paul Young’s Evangelical Bestseller by Christopher Douglas

Jews in Early Biographies of Muḥammad: A Case Study in Shifting Muslim Understandings of Judaism by Alfons Teipen

Refiguring Baidehīśa Bilāsa: Reading the Queer and the Erotic in Upendra Banja’s Rāmāyana by Ujaan Ghosh and Amrita Chowdhury

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Journal of the American Oriental Society

Volume 140 Issue 1-2

Issue 2

Fakes, Delusions, or the Real Thing? Albert Grüwendal’s Maps of Shambhala by Sam van Schaik

An Interpretation of Two Names in the Ninth Line of the Tonyukuk Inscription by Pavel Rykin and Nikolai Telitsin

Anxiety Over the Filial Body: Discussions on Xiao in Early Confucian Texts by Jianjun He

The Cultural Politics of Old Things in Mid-Tang China by Xiaofei Tian

Remembering the Past Through Music: The Transmission of Chinese Qin Songs in Seventeenth- to Nineteenth-Century Japan by Zeyuan Wu

Syntax of Hitite imma by Andrei Sideltsev

The Image of the Dragon in RS 16.266 (= KTU1–3 1.83): Ugaritic √ṯrp and Its Syriac, Jewish Babylonian Aramaic, and Mandaic Cognates by Madadh Richey

Assyria and Babylon in the Oracles against the Nations Tradition: The Death of a King by Jo Ann Scurlock

The Greek Death of Imruʾ al-Qays by Teddy J. Fassberg

Legal Maxims (qawāʿid fiqhiyya) in Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī’s Jurisprudence and Fatwas by Ron Shaham

Issue 1 

Pediatrics in Medieval Islamic Theoria by Elaine van Dalen

Giggers, Greeners, Peyserts, and Palliards: Rendering Slang in al-Bukhalāʾ of al-Jāḥiẓ by Kevin Blankinship

Journal of Arabian Studies: Arabia, the Gulf, and the Red Sea

Journal of Arabian Studies: Arabia, the Gulf, and the Red Sea

Volume 9 Issue 2

Infrastructures of Empire and Sovereignty: The Port of Basra in Interwar Iraq by Gabriel Young

Raising Feminist Consciousness through Literature: Two Women’s Texts from the Arabian Gulf by O. Ishaq Tijani

Reclaiming Saudi Salafism: The Saudi Religious Circles and the Threat of ISIS by Raihan Ismail

Perceptions of the Courtyard in Kuwait: Between Tradition and Modernity by Yousef A.M. Al Haroun

SPECIAL SECTION: China and the Arab Gulf: Developing a Multidisciplinary Approach

Introduction by Yuting Wang

Gulf-China: Opportunities and Threats for a Global Partnership by Ismail H. Genc

The Gulf’s Eastward Turn: The Logic of Gulf-China Economic Ties by Karen E. Young
China-UAE Relations in the Belt and Road Era by Jonathan Fulton
Making Chinese Spaces in Dubai: A Spatial Consideration of Chinese Transnational Communities in the Arab Gulf States by Yuting Wang

Journal of Arabic Literature

Journal of Arabic Literature

Volume 51 Issue 1-2

Voice and Power: Ḥafṣah bint al-Ḥājj and the Poetics of Women in Al-Andalus by Majd Al-Mallah

Politics of Paratextuality: The Glossary between Translation and the Translational by Dima Ayoub

Egyptian Movement Poetry by Elliott Colla

“Zahra’s Uncle, or Where Are Men in Women’s War Stories?” by Michelle Hartman

Nāzik al-Malāʾikah and Edgar Allan Poe: Their Poetry and Related Poetics by Boutheina Khaldi

Situating Rifāʿah al-Ṭahṭāwī within an Islamicate Context by Atoor Lawandow

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Journal of Asian and African Studies

Volume 55 Issue 4

The ‘Islam of the Government’: The Islamic High Councils in Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania and Tunisia by Francesco Tamburini

