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ICAS News & Events News Call for Papers - 2nd International Conference on Shi'i Studies
Call for Papers - 2nd International Conference on Shi'i Studies
  2015/11/21

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. 

7-8 May 2016 London, UK

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.

Travel funding is available on a limited basis.
Abstract submission deadline: 31 December 2015
Deadline for completed papers: 1 April 2016
E-mail abstracts to: editor@islamic-college.ac.uk
For more information, see http://www.islamic-college.ac.uk/shiistudies