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Summer 2020 Journal Roundup [updated]

[First published, 09/25/2020; updated 03/03/2021] Check out our Journal Roundups for the latest articles in Islamic studies. This is the thirty-eighth iteration to be published and the Summer 2020 edition is now online. The Summer 2020 edition currently has issues from forty-nine 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 90 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 Sulaiman Popal and Aysenur Sonmez Kara].



Volume 32 Issue 2

“Reddimus urbem”: Civic Order and Public Politics at the End of Norman Sicily By: Philippa Byrne

Textiles in Cross-Cultural Encounters: The Case of the Umayyad Palace at Khirbat al-Mafjar By: Hana Taragan

Joseph Tarchaneiotes and the Battle of Mantzikert (AD 1071) By: Antonios Vratimos

Evidence for the Ayyūbid Iqṭāʿ in Ifrīqiyya and a Reconsideration of the Almohad Iqṭāʿ By: Amar S. Baadj

An Ignored Arabic Account of a Byzantine Royal Woman By:Hadi Taghavi, Ehsan Roohi & Navid Karimi

Arab Studies Quarterly

Arab Studies Quarterly

Volume 42 Issue 3
The Salwa Canal and the Island of Qatar By: Rabia M’Rabet Temsamani
On the Violence of Self-Determination: The Palestinian Refugee as the Ontological Other By: Muna S. Tareh
Ḥunayn Ibn Isḥāq’s Conception of His Reading Public According to a Previously Unpublished Letter By: Coleman Connelly
Abū Hāšim Al-ǧubbāʾī, Algèbre Et Inférence By: Marwan Rashed
Perceiving Things in Themselves: Abū L-barakāt Al-baġdādī’s Critique of Representationalism By: Fedor Benevich
Asian Affairs

Asian Affairs

Volume 51 Issue 3
Hong Kong: The Torn City By: Martin Purbrick
Was Governor Maclehose a Great Architect of Modern Hong Kong? By: Andrew C. K. Yu
War in Yemen: No End in Sight as the State Disintegrates By: Noel Brehony
Covid-19: Approaches, Outlooks, and Power Dynamics in Central Asia By: Sophie Ibbotson
Covid-19 in South Asia: Mirror and Catalyst By:Rupert Stone
A System Suited to the “genius” of the People: The Pursuit of a Presidential Pakistan, 1954–1969, and Its Legacy By: Ilhan Niaz
The Corrosive Compromise of the Sino-indian Border Management Framework: From Doklam to Galwan By: Joe Thomas Karackattu
Us Missile Defence Efforts and Chinese Reservations in East Asia By: Christian Alwardt
The Role of Culture in Post-emergency Reconstruction: Case Studies from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia By: Jonathan Rider, Daniel Skillings & Flore De Taisne
Evaluating India’s Look-east Policy: Challenges and Opportunities under Upa Rule By: Nalanda Roy

Islamic Political Polarisation on Social Media During the 2019 Presidential Election in Indonesia By:

Salahudin, Achmad Nurmandi, Hasse Jubba, Zuly Qodir, Jainuri & Paryanto
Australian Muslim Citizens Questions of Inclusion and Exclusion, 2006-2020 By: Nahid Afrose Kabir
Citizenship in the Minds of Radical Islamists By: Elisa Orofino
The “Muslim Question” and Muslim Cultural Citizenship in Australia By: Rizwan Sahib
Muslim ‘Belonging’ in the West and Some Global Implications By: Mohammed Jamal Haider
Muslims as Archetypal Suspect Citizens in Australia By: Jan A Ali
Governing Uncertainty: Challenges for the First Tunisian Provisional Administration of 2011 and Its Impacts in 2012-2014 By: Sabina Henneberg

Shi’i Division over the Iraqi State: Decentralization and the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq By:

Benjamin Isakhan & Peter E. Mulherin
Saudi Arabia Plans for Its Economic Future: Vision 2030, the National Transformation Plan and Saudi Fiscal Reform By: Daniel Moshashai, Andrew M. Leber & James D. Savage
Tracing the Movement of the Blood Vengeance Theme Within Arabic Poetry: From the Classical Poetic Tradition to the Present By: Dena Fakhro
The Alla Franca Dandy; Modernity and the Novel in the Late 19th-century Ottoman Empire By: Korhan Mühürcüoğlu

Reading the Ads in Al-daʿwa Magazine: Commercialism and Islamist Activism in Al-sadat’s Egypt By:

Aaron Rock-Singer & Steven Brooke
No Mood for Change: Neoliberalism and Turkish Fiction By:John Glassford & Sahit Murat Kara
To Loosen and Bind: Khomeini, Rafsanjani, and Supplementary Governance in the Islamic Republic By: Alexander Nachman
Central Asian Affairs

Central Asian Affairs

Volume 7 Issue 2

Love and Jihad. Female Trajectories from North Caucasus to the Islamic State By: Denis Sokolov

“Franchise” Branch Campuses in Uzbekistan: The Internationalisation of Higher Education as a Solution? By: Dilnoza Ubaydullaeva

State Reforms and Informal Payments in Secondary Education of Kazakhstan By: Dina Sharipova
Central Asian Affairs

