Call for Papers: The Third International Conference on Shi’i Studies

The Islamic College would like to invite abstracts to be submitted for its third conference specialising in the growing field of Shi‘i studies. 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.

CFP-2017-8-page-001-724x1024Suggested 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


** Travel funding is available on a limited basis. **


Abstract submission deadline: 31 January 2017

Deadline for completed papers: 1 April 2017

E-mail abstracts to:


In collaboration with The Islamic Centre of England

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