Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands
About The Event
Date: June 8, 2018
Venue: Matthias de Vrieshof, Leiden University, 2311 BZ Leiden, Netherlands
Registration Deadline: June 4, 2018
Utrecht University, VU Amsterdam and Leiden University, three universities participating in NISIS, will provide insight in their research in the field Islam Studies during the NISIS course Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands 2018.
Christian Lange (Utrecht University) and his team will present their ERC research project SENSIS, Thijl Sunier (VU Amsterdam) will report on the progress of his NWO project MIWIN on Islamic authority in the Netherlands, and Gabrielle van den Berg (Leiden University) will introduce several ongoing