Central Asian Affairs

Volume 7 Issue 3
Madrasa-based Religious Learning: Between Secular State and Competing Fellowships in Kyrgyzstan
By: Asel Doolotkeldieva
Choikhonai Surkh: The Replacement of “Opium Dens” with Red Teahouses and the Limits of the Soviet Enlightenment Project in Tajikistan By: Alisher Latypov
Exclusion, Enmity, and the Normalization of the Exception: The September 2015 Incidents and the Development of Sovereign Dictatorship in Tajikistan By: Edward Lemon and Omid Rahimi
Transforming Tajikistan: State Building and Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia By: Hélène Thibault
Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 39 Issue 3
The Five Shades of Grey: Party Systems and Authoritarian Institutions in PostSoviet Central Asian States By: Grigorii V. Golosov
Dispossession and Displacement of Migrant Workers: The Impact of State Terror and Economic Development on Uyghurs in Urban Xinjiang By: Sarah Tynen
Claiming Heritage: The Manas Epic Between China and Kyrgyzstan By: Svetlana Jacquesson
‘Don’t Become a Lost Specimen!’: Polygyny and Motivational Interconnectivity in Kyrgyzstan By: Michele E. Commercio
Nomadic by Nature? Contradictions and Precarious Work in Mongolian Tourism By: Jesse E. Shircliff
State-run Media Outlets in Central Asia: External Regime Legitimation Through Regional Conflict and Cooperation Framing By: Mariya Pak, Filippo Menga, Daniel Feuer & Austen Dowell
Silent Partners: Archaeological Insights on Mobility, Interaction and Civilization in Central Asia’s Past By: Lynne M. Rouse
Central Asian Survey

Central Asian Survey

Volume 39 Issue 4
Recasting the Nation: Transforming Heroes of the Soviet Union into Symbols of Kazakhstani Patriotism By: Kristoffer Michael Rees
What Is Democracy and Who Supports It? Findings from a University Survey in Kazakhstan By: Christopher B. Primiano & Alma Kudebayeva
Circling the Barrels: Kazakhstan’s Regime Stability in the Wake of the 2014 Oil Bust By: Morena Skalamera Groce
The Reality of Environmental Cooperation and the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea  By: Agha Bayramov
Women’s Bargaining Power and Contraception Use in Post-soviet Tajikistan By: Zarrina H. Juraqulova & Ellison B. Henry
Transformation of Musical Performances at Wedding Ceremonies in the Post-socialist Period: The Kazakh Tamada in Bayan-ölgii Province, Mongolia By: Fuki Yagi
Buying into Capitalism: Mongolians’ Changing Perceptions of Capitalism in the Transition Years By: Paula L. W. Sabloff
Divorce Settlement among the Uyghurs During the Republican Era in Xinjiang By: Aysima Mirsultan
Critical Muslim

Critical Muslim

Volume 35 Muslim Atlantic
Contemporary Arab Affairs

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Volume 13 Issue 2
Contemporary Arab Affairs

Contemporary Arab Affairs

Volume 13 Issue 3

To What Extent Do Non-Westerners Tolerate Political Oppression?: They Have Their Own “Impossible Tyranny”!  By: Abdullah Al-Beraidi

Gender Inequality in the Arab World: A Comparative Perspective  By: Nahla Yassine-Hamdan; John Strate

The Role of Religion in the Politics of Saudi Arabia: The Wahhabi Concept: ta’at wali al-amr  By: Faisal Mukhyat Abu Sulaib

The Moroccan Monarchy and the Construction of Social Representations  By: Blaiha Marouan; El Houcine Oughlane

Foreign Correspondents between the Hammer and the Anvil: The Case of Egypt during Political Transitions By: Alamira Samah Saleh

Contemporary Islam

Contemporary Islam

Volume 14 Issue 2

Introduction: Studying Islam from below and interrogating divisions in contemporary Russia By: Lili Di Puppo Jesko Schmoller

“Sovereign” Islam and Tatar “Aqīdah”: normative religious narratives and grassroots criticism amongst Tatarstan’s Muslims By: Matteo Benussi

Here or elsewhere: Sufism and traditional Islam in Russia’s Volga-Ural region By: Lili Di Puppo & Jesko Schmoller

“What good are all these divisions in Islam?”. Everyday Islam and normative discourses in Daghestan By: Iwona Kaliszewska

Common sense is not so common: integration and perceptions of ‘traditional Islam’ in Russia’s Volga-Ural region By: Bulat G. Akhmetkarimov

Review of Julie McBrien, From Belonging to Belief: Modern Secularisms and the Construction of Religion in Kyrgyzstan. By: Sydney Morrow

Casting Off Egyptian Ḥanafism: Sharīʿa, Divorce, and Legal Reform in 20th-Century Egypt By: Samy Ayoub

Fashioning the Materiality of the Pilgrimage: The ḥajj Travelogue of Muḥammad Labīb al-Batanūnī By: Ammeke Kateman
Die Reform der Loskaufscheidung (ḫulʿ): Lehren aus Saudi-Arabien By: Dominik Krell
Between Islamic Learning and Philological Nationalism: Mullah Mahmûdê Bayazîdî’s Auto-ethnography of the Kurds By: Michiel Leezenberg
History of Religions