Fairtrade and Workers’ Welfare: A Case Study of the Soccer Industry in Pakistan by Javeria Younas Abbasi, Musleh Ud Din

Belief System: A Barrier to the Use of Modern Contraceptives among the Idoma of Benue State, North Central Nigeria by Chiemezie Scholastica Atama, Uzoma Odera Okoye, Amelia Ngozi Odo, Aloysius Odii, Uche Teresa Okonkwo

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient

Volume 63 Issue 3-4

Volume 4

Agrarian and Mercantile Ideologies in Western Han by Roel Sterckx

Applying Digital Methods to the Study of a Late Ottoman City: A Social and Spatial Analysis of Political Partisanship in Gaza by Yuval Ben-Bassat and Johann Buessow

Competing Sovereignties in Eighteenth-Century South Asia: Afghan Claims to Kingship by Neelam Khoja

Royal Purple Industry in Lod during the Late Roman Period as Reflected in the Lod Mosaic by Amir Gorzalczany, Baruch Rosen, and Naama Sukenik

Making Sense of Central Asia in Pre-Petrine Russia by Ulfatbek Abdurasulov

Letter to the Editor: Response to Rahul Govind by Upal Chakrabarti

Volume 3

Paper Currency, Banking, and Islamic Monetary Debates in Late Ottoman and Early Saudi Arabia by Michael O’Sullivan

Turkmen Literacy and Turkmen Identity before the Soviets: the Ravnaq al-Islām in Its Literary and Social Context by Allen J. Frank

El Niño and the Nomads: Global Climate, Local Environment, and the Crisis of Pastoralism in Late Ottoman Kurdistan by Zozan Pehlivan

The Origin of the Sogdian Civic Communities (nāf) by Michael Shenkar

Mantra: a Review Essay on Islam in Soviet Central Asia by Eren Tasar

Disintegration as an Integrative Process: Revisiting Palestinian Cohesiveness from the Late Ottoman Era through the End of the British Mandate by Harel Chorev

Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies

Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies

Volume 19 Issue 1

Self-Recording of a National Disaster: Oral History and the Palestinian Nakba by Rosemary Sayigh

Illegally Blonde: The Racialisation of Blondness and Visual Representations of Palestinian Activist Ahed Tamimi in American and Canadian Media by Kuan-Yun Wang

Engaging in Popular Communal Imagination and the Holy Week Culture in Malta: Emancipatory Thinking and the Holy Land/Jerusalem Narrative by Michael Grech and Peter Mayo

Muslim Shrines in Palestine: The Case of Joseph’s Shrine Through the eyes of Pre-Twentieth Century Voyagers, Geographers and Pilgrims by Amer A. Al-Qobbaj and Loay M. Abu Alsaud

Urban-Rural Relations in Mandatory Palestine: Tiberias, Urban Notables and Control of the Palestinian Countryside, 1918–1948 by Mustafa Abbasi

Palestinian Diaspora Communities in Latin America and Palestinian Statehood by Yousef M. Aljamal and Philipp O. Amour

Journal of Humanity and Society

Journal of Humanity and Society

Volume 10 Issue 2

A Look into Historical Grand Bazaars from the Literature on Shopping Centers by Faruk Bal and Murat Taşdemir

Teachers Who Make a Difference According to Teachers’ Perceptions by Abdullah Çetin and Serkan Ünsal

Analyzing the Developmental Problems Experienced by Syrian Adolescent Refugees in Terms of Certain Demographic Variables by Hıdır Apak and Muhammet Cevat Acar

Implications of the Syrian Civil War on the Alawites by Bayram Sinkaya

Capitalism as an Economic System Research: Power, Technological Change, and Innovation by Adem Levent

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Volume 11 Issue 1

A New Look at Ṭūsī’s Awṣāf al-ashrāf: The Preamble of MS Leiden Or. 683/1 by Joep Lameer

The History and Provenance of the Unique Dustūr al-munaǧǧimīn Manuscript, BnF Arabe 5968: A Re-assessment by Boris Liebrenz

