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Islam and Politics in Indonesia
Tuty Raihanah Mostarom
, 8 July
About: Delphine Allès, Transnational Islamic Actors and Indonesia’s Foreign...
Gods and Rupees
, 16 May
About: Sriya Iyer, The Economics of Religion in India, Harvard University...
Fragile States: Nation-building in Sudan
, 25 October 2018
About: Alden Young, Transforming Sudan: Decolonization, Economic...
, 12 July 2018
How to live one’s Muslim faith in a context of growing Islamophobia? John...
The Islam of Converts
, 2 April 2018
The religious convert is a figure of fear and fascination today. Looking...
Truth-Making in Early Islam
, 7 December 2017
When Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses was published in 1988, the book both...
Laughter in Islam
Mohamed Ben Mansour
, 20 March 2017
The texts are clear: far from proscribing joking and joviality, Muslim...
The Thwarted Flows of Bengal
, 27 February 2017
Reflections on the India-Bangladesh Border
White Evangelicals for Trump
, 3 November 2016
How have Evangelicals come to put their faith in Trump? Interviewing the...
British Islam’s Creativity
, 6 October 2016
Through a rich ethnography of three shariʽa councils, American...
The Origins of the Islamic State
, 28 April 2016
An Interview with Loulouwa Al rachid & Matthieu Rey
The Art of Not Punishing
, 11 January 2016
In a recent book, Harvard Professor of Law Intisar Rabb focuses on what she...
A Revisionist History of West Africa
, 9 November 2015
Describing how the Qur’anic school creates taalibes through the embodiment...
Pilgrimage to Mecca: An Industry Under Control
, 21 September 2015
By comparing the Muslim pilgrimage in its contemporary form with its past...
Power and Passion in the Muslim World
, 10 July 2014
An Interview with Jocelyne Dakhlia
The Hybridization of Europe and the Muslim World
, 26 September 2013
In this monumental work, three historians study the political, military,...
Interweaving Eastern and Western Perspectives
, 2 May 2013
In Florence and Baghdad, Hans Belting writes a new history of the human...
Muslims on the Decline?
, 16 April 2013
Understanding Processes of Marginalisation in Urban India
The Benefits of Anachronism
, 21 February 2013
Rewriting the history of Muslims in modern Europe while addressing current...
Malcolm X and the Search for the Universality of Blackness
, 13 December 2012
The recent biography of Malcolm X provides us with a compelling...
Campaigning for Ideas
Islam and the Republic: Towards a Reasonable Accommodation
, 2 March 2012
An Interview with John Bowen
Suicide, Islam and Politics
, 6 May 2011
On the recent events in Tunisia
Hijab: the struggle goes on
Joan W. Scott
, 8 September 2009
Two books study the relationships between European societies and their...
The Koran and Freedom of Thought
, 23 December 2008
There was an age when people had the right to criticise the entourage of...
Virginity and Burqa: Unreasonable Accommodations?
, 30 October 2008
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