History of Religions

Volume 60 Number 1

In an Ottoman Holy Land: The Hajj and the Road from Damascus, 1500–1800 By: Nir Shafir

Practical Canons from Buddhist Pasts: What Pāli Anthologies Can Tell Us about Buddhist History By:Jonathan Young

The Future of Comparison By: David Frankfurter

The Literary Genizot: A Window to the Mediterranean Republic of Letters By: Sarah Stroumsa

Meanderings in the Arabic Literary Genizot: New Texts and New Contexts By: Oded Zinger

al-Uṣūl al-Muhaḏḏabiyya: A Joint Theological Project of a Karaite Scholar and a “Chief Justice” in Fāṭimid Egypt Revisited By: Haggai Ben-Shammai

The Role of the Karaites in the Transmission of the Hebrew Bible and Their Practice of Transcribing It into Arabic Script By: Geoffrey Khan

Genizah within the Genizah: Muslim Works Incorporated into Judeo-Arabic Manuscripts in the Cairo Genizah By: Y. Zvi Stampfer

Grammars of Classical Arabic in Judaeo-Arabic: An Overview By: Nadia Vidro

Interpreting Islamic Dream Books of the Cairo Genizah: The Taʿbīr al-ruʾyā and Its Judeo-Arabic Witnesses By: Blanca Villuendas Sabaté


Field as Archive / Archive as Field By: Çaylı, Eray

Design in Theory Articles

Pray to the Archive: Abstracting History in Zanzibar By: Kara, Taushif

Records of Dispossession: Archival Thinking and UNESCO’s Nubian Campaign in Egypt and Sudan By: Carruthers, William

Déjà Vu at the Archive: Photography, National Narratives, and the Multiple Histories of the Smyrna Fire By: Amygdalou, Kalliopi

Conducting Research on West Bank Settlements: Architecture as Punctum and Archive By: Allweil, Yael; Ben Hilell, Keren

Archives as Fields of Heritage-Making in Istanbul’s Historic Peninsula By: Aykaç, Pinar

Design in Practice Articles

A Gift of Compassion: Welfare, Housing, and Domesticity in Contemporary Iran By: Moafi, Samaneh

‘#OccupyGezi Architecture’ and Archival Tactics of Resistance By: Artan, Elif Çiğdem

The Many Voyages of Fateh Al-Khayr: Unfurling the Gulf in the Age of Oceanic History By: Fahad Ahmad Bishara

Telegraphy, Typography, and the Alphabet: The Origins of Alphabet Revolutions in the Russo-Ottoman Space By: Ulug Kuzuoglu

The Conscription of Greek Ottomans into the Sultan’s Army, 1908–1912 By: Uğur Z. Peçe

New Arab Maids: Female Domestic Work, “New Arab Women,” and National Memory in British Mandate Palestine By: Caroline Kahlenberg

Turbulent from the Start: Revisiting Military Politics in Pre-Baʿth Syria By: Hicham Bou Nassif

Iranian Studies

Iranian Studies

Volume 53 Issue 3-4

Commemorating Ehsan Yarshater Endangered Iranian Languages: Language Contact and Language Islands in Iran

Guest Editor’s Introduction

Language contact in Iranian Languages

A Linguistic Survey of Khorasan: Implications for Language Isolation, Language Change, and Contact Linguistics By: Mohammad Dabir-Moghaddam

The Perside Language of Shiraz Jewry: A Historical-Comparative Phonology By: Habib Borjian
Final /n/ Deletion in Ghayeni Persian: Opacity in Harmonic Serialism and Parallel Optimality Theory By: Bashir Jam , Pariya Razmdideh & Zohreh Sadat Naseri

Aramaic and Arabic linguistic islands

The Neo-Aramaic Dialects of Iran By: Geoffrey Khan
The Beginnings of Word Order Change in the Arabic Dialects of Southern Iran in Contact with Persian: A Preliminary Study of Data from Four Villages in Bushehr and Hormozgan By: Dina El Zarka & Sandra Ziagos

Georgian language islands in Fereydanshahr in Isfahan

A Georgian Language Island in Iran: Fereydani Georgian By: Lia Bakuradze , Marina Beridze & Zakharia Pourtskhvanidze
The Proverbial Wisdom of a Georgian Language Island in Iran By: Tea Shurgaia

Turkic language islands and language contact with Turkic languages

Major and Minor Turkic Language Islands in Iran with a Special Focus on Khalaj By: Elisabetta Ragagnin
Balanced Bilingualism: Patterns of Contact Influence in L1 and L2 Turkic and Bakhtiari Speech in Juneqan, Iran By: Erik Anonby , Laurentia Schreiber & Mortaza Taheri-Ardali
Iran Linguistic Atlas Project (ILA): Past and Present By: Faryar Akhlaghi