A Note on a Note: The Inscription in ‘the Leiden Manuscript’ of Turkic and Mongolic Glossaries by Yoshio Saitô

The Chamberlain’s Sessions: Audience Certificates in a Baghdad Manuscript of al-Ḫarāʾiṭī’s Iʿtilāl al-qulūb (Forschungsbibliothek Gotha, Ms. Orient. A 627) by Tilman Seidensticker

Abstracts, Résumés, ‮خلاصات‬‎ Journal of Islamic Manuscripts Volume 11, No. 1, Spring 2020

‮دلالات المصطلحات الواردة في مجالس السماع والقراءة في المخطوطات العربية‬‎  by  ‮د. سعيد‬‎ ‮الجوماني‬‎

Journal of Islamic Studies

Journal of Islamic Studies

Volume 31 Issue 2

Traces of Mysticism in Ibn al-Jawzī’s Thought; an Examination of His Baḥr al-Dumūʿ by Pascal Held

The Muslim Conquest of the City of al-Ubulla by Irsan Ramini, Heba Al-Zuraiqi

Did Premodern Muslims Distinguish the Religious and Secular? The Dīn–Dunyā Binary in Medieval Islamic Thought by Rushain Abbasi

Dispatches from Cairo to India: Editors, Publishing Houses, and a Republic of Letters by Ahmad Khan

The Journal of the Middle East and Africa

The Journal of the Middle East and Africa

Volume 11 Issue 1-2

Volume 2

Fatimids Fighting over Jerusalem: An Interreligious or Intrareligious Matter? by Steven Gertz
Fraternal Betrayal? The Spanish Army and the Decolonization of Morocco by Geoffrey Jensen
“The Cat’s Paw of Dictatorship”: Police Intelligence and Self-Rule in the Gold Coast, 1948–1952 by Chase Arnold
The Beginnings of Political Islam in Switzerland: Said Ramadan’s Muslim Brotherhood Mosque in Geneva and the Swiss Authorities by Daniel Rickenbacher

Volume 1

The Russian Media as a Promoter of Manipulative Approaches: The Case of the Syrian Civil War by Dmitry Strovsky & Ron Schleifer

Emergency Communal Labor and Gender in Central Province During the Mau Mau War in Kenya, 1953–1960 by Opolot Okia

For the People, Against the Elites: Left versus Right-Wing Populism in Greece and Turkey by Ioannis N. Grigoriadis

Israel’s Immigration Policies and the Promotion of Genetic Testing: Empiricizing Definitional Criteria, Bolstering State Demographic Security, or Hastening the Messianic Era? by Nathan P. Devir

Saudi Women Driving Change? Rebranding, Resistance, and the Kingdom of Change by Deborah L. Wheeler

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Volume 40 Issue 1-2

Volume 2

Politics of Minority Representation

Representation of Muslim Minorities in Politicians’ Discourse: Jacinda Ardern vs. Donald Trump by Ali Jalalian Daghigh & Hajar Abdul Rahim
Integration of Muslim Immigrants in Europe and North America: A Transatlantic Comparison by Saltanat Liebert, Mona H. Siddiqui & Carolin Goerzig
Challenges of Assimilation & Integration
Understanding Muslim Assimilation in America: An Exploratory Assessment of First & Second-Generation Muslims Using Segmented Assimilation Theoryby Amin Asfari & Anas Askar
“Backstage” Responses to the Sydney Siege: A Case-study of the Sermons Delivered in the Mosques of Sydney in the Aftermath of the Incident by Husnia Underabi
Contradictions in the Khilafat Movement & Transformations in Abul Kalam Azad: A Historical Analysis of Muslim Politics in British India – 1912–1947 by Rosina Nasir
Minority Identity 
From a Boss to a Leader? Transformations of Representational Leadership in the Arab-Bedouin Minority in Israel by Kassim Alsraiha
Arab Society in Israel and the “Arab Spring” by Yusri Khaizran
(Dis) Connecting with the Ummah in e-Spaces: How Latino Muslims Shape Their Identity Through the Internet? by Diana Carolina Zuniga Gomez & Mehmet Ozkan
Implications for Schooling & Education 
The Semiotics of an “Islamic” Education: Engaging with the Concrete Realities of Muslims in Australiaby Nada Ghamra-Oui
The School as a Double-Edged Panopticon—Increased Anxiety and Deflated Islamic Identities: A Child-Centered Perspective on the Trojan Horse Affairby Suriyah Bi
Jadidism—An Inspiration for Bosnian Modernists by Fikret Karčić

