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2nd International Conference on Shi’i Studies

20 December, 2015 15:46
2nd International Conference on Shi’i Studies

7-8 MAY 2016



Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015
Deadline for Completed Papers:
April 1, 2016

The Journal of Shi’a Islamic Studies in conjunction with The Islamic College and the Institute of Islamic Studies would like to invite abstracts to be submitted for the 2016 conference.

This conference will provide a broad platform for scholars in Shi’i studies to present their latest research. Papers are welcome on any aspect of Shi’i studies. 

Suggested topics include:

  • Theology
  • Philosophy and mysticism
  • Law and jurisprudence
  • History
  • Qur’an and Hadith studies
  • Anthropological studies
  • Shi’i minorities
  • Inter-religious, cross-disciplinary, or comparative studies
  • Shi’ism and Orientalism
  • Authority in Shi’i thought
  • Shi’ism in the hawzah and/or the university

Accepted papers will be published in the Journal of Shi’a Islamic Studies (subject to passing peer review), an internationally recognized, academic, peer-reviewed journal focusing on studies of Shi’ism, which will enter its ninth year in 2016.

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