The Languages and Linguistics of Western Asia: An Areal Perspective (The world of Linguistics Series, volume 6)
Geoffrey Haig and Geoffrey Khan (eds.), Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, 2018, ISBN 978-3-11-042608-3 (hbk), 976 pp. By: Mohammad Rasekh-Mahand
The Oxford Handbook of Persian Linguistics
Anousha Sedighi and Pouneh Shabani-Jadidi (eds.), Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, ISBN 978-0-19-873674-5 (hbk), 608 pp. By: Zaniar Naghshbandi
Endangered Iranian Languages
Saloumeh Gholami (ed.), Wiesbaden: Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 2018, ISBN 978-3-9549-0329-0 (pbk), 122 pp. By: Mahrokh Shojaei
Religion, Law, and Identity: Contending Authorities on Interfaith Marriage in Lombok, Indonesia By: Mohamad Abdun Nasir
Making Sense of Shifts in Perspectives: Perceiving and Framing Examples of Interreligious Learning in Indonesia By: Eckhard Zemmrich
‘I Love Jesus Because Jesus Is Muslim’: Inter- and Intra-Faith Debates and Political Dynamics in Indonesia By: Mega Hidayati & Nelly van Doorn Harder
Islamic Soft Power in the Age of Trump: Public Diplomacy and Indonesian Mosque Communities in America By: James B. Hoesterey
Islam and Dormant Citizenship: Soft Religious Ethno-Nationalism and Minorities in Aceh, Indonesia By: Moch Nur Ichwan , Arskal Salim & Eka Srimulyani
Muslim Student Radicalism and Self-Deradicalization in Indonesia By: Mun’im Sirry
Islamic Law and Society

Islamic Law and Society

Volume 27 Issue 3
Aḥkām Concerning the Ahl Al-bayt By: Nebil A. Husayn
The Kitābī Wife’s Conversion to Islam: An Unusual Interpretation by Ibn Qayyim Al-jawziyya By: Antonia Bosanquet
Levity Makes the Law: Islamic Legal Riddles By: Matthew L. Keegan
Ritual and Rationality in Islam: A Case Study on Nail Polish By: Abdul-Rahman Mustafa
Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 26 Issue 3

Ninety Years of Israeli Football – Culture, Politics and Identity

The establishment of the Eretz Israel football association By: Haim Kaufman & Ilan Tamir
The Changing Face of Fandom: The Case of Israeli Football Supporters By: Yair Galily & Tal Samuel-Azran
Professional Football Training for Israeli Children since the 2000s By: Shlomit Guy
Contemporary Attitudes to Women’s Football in IsraelBy: Ilan Tamir
Lost in Transition: Analyzing the Lifecycle of Israeli Football Stars in Becoming Coaches By: Assaf Lev & Shlomo Weinish
Built Heritage or Lost nostalgia: Israeli Fans and the Conservation of Sports Venues By: Orr Levental
Corruption Among Sport Officials in Early Israeli Football By: Udi Carmi & Moshe Levy
Israel Affairs

Israel Affairs

Volume 26 Issue 5
The Israel-Lebanon Conflict in War Cinema: an Organisational and Comparative AnalysisBy: Uzi Ben Shalom & Nehemia N. Stern
Female Labor Force Participation in Israel, 1955-2017 By: Andrew Schein
The Evolution of Stock Market Analysts’ Recommendations in Israel, 2002-17 By: Tchai Tavor & Zvi Winer
Changes in Land Use in Jewish and Arab Municipalities, 2003-13 By: Tal Shahor, Javier Simonovich & Moshe Sharabi
Brazil-israel Relations During Lula Da Silva’s Years 2003-10 By: Marcos Aurelio Guedes De Oliveira & Deijenane Gomes Dos Santos
The Downfall of Turkish–Israeli Relations: A Cold Peace Between Former Strategic Allies By: Umut Uzer
Israel’s Daylight Saving Time ControversyBy: Yair Barak
Milestones in the Development of Educational Radio in Israel By: Tal Laor
Teachers as Street Level Bureaucrats and Their Role as Cultural Mediators in the Integration of Immigrants: The Israeli Case By: Adi Binhas


The Potter, the Poet, and Storytelling: Palestine from Above 2 By: Yazid Anani

“Along the Wings of a Tornado”: The Aerial Aesthetics of Frank Hurley in Palestine By : Andrew Yip, Emma Crott
History Turns Space into Place: A French Voyage to the Dead Sea Basin in 1864 By : Isotta Poggi
The Tale of Two Villages: New Perspective on the Historic Palestinian Landscape By : Jeffrey C. Howry
Perceiving Palestine: British Visions of the Holy Land By : Michael Talbot, Anne Caldwell, Chloe Emmott
Palestine in the Imagination of the Imperial German Self: Gustav Dalman and the Bavarian War Archive By : Sarah El Bulbeisi
Late Ottoman Visions of Palestine: Railroads, Maps, and Aerial Photography By : Zeynep Çelik, Zeinab Azarbadegan
Jerusalem Demography: History, Transitions, and Forecasts By : Rassem Khamaisi
Beyond the Boundaries of “The Land of the Deer”: R. Binyamin between Jewish and Arab Geographies, and the Critique of the Zionist- Colonial Connection By : Avi-ram Tzoreff

Letter from Jerusalem:  

I Witness Silwan: Who is Watching Whom? By : Susan Greene

Missives from the Frontier (130-152/747-769): Al-Awzāʿī and the Abbasids By: Rana Mikati
Thaqīl (Insufferable) vs. Ẓarīf (Refined)
Two Character Types in Classical Arabic Literature By: Mohsen Zakeri
Ibn al-Muqaffaʿ’s Isagoge: An Edition of the Arabic Text with an English Translation By: Ahmad Ighbariah
2019 AAR Presidential Address: “And Are We Not of Interest to Each Other?” A Blueprint for the Public Study of Religion By: Laurie L Patton