Volume 1

Special Issue: Reformulating Muslim Matrimony: Islamic Marriage and Divorce in Contemporary United Kingdom & Europe

Reformulating Muslim Matrimony: Islamic Marriage and Divorce in the Contemporary United Kingdom and Europe by Justin Jones & Yafa Shanneik

Reformulation of Islamic Matrimonial Law: British Muslims, Contemporary Understandings and Normative Practices by Islam Uddin

Khul‘ in Action: How Do Local Muslim Communities in Germany Dissolve an Islamic Religious-Only Marriage? by Mahmoud Jaraba

Muslim Alternative Dispute Resolution: Tracing the Pathways of Islamic Legal Practice between South Asia and Contemporary Britain by Justin Jones

Moroccan Family Law: Discussions and Responses from the Netherlands by Iris Sportel

Reformulating Transnational Muslim Families: The Case of Sharīʿah-Compliant Child Marriages by Federica Sona

Teleology Behind the Prohibition of Recognition of Polygamous Marriages Under the EU Family Reunification Directive: A Critique of Rule Effectiveness by Nicole Stybnarova

Current Muslim Understandings of Classical Family Law in a Modern Secular Context: Germany as a Case Study by Mouez Khalfaoui

Interfaith Marriages in Islam from a Woman’s Perspective: Turkish Women’s Interfaith Marriage Practices in the United Kingdom by Haifaa Jawad & Ayse Elmali-Karakaya

The Continuing Muslim Marriage Conundrum: The Law of England and Wales on Religious Marriage and Non-Marriage in the United Kingdom by Vishal Vora

Islamic Marriage and Divorce in the United Kingdom: The Case for a New Paradigm by Amra Bone

Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society

Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society

Volume 4 Issue 1
Regulation of Muslim Charitable Sectors in the US and the UK
in the Post – 9/11 Era by Agnes Chong
Civic Engagement among Iranians in the United States by Sara Makki Alamdari and Christine Bishop
From Waqf to Foundation: The Case for a Global and Integrated History of Philanthropy by Thomas Adam
Journal of Muslims in Europe

Journal of Muslims in Europe

Volume 9 Issue 2

Special Issue: Salafism in Europe. Empirical Approaches

Methodological and Ethical Challenges in Empirical Approaches to Salafism by Sabine Damir-Geilsdorf and Mira Menzfeld

Pierre Vogel’s and Bilal Philips’s Criticisms of Jihadism by Clemens Holzgruber

Challenges in Digital Ethnography: Research Ethics Relating to the Securitisation of Islam by Larissa-Diana Fuhrmann and Simone Pfeifer

From Rigid to Moderate Salafism: Paths of (Re-)Conversion to Islam among Activists of a Muslim Organisation in Switzerland by Amir Sheikhzadegan

“For them it is just a story, for me it is my life.” Ethnography and the Security Gaze

Academic Research with “Salafi” Muslims in the Netherlands by Martijn de Koning

Who is a ‘Salafi’? Salafism and the Politics of Labelling in the UK by Iman Dawood

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

Volume 79 Issue 1

Naram-Sin’s War against Armanum and Ebla in a Newly-Discovered Inscription from Tulul al-Baqarat by Nashat Alkhafaji and Gianni Marchesi

