Islamic Studies is an academic discipline that focuses on the history, culture, society, and religion of Islamic society from its inception in the 7th century to today.
ScienceOpen provides the publishing infrastructure to emphasize the diversity of knowledge in subjects, such as Islamic Studies, by bridging geographical, linguistic, and cultural divides.
In this blog, we wish to highlight not only collections that cover various aspects of the broad discipline of Islamic Studies but also notable research and scholarship from the various academic communities and institutions in Islamic countries.
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Edinburgh University Press has recently joined our network by dedicating a collection to its scholarship in the field of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, which includes hundreds of books and journal articles on a variety of topics. Religion is a significant subject of EUP’s publishing, from studying Islam to giving in-depth investigations of religious texts, people, and developments.
We invite you to explore the great range of subjects covered by the Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies books and journal collection, including politics & international relations, religion, history, art & architecture, and language & linguistics.
- The Dilemma of Authoritarian Local Governance in Egypt
- British Muslim Women in the Cultural and Creative Industries
- The Name ‘Palestine’ in Classical Greek Texts
- Nurturing Masculinity, Resisting Patriarchy: An Ethnographic Account of Four Women’s Folk Songs from Northeastern Afghanistan
- Dissolving Gender Difference – Female Teachers, Male Allies and the Creation of Islamic Sufi Authority in Afghanistan
- The Role of khafāʾ al-maʿnā (‘Obscurity of Meaning’) in Qur’anic Rhetoric
Amsterdam University Press
Amsterdam University Press (AUP) is a renowned publisher of humanities and social science academic publications, journals, and textbooks.
In keeping with the mission of the University of Amsterdam, AUP places a specific emphasis on the discursive transmission and interchange of ideas within various religious groups, and it collaborates with major institutions to produce and publish new prestigious scholarship in the field of Islamic Studies.
Discover some of the most relevant books from the ScienceOpen collection below:
- Imams in Western Europe : Developments, Transformations, and Institutional Challenges
- Art in Spain and Portugal from the Romans to the Early Middle Ages: Routes and Myths
- Remapping Emergent Islam: Texts, Social Settings, and Ideological Trajectories
- Homosexuality, Transidentity, and Islam: A Study of Scripture Confronting the Politics of Gender and Sexuality
- Migration in the Medieval Mediterranean
- Islamic Studies in the Twenty-first Century: Transformations and Continuities
Emirates Scholar promotes and supports academic research by assisting in the identification, analysis, and resolution of critical administrative issues, current potential trends, non-traditional ideas, and impending phenomena that contribute to shaping the future in the short term, with a study focus on the Gulf region and the United Arab Emirates.
The journals in the Emirates Scholar collection encompass study subjects such as economics, security, automation, and technological innovation, social studies, and management. ScienceOpen users can quickly access groundbreaking research from the Gulf area, encompassing a wide range of themes from an interdisciplinary perspective, in the collection of Emirates Scholar.
- Understanding Virtual Employee Onboarding (VEO): The New Normal and beyond
- Implementation of a Robotic System for Overhead Drilling Operations: A Case Study of the Jaibot in the UAE
- Standards of Building e-Learning Systems in Higher Education
Excellence in scholarship by Pluto Journals
Arab Studies Quarterly (ASQ) was established in 1979 by the late Professors Edward Said and Ibrahim Abu-Lughod. They envisioned the journal as being a platform for academic research to counter anti-Arab propaganda veiled in academic jargon. Since its inception, ASQ has been a refereed academic journal that publishes articles on the Arabs, their history, and social and political institutions.
Featured articles from the latest issues of ASQ:
- Setting Narrative through Instagram Posts: A Study of BBC’s Reportage on Afghanistan
- A Necessary Conversation with Rabih Alameddine
- On Humanitarian Law and the U.S. Double Standard
- The Artist’s Way: Mohsin Hamid Confesses an Artistic Trauma in his Non-Fiction
The Bethlehem University Journal was established in 1981 to foster a culture of excellence in research and research ethics in matters pertaining not only to Palestine and the region but also to the world at large. BUJ publishes original, theoretically informed articles on a variety of topics from different disciplines in both Arabic and English.
- مفاهيم ‘’ حماية الطّفولة ‘‘ وتضمينها في برامج العلوم الاجتماعيّة من وجهة نظر ممثلي وممثّلات هذه التّخصصات في الجامعات الفلسطينيّة / Translated title: The Inclusion of “Child Protection” Concepts at the Palestinian Universities from the Point of View of the Representatives of Social Science Program
- Exploring the relationship between mental health and neuropsychological functioning in female survivors of IPV / Translated title: الصحة النفسية وعلاقتها بالأداء النيوروسيكولوجي لدى الناجيات من عنف الشريك الحميم
- The Politics of Monologist Representation / Translated title: ألاعيب التصوير المونولوجي
- Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Peer Evaluation in Group Work at Bethlehem University, Palestine / Translated title: مفهوم طلبة التمريض لتقييم الأقران لعمل الجماعي في جامعة بيت لحم، فلسطين
Bilingual metadata or completely translated articles on ScienceOpen not only help to open up the world of research to a wider audience, but also aid in further dissemination of research to the global academic community and paves the path for the establishment of international peer networks.
Islamophobia Studies Journal is a bi-annual peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the critical analysis of Islamophobia and its multiple manifestations in our contemporary moment. The Journal is produced in collaboration with the Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project at the Center for Race and Gender at Berkeley, a research unit dedicated to the systematic study of othering Islam and Muslims. ISJ is an interdisciplinary and multi-lingual academic journal that encourages open scholarly exchange, exploring new approaches, methodologies, and contemporary issues.
- An Analysis of China’s Muslim-Related Policies from the Perspectives of Ethnic Heterogeneity, Sinicization and “Anxiety Management”
- Understanding the “Other” in Naomi Shihab Nye’s You & Yours
- Muslims’ Coherent Strategy Against the Rise of Islamophobia in France
- Representations of Inter-Faith Couples: “Inevitable Violence” and the Israeli-Arab Conflict
ReOrient is an international, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal that seeks to publish quality research on the newly emerging field of Critical Muslim Studies. We encourage a decolonial, post-positivist, post-orientalist, and post-Eurocentric approach to the analysis of the historical and contemporary political, socio-economic, and cultural processes that are constitutive of the Islamicate in its widest-ranging permutations.
- Islamophobia in Portugal, Beyond the National Register
- Beyond Revival and Reform: Reorienting the Study of South Asian Islam
- The Elusive Ummah: Between the Political, Sectarianism, and Authority
- Decolonizing the “Universal” Human Rights Regime: Questioning American Exceptionalism and Orientalism
- Coupled Internationalisms: Charting Muhammad Barkatullah’s Anti-colonialism and Pan-Islamism
- Ordinary Matters in Islamic Studies: Notes from the Field – ScienceOpen
UUM Press publishes original works in Malay and English as well as works that are translated into Malay. Priority is given to works in fields related to the academic focus of UUM. However, suitable general titles with market potential and potential for knowledge dissemination are also encouraged.
Highlighted book titles:
- Islamic finance: legal frameworks, practices and shariah criteria review
- Parameterizing the shariah rulings for partnership financial transactions
- Islamic Banking Operations: Products and Services
- Islamic Finance Fundamentals With Applications in Malaysia
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