By:Richard D. McBride II
Olivia Milburn
Richard C. Steiner
An Unrecognized Prophetic Ostracon from Ḥorvat ʿUza By:Moise Isaac
Infidel or Paganus? The Polysemy of kafara in the Quran By: Juan Cole
A Fresh Analysis of the Origin and Diachronic Development of “Dialectal Tanwīn” in Arabic By: Phillip W. Stokes
The Silence of the Commentaries: Pradeśāḥ in the Text of the Kāśikāvṛtti By: Malhar Kulkarni and Eivind Kahrs
Indic-Vernacular Bitexts from Thailand: Bilingual Modes of Philology, Exegetics, Homiletics, and Poetry, 1450–1850 By: Trent Walker
Journal of Arabic Literature

Journal of Arabic Literature

Volume 51 Issue 3-4
Special Issue: The Cultural Turn in Arabic Literary Production. Part I
Canons, Thefts, and Palimpsests in the Arabic Literary Tradition By: Muhsin J. al-Musawi
“Beyond a Snow Pile”: Najīb Surūr’s Challenging Reading of the Egyptian Literary Canon in Riḥlah Fī Thulāthiyyat Najīb Maḥfūẓ By: Chiara Fontana
The Question of Tradition between Eliot and Adūnīs By: Imed Nsiri
Labīd, ʿAbīd, and Lubad: Lexical Excavation and the Reclamation of the Poetic Past in al-Maʿarrī’s Luzūmiyyāt By: Suzanne Pinckney Stetkevych
The ʿAyniyyah of Abū Dhuʾayb al-Hudhalī: The Achievement of a Classical Arabic Allegorical Form By: Jaroslav Stetkevych

Arabic takhalluṣ, Persian Style in Muḥammad al-Ṣūfī’s Poems to Muḥammad the Prophet By: Th. Emil Homerin

The (Inter-religious?) Rededication of an Arabic Panegyric by Judah al-Ḥarīzī By: Jonathan Decter

Special Section: Engaging T.D. Harper-Shipman’s Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa
Guest Editor: Jane Anna Gordon

Special Section Introduction:

Engaging T.D. Harper-Shipman’s Rethinking Ownership of Development 621 in Africa: An Introduction By: Jane Anna GordonSpecial Section Articles

On Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa 625 By: Olúf̣émi Táíwò

Ownership and Responsibility in Jamaica: Paradigmatic 629 Development in the Postcolony By: Greg A. Graham

Livingstone’s Last Stand: The End of Development As We 636 Know It? By: Jean Comaroff

When There’s Nothing Left to Own: Materiality and Security in Africa By: T.D. Harper-Shipman

Original Articles

War Crimes Trials in Bangladesh: Justice or Politics? By: Md. Awal Hossain Mollah

Oiling the Wheels of Multi-Party Politics in Africa: How Power Alternation Affects Party Financing in Ghana By: Joseph Oti Frimpong

Climate Change Grounded on Empirical Evidence as Compared with the Perceptions of Smallholder Farmers in Vhembe
District, South Africa By: Zongho Kom, Nthaduleni S. Nethengwe, Sylvester Mpandeli and Hector Chikoore

Symbolic Post-Conflict Recovery in the Rwenzori Sub-Region of Uganda By: Muhumuza William

‘Uberization’ as Neoliberal Governmentality: A Global South Perspective By: Charles Wharton Kaye-Essien

Is the USA the Only Role Model in Town? Empirical Evidence from the Asian Barometer Survey By: Hsin-Hsin Pan

Nigeria’s Regional Hegemonic Conundrum: The Oil Connection By: Adeniyi Basiru, Adelabu Salawu, Martins Arogundade and Samuel Ogunwa

Citizens’ Satisfaction with Government in a Highly Corrupt Public Life: Role of Trust in Democracy and Civil Society
Participation in Somalia By: Santap Sanhari Mishra and Mohamud Mohamed Abdullahi

Special Issue: Sociology in Vietnam Today

Introduction: Sociology in Vietnam By: Nguyen Minh Huan, John Hutnyk

The Model of Population Transition in Vietnam in Relation to Europe and Asia: A Quantitative ApproachBy: Ha Trong Nghia

Tube Housing as Dominant System and Everyday Urban Culture of Saigon-Ho Chi Minh City By:Huyen Truong-Young, Trevor Hogan

Social Structure of Changing Labour Relations in Vietnam By: Le Thi Mai

Camaraderie and Conflict: Intercultural Communication and Workplace Interactions in South Korean Companies in Bình Dương Province, Vietnam By: Nguyen Thi Hong-Xoan, Catherine Earl

Forestry Policy and Legitimacy: The Case of Forest Devolution in Vietnam By: Thi Kim Phung Dang

Promoting Participation in Local Natural Resource Management through Ecological Cultural Tourism: Case Study in Vam Nao Reservoir Area, An Giang Province, Vietnam By: Le Hue Huong, Bui Loan Thuy, Nguyen Thi Phuong Linh