Longitude 45° East: New Evidence for one of the Oldest Political Frontiers in the Ancient World by Sajjad Alibaigi, Shahram Aliyari, John MacGinnis, and Naser Aminikhah

The Byzantine Concept of “Syria” as Arab Empire and its Ancient Roots by Predrag Komatina

From Demons to a Slippery Slope: MLC 1948, a new list of Sumerian terms and their equivalents by Klaus Wagensonner

Drinking the Dregs of the Divine: Daniel 5 and the Motif of “King and Cup” in its Ancient Near Eastern Context by Jonathan S. Greer

The Tribal Affiliations of Shuraḥbīl ibn Ḥasana by Yaara Perlman

Journal of Ottoman Studies

Journal of Ottoman Studies

Volume 55

Poll Tax ( Jizya) Payers of the Mosul Kaza and Its Regional Relationships (The Last Quarter of 17th Century) by Oğuzhan Samikiran

‘Do not build a dome and monuments on me’: Uncovered Tomb Taste in Ottoman Architecture (1661-1763) by Mustafa çağhan Keski̇n

Employment in the Waqfs of Jerusalem: Socio-Economic and Demographic Characteristics of Waqf Staff During the 18th Century by Şeri̇fe Eroğlu Memi̇ş

The Politics of the Local Notables at the end of the 18th Century and the Germiyanzâdes by Murat Dağli

Forty Years in the Service of the Ottoman Industry: The Life Story of English Engineer Frederick William Taylor (1807-1875) by Serdal Soyluer

The Laramans: The Exile of the Crypto Christian Albanians to Mihalic (1846-1848)  by Yakup Ahbab

“All We Hope is a Generous Revival”: The Evangelization of the Ottoman Christians in Western Anatolia in the Nineteenth Century by Meri̇h Erol

The Russian Occupation of Erzurum in the First World War: The Repercussions of the Occupation in Russia and in the World According to the Russian Press and Literature by Rami̇n Sadigov

Journal of Palestine Studies

Journal of Palestine Studies

Volume 49 Issue 2


The Secret Testimony of the Peel Commission (Part II): Partition by Laila Parsons

Palestine at the UN: The PLO and UNRWA in the 1970s by Anne Irfan


Established Practice: Palestinian Exclusion at the Dead Sea by Aseil Abu-Baker; Marya Farah


Delegitimizing Solidarity: Israel Smears Palestine Advocacy as Anti-Semitic by Ben White

Stone, Labor, and the Building of Israel by Adam Hanieh

Journal of Qur’anic Studies

Journal of Qurʾanic Studies

Journal of Qurʾanic Studies

Volume 22 Issue 2

Transformations in Early Muslim Prophetology: From Typology to Teleology in Narratives of Jonah and the Ninevites by Hamza Mahmood Zafer
Towards an Abrahamic Religion: Developments in Later Meccan Suras. Part I: Strategies of Argumentation and Interpretationby Hannelies Koloska
Sūrat Maryam (Q. 19): Comforting Muḥammad by M.A.S. Abdel Haleem
Medieval Encounters

Medieval Encounters

Volume 26 Issue 1

“Tengo Feuza en la Piyadad de Allāh”: Piety and Polemic in an Aljamiado-Morisco “Companion in Paradise” Narrative by Donald Walter Wood

Who Is the Man on the Camel?: Historical Exegesis of the Hebrew Bible and Christian-Muslim Debate by John Zaleski

The Middle East Journal

The Middle East Journal

Volume 74 Issue 1

The Development and Fragmentation of Kuwait’s al-Jama’a al-Salafiyya: Purity over Pragmatism by Zoltan Pall

How and Why Has the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan Changed since 2011?

Tunisia’s Foiled Coup of 1987: The November 8th Group by Mohammad Abu Rumman and Neven Bondokji

The Road Not Taken: The Amirav-Husayni Peace Initiative of 1987 by 

Iran by Sharan Grewal

Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication

Volume 13 Issue 1

Special Issue: Politics of Culture and Communication and the Islamic Republic of Iran

Politics of Culture and Communication and the Islamic Republic of Iran by Mehdi Semati

Beyond a Politicization of Persian Cats: Representing Iranian Popular Musicians in the Western Media by Theresa Parvin Steward

Reinventing Ruhowzi: Experiments in Contemporary Iranian Musical Theater by Erum Naqvi

‘Personal Effects:’ Translation, Intimacy and Domestication in the Poetry of Solmaz Sharif by R. Shareah Taleghani

The Holy Defense Museum in Tehran, or How to Aestheticize War by Anna Vanzan

On the Path to Becoming: Mobility, Jouissance and Layered Temporalities in the Realist Cinema of Marzieh Meshkini by Niloo E. Sarabi

The Pioneers of Iranian New Painting: A Manifesto of a Forgotten History by Alice Bombardier

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 110 Issue 2

Fazlur Rahman’s Influence on Contemporary Islamic Thought by Ali Akbar

Muslim Televangelists in the Making: Conversion Narratives and the Construction of Religious Authority by Ahmad Najib Burhani

A Shiite Clerical View of Other Religions and the Lebanese Nation‐State: Muḥammad Jawād Maghniyah (1904‐1979) by Lynda Clarke

Iqbal’s and Hassan’s Complaints: A Study of “To the Holy Prophet” and “SMS to Sir Muhammad Iqbal” by Md. Mahmudul Hasan

Protecting the Citadel of Islam in the Modern Era: A Case of Shiʿi Mujtahids and the Najaf Seminary in Early Twentieth‐Century Iraq by Mohammad R. Kalantari

From Islamic Government to Local Politics: Muḥammad Mahdī Shams al‐Dīn and Muḥammad Ḥusayn Faḍlallāh’s Divergent Views of the Lebanese State byFarah Kawtharani

Asserting Roots: Muḥammad Jābir Āl Ṣafā‘ and the Writing of Shiʿi history during the French Mandate by Linda Sayed

Nazariyat: Journal for the History of Islamic Philosophy and Sciences

Nazariyat: Journal for the History of Islamic Philosophy and Sciences

Volume 6 Issue 1

Uçamayan Adam: Fahreddin Râzî’de Ben Şuuru by M. Zahit Tiryaki

Ebu Ali el-Hasan Merrâkuşî’nin Eserinde Zerkâliyye (Evrensel Disk) Yapım Kılavuzu by Atilla Bir, Adem Akın, Mustafa Kaçar, and Saliha Bütün

Bilinemeyeni Bilmek: Fahreddin Râzî’den Taşköprülüzâde’ye “Mutlak Meçhul” Paradoksu by Harun Kuşlu

Şemseddin Muhammed b. Eşref es-Semerkandî el-Hüseynî et-Türkî’ye (ö. 722/1322) Ait İki Yeni Eser: Şerhu Menşe’i’n-Nazar ve Şerhu’n-Nikât by Necmettin Pehlivan and Hadi Ensar Ceylan

Mantık-Metafizik İrtibatına Bir Örnek: İbn Sînâ ve Fahreddin Râzî’de Mahiyetin Bir Parçası Olarak Cins ve Fasıl by Sacide Ataş



Volume 48 Issue 1-2

Introduction by Jari Kaukua

Mereology in Kalām: A New Reading of the Proof from Accidents for Creation by Ayman Shihadeh

Iʿtibārī Concepts in Suhrawardī: The Case of Substance by Jari Kaukua

Beyond Atoms and Accidents: Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī and the New Ontology of Postclassical Kalām by Bilal Ibrahim

“From the One, Only One Proceeds”: The Post-Classical Reception of a Key Principle of Avicenna’s Metaphysics by Wahid M. Amin

The Influence of the Avicennan Theory of Science on Philosophical Sufism: The Concept of the Divine Science in Qūnawī and Fanārī by Yusuf Daşdemir

Ṣadrā’s Use of Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī’s al-Mabāḥith al-mashriqiyya in the Asfār by Cécile Bonmariage