Community Initiatives and Local Networks among K’ho Cil Smallholder Coffee Farmers in the Central Highlands of Vietnam: A Case Study By: Hang Thi Thu Truong

Travel Branding in Tourism 4.0: Case Study Vietnam Travel By: Hoang Thi Van, Vo Minh Hieu

LGBTQIA+ at the Blue Sky Club in Ho Chi Minh City By: Do Xuan Ha, Nguyen Phi Hien, Bui Mai Sinh, Nguyen Thi Phuong Linh

The New Factors Affecting the School to- Work Transition for Vocational Education and Training: New Trends in Global Transformation By: Mahmut Özer

School Culture as a Tool for the Development of Occupational Commitment By: Mustafa Özgenel

Prophethood as the Founding Element of Civilization: Different Historical Considerations on the Foundation of Society By: Abdulkadir Macit

Economic Opportunity in Social Acceptance: Syrian Entrepreneurs in Konya By:Ahmet Koyuncu

Ali Shariati’s Reading of Ibn Khaldun By: Seyed Javad Miri Meynagh

The Predictive Role of the Parenting Styles That Cause Early Maladaptive Schemas on Divorce Indicators By: Mustafa Kemal Yöntem and Tahsin İlhan

Twitter as a Polarized Space for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Turkey By: Sema Akboğa andEngin Arık

Simon Pirani, Burning up: A Global History of Fossil Fuel Consumption. Pluto Press, 2018, 272 pp. By: Mustafa Ammar Kılıç

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

Volume 11 Issue 2
Journal of Islamic Manuscripts

The Qurʾān Encrypted: A Unique Qurʾānic Manuscript in Cipher By: Arianna D’Ottone Rambach

La cryptographie dans les manuscrits de la collection Lmūhūb Ūlaḥbīb By: Djamel Eddine Mechehed

A Dynamic History: MS Sinai, Arabic 151 in the Hands of Scribes, Readers, and Restorers By: Vevian F. Zaki

Khālid b. al-Wālid’s Treaty with the People of Damascus: Identifying the Source Document through Shared and Competing Historical Memories By: Ibrahim Zein, Ahmed El-Wakil

The Aim of Warfare in al-Wāqidī’s Kitāb al-Maghāzī By: Joseph S. Spoerl
Humanitarian Aid and Counterinsurgency: The Case of the Simba Revolts in the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1964–1967 By: Jeremy Rich
Traditional Authority and State Legitimacy: Evidence From Namibia By: Vladimir Chlouba
“A Force for Good”: Army-Building After War in Liberia By: Renanah Miles Joyce
Do Truth and Reconciliation Committees Improve Human Rights? Evidence From Africa By: Paul Kubicek & Christina Walker
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Volume 16 Issue 2
Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

Feminist Historical Writing in Postrevolutionary Iran: Missing Soluch and My Share By: Alborz Ghandehari


The Impact of Religio-Cultural Institutional Hegemony on Sri Lankan (halal) Supply Chains: Theorising the Interplay between the Certification Body, Social Institutions and the Government By: Chandana Hewege & Chamila Perera
Constituted Islam and Muslim Everyday Practices in Austria: The Diversity of the Ties to Religious Organizational Structures and Religious Authorities in the Process of ChangeBy: Jonas Kolb
Identity Politics in India: Gujarat and Delhi Riots By: Nahid Afrose Kabir
Human Capital and Labour Market Performance of Muslim Women in AustraliaBy: Nabil Khattab, Yousef Daoud, Anas Qaysiya & Miriam Shaath
Muslim Women in India: Status of Demographic, Socioeconomic and Health InequalitiesBy: Ramphul Ohlan


The Unfolding of Belonging, Exclusion and Exile: A Reflection on the History of Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Southeast Asia By: Anas Ansar
Policy Perspective vs. Field View: An Analysis of Madrasas in India By: Hem Borker
Sèvres at 100: The Peace Treaty that Partitioned the Ottoman EmpireBy: Hamza Karčić
Hyper-Securitisation and Belonging: Understanding the Plight of Young Muslims in Melbourne, Australia By: David Tittensor, Gerhard Hoffstaedter & Adam Possamai
Perceived Discrimination as Experienced by Muslims in New Zealand Universities By: Neda Salahshour & Eric Boamah
Salafi Youth Activism in Britain: A Social Movement Perspective By: Arndt Emmerich
Integration, Enlightenment or Rights?
Three Perspectives on Hate Crimes against Muslims in Denmark By: Anne-Mai Flyvholm
Framing a Mosque Project as a Sunni–Shia Conflict
A Case Study on the Discursive Construction of News Frames By: Teemu Pauha
Inclusive or Elusive Housing? Homeownership among Muslims in Norway By: Muhammad Azeem Qureshi
Orthodox Churches and the ‘Othering’ of Islam and Muslims in Today’s Balkans By: Egdūnas Račius
Changing Paradigms: Islam and Muslims in Spain By: Laura Mijares
Muslim Youth, Education, and Islam in Britain By: Simon Stjernholm
Libya: the new geopolitical arena By: George Joffé
Special Issue: The Pandemic and Palestine






The Emergence and Development of Persianate Sufism: Khorasan, Ninth to Twelfth Centuries
By: Saïd Amir Arjomand
The Saffarid Yaʿqub b. Layth and the Revival of Persian Kingship By: Mohsen Rahmati

“Neither Eastern nor Western, Iranian”: How the Quest for Self-Sufficiency Helped Shape Iran’s Modern Nationalism By: Rudi Matthee

Recent Scholarship on Early Modern Central Asia By: Daniel Beben

Introduction: Historicizing Sayyid-ness: Social Status and Muslim Identity in South Asia By: Laurence Gautier and Julien Levesque

Preface to Historicising Sayyid-ness: Social Status and Muslim Identity in South Asia By: Sarah Ansar
Competing for Distinction: Lineage and Individual Recognition in Eighteenth-Century Sindh By: Shayan Rajani

Inherited Charisma and Personal Qualities: Sayyids and religious reform in nineteenth century Multan By: Diego Abenante

Next year, if grain is dear, I shall be a Sayyid: Sayyid Ahmad Khan, colonial constructions, and Muslim self-definitions By: David Lelyveld

Genealogy, authority and Muslim political representation in British India By: Eve Tignol

Sayyids and Social Stratification of Muslims in Colonial India: Genealogy and Narration of the Past in Amroha By: Soheb Niazi

Legalised Pedigrees: Sayyids and Shiʽi Islam in Pakistan By: Simon Wolfgang Fuchs

Medieval Encounters

Medieval Encounters

Volume 26 Issue 2
Re-Negotiating Interconfessional Boundaries through Intertextuality: The Unborn in the Kṯāḇā ḏ-Huddāyē of Barhebraeus (d. 1286) By: Florian Jäckel
The Inquisitor and the Moseret: The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages and the New English Colonialism in Jewish Historiography By: S.J. Pearce
Medieval Encounters

Medieval Encounters

Volume 26 Issue 3
Marsilius of Padua and Isaac Abravanel on Kingship: The Medieval Precedents of Republicanism Revisited By: Vasileios Syros
Twelfth-Century Latin Medicine in Hebrew Garb: Doeg the Edomite as a Cultural Intermediary By: Gad Freudenthal, Michael McVaugh, and Katelyn Mesler
The Rose of Muḥammad, the Fragrance of Christ: Liminal Poetics in Medieval Anatolia By: Michael Pifer
Middle East Critique

Middle East Critique

Volume 29 Issue 3

Special Issue: Erdoğan’s Turkey; Guest Edited by Hakan Yavuz & Ahmet Erdi Ozturk

Guest Editors’ Introduction: Islamism, Identity and Memory: Turkey Under Erdoğan By: M. Hakan Yavuz & Ahmet Erdi Ozturk
Faulty Assumptions about Democratization in Turkey By: Paul Kubicek
Populism and the Politics of Belonging in Erdoğan’s Turkey By: Fumiko Sawae
Conservative Narrative: Contemporary Neo-Ottomanist Approaches in Turkish Politics By: Umut Uzer
Governing Anxiety, Trauma and Crisis: The Political Discourse on Ontological (In)Security after the July 15 Coup Attempt in Turkey By: Umut Can Adisonmez & Recep Onursal
The Evolving Kurdish Question in Turkey By: Mehmet Gurses
Positive and Negative Diaspora Governance in Context: From Public Diplomacy to Transnational Authoritarianism By: Bahar Baser & Ahmet Erdi Ozturk
Transformation of Turkish Foreign Policy Toward Syria: The Return of Securitization By: Hasan Kösebalaban
The Turkish-Armenian Historical Controversy: How to Name the Events of 1915? By: M. Hakan Yavuz
Middle East Journal

Middle East Journal

Volume 74 Issue 2

The Peace Process Carousel: The Israel Lobby and the Failure of American Diplomacy By:Lustick, Ian S.

The Johnson Administration and Arab-Israeli Peacemaking after June 1967 By: Jackson, Galen

On Origins: Arab Intellectuals’ Debates on the Ideational Sources of ISIS By: Baroudi, Sami E.

“They Were Going Together with the Ikhwan“: The Influence of Muslim Brotherhood Thinkers on Shi’i Islamists during the Cold War By: Bohdan, Siarhei

The Politics of Veiling in Iran and the Nonreligious Left in the Early 1980s
By: Jalili, Jaleh

Middle Eastern Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

Volume 56 Issue 5
Special issue: ‘Britain, Turkey and NATO, 1945–1960’ By: William Hale
Introduction By: Dilek Barlas
A epid alliance: Britain and Turkey in the post-war and early cold war years By: Ekavi Athanassopoulou
The transformation of Britain-Turkey-United States relations at the advent of the Cold War (1945–1952) By: Şuhnaz Yılmaz
British foreign policy and military strategy: the contradictions of declining imperial power and the Baghdad Pact, 1947-55 By: John Kent
From indifference to independence: Turkey’s shifting Cyprus policy in the 1950s By: Seçkin Barış Gülmez
Playing the Turkish card: British policy and Cyprus in the 1950s By: Robert Holland
The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 110 Issue 3

Special Issue:Black Muslim Portraiture in the Modern Atlantic

The Art of Black Muslim Lives By: Zain Abdullah

Ayuba Sulieman Diallo and Muslim Visual Culture in the Black Atlantic World By: Richard Brent Turner

William Hoare and Visions of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo in Britain By: Georgia Haseldine

Yarrow Mamout and the Charles Willson Peale Portrait of 1819 By: Carol Eaton Soltis

Two Museums and the Simpson Portrait of Yarrow Mamout By: Asma Naeem & James H. Johnston

Rethinking Yarrow Mamout By: James H. Johnston

Joseph Cinque: Reframing and Reclaiming the Muslim Presence in the Amistad Revolt By: Rebecca Hankins & Balthazar I. Becket

A Digital Reading of the Sengbe Pieh Portrait in the Covid‐19 Era By: Laura A. Macaluso

The 1850’s Photographic Portrait of Omar Ibn Said: The Eloquence of Resilience By: Mbaye Lo & Carl W. Ernst

The Muslim World

The Muslim World

Volume 110 Issue 4

Special Issue:Islam and Diversity in Contemporary Indonesia: Belief, Gender, and Politics

Introduction:  Islam and Diversity in Contemporary Indonesia: Belief, Gender, and Politics

Between Faith and Social Relations: The Muhammadiyah and Nahdlatul Ulama’s Fatwas and Ideas on Non‐Muslims and Interreligious Relations By: Muhamad Ali

The Politics of Interreligious Dialogue in Indonesia: An Analysis of the Ulama’s Anti‐Kristenisasi Fatwas and Their Challenge to the Government’s Interreligious Harmony Project By: Muhammad Afdillah

Say “No” to Christmas? An Analysis of the Islamic Fatwa on the Prohibition against Wearing Non‐Muslim Symbols in Indonesia By: Hans A. Harmakaputra

Against all Heteredoxies: Accounts of the Deviant Groups (Aliran‐Aliran Sesat) in Contemporary Indonesian Muslim Literature By: Ismatu Ropi

Cherishing the Ideology of Silence: Islam, Christianity, and Interreligious Relations among the Madurese People By: Akhmad Siddiq

Contours of the Divine Feminine: Islamic and Christian Feminist Theologies in Indonesia By: Lailatul Fitriyah

From formal semantics to transcendental pragmatics: Karl-Otto Apel’s original insight By: Jürgen Habermas

Beyond the confines of the law: Foucault’s intimations of a genealogy of the modern state By: Antoon Braeckman

Reification and immaterial production By: Dimitris Gakis

Diversity in Unity in Post-truth Times: Max Weber’s Challenge and Karl Jaspers’s Response By: Carmen Lea Dege

The return of religion or the end of religion? On the need to rethink religion as a category of social and political life By:Jayne Svenungsson

Critique as ideology critique in a neoliberal age By: Pauline Johnson

Adorno, Marx, dialectic By: Aidin Keikhaee

The politics of non-domination: Populism, contestation and neo-republican democracy By: Liam Farrell

The child’s right to genital integrity By: Kate Goldie Townsend

Politics and Religion

Politics and Religion

Volume 13 Issue 3

The “New” Cultural Cleavage in Western Europe: A Coalescence of Religious and Secular Value Divides? By: Anna Pless, Paul Tromp, Dick Houtman

Religion Compass

Religion Compass

Volume 14 Issue 7


‘Positive Christianity’: Theological rationales and legacies By: Ryan Buesnel


Children in the biblical world: The next generation of childhood and biblical studies By: Kristine Henriksen Garroway

Religion Compass

Religion Compass

Volume 14, Issue 8


From court to court: Religious polities and the modern south Asian public By: Brian A. Hatcher


Sufis, Yogīs, and genealogies of “Islamic yoga”: Broaching religio‐cultural encounters in premodern eastern India By: Soumen Mukherjee

Religion Compass

Religion Compass

Volume 14, Issue 9


Compassion without pity: Buddhist dāna as charity, humanitarianism, and altruism By: Sara Ann Swenson


Racial profiling?: Theorizing essentialism, whiteness, and scripture in the study of religion By:Richard Newton


Teaching and learning guide for: “Compassion without pity: Buddhist Dāna as charity, humanitarianism, and altruism” By: Sara Ann Swenson

Volume 9 Issue 6

Post-Supernatural Cultures: There and Back Again By: Wesley J. Wildman,  F. LeRon Shults,  Saikou Y. Diallo,  Ross Gore,  Justin Lane

Volume 9 Issue 7

The Final Sentence of Section #151 in Adorno’s Minima Moralia By: Nick Overduin

Volume 9 Issue 8

The Arbiters of Faith: Legislative Assembly of BC Entanglement with Religious Dogma Resulting from Legislative Prayer By: Ian Bushfield,  Teale N. Phelps Bondaroff

Volume 9 Issue 9

Finding the Missing Atheists By: Ryan Burge,  Hannah Smothers

Studia Islamica

Studia Islamica

Volume 115 Issue 1
Dividing Science by Ten By: Godefroid de Callataÿ
Classifications of Knowledge in Classical Islamic Mysticism: from Eastern Sufi Sources to the Writings of Muḥyī l-Dīn Ibn al-ʿArabī By: Michael Ebstein
Beyond the Avicennian Turn: The Creeds of Muḥammad b. Yūsuf al-Sanūsī (d. 895/1490) By: Caitlyn Olson