An Avicennian Engagement with and Appropriation of Mullā Ṣadrā Šīrāzī (d. 1045/1636): The Case of Mahdī Narāqī (d. 1209/1795) by Sajjad H. Rizvi

Oriente Moderno

Oriente Moderno

Volume 100 Issue 1

Introduction by Claudio Lo Jacono

Co-optation and Engaged Distance: Sufism, Politics and Society in Contemporary Syria and Morocco by Marco Aurelio Golfetto

Customs and Imposition of Duties in the Emirate of Bukhara: by Ikromjon Azizov

Scholarships of Emirs of Bukhara by Oybek Klichev

The Question of the Legitimacy of the Hashemite Regime in Jordan: the Islamic Radical Organizations, the Western Territories and Israel by Ronen Yitzhak

The Suez Canal and Its Role in Formation of New International Political and Economic Relations in The XX Century by Zhuldyz Turekulova and Klara Baitureyeva

Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, Hezārfenn and the Coffee: Texts, Documents and Translations by Rosita D’Amora

Philosophy & Social Criticism

Philosophy & Social Criticism

Volume 46 Issue 5

Religious pluralism: Essential or challenge to liberal democracy? by Mona Siddiqui

Islamophobia as racialised biopolitics in the United Kingdom by Tahir Abbas

The culture of the national liberation movement and the change towards democracy: The case of North Africa by Mounir Kchaou

The heavy burden of democracy: Where is salvation? Democracy between perspective and prohibited by Hussain Shaban

Populist multiculturalism: Are there majority cultural rights? by Alan Patten

Social cohesion without electoral democracy: The case of China by Wang Pei, Daniel A. Bell

Democracy and ethical values from Islamic perspective by Mohsen Kadivar

How to construct a common and consensual multicultural civic discourse by Seán Golden

Some notes on ‘Populism’ by Jon Elster

Anti-Capital for the XXIst Century (on the metacrisis of capitalism and the prospects for radical politics) by Albena Azmanova

Human rights amidst despair in the Levant and the West by Micheline Ishay

Politics and Religion

Politics and Religion

Volume 13 Issue 2

Why Religious People Support Ethnic Insurgency? Kurds, Religion and Support for the PKK by Ekrem Karakoç, Zeki Sarıgil

African, Religious, and Tolerant? How Religious Diversity Shapes Attitudes Toward Sexual Minorities in Africa by Sarah K. Dreier, James D. Long, Stephen J. Winkler

Dignity and the Foundation of Human Rights: Toward an Averroist Genealogy by Miguel Vatter

Military, Authoritarianism and Islam: A Comparative Analysis of Bangladesh and Pakistan by Md Ziaul Haque Sheikh, Zahid Shahab Ahmed

Religion Compass

Religion Compass

Volume 13 Issue 12

Of mocktails and Muslims by Atiya Husain

Religion Compass

Religion Compass

Volume 14 Issue 6

Limits of post‐secularism in Turkey: Comparing the attitudes of the Justice and Development Party towards the headscarf and Alevi issues by Emrah Konuralp

Sociology of Islam

Sociology of Islam

Volume 8 Issue 2

CIRS Special Issue of Sociology of Islam edited by Ayman Shabana

Science and Scientific Production in the Middle East: Past and Present by Ayman Shabana

The Increasing Prevalence of Girls in stem Education in the Arab World: What Can We Learn? by Rana Dajani, Sonali Dhawan and Sara M. Awad

A Cruel Innovation: Israeli Experiments on Gaza’s Great March of Return by Tariq Dana

Sciences, Technology, and Social Inequality in the Arab World: An Analysis from the Maghreb by Abdelkader Djeflat

Sanctions and the Scientific Community of Iran by Parviz Tarikhi

Islamic Ethics and the Legitimacy of Scientific Innovation: Reproductive Genetic Counseling within the Muslim Context by Ayman Shabana

Science and Scientific Production in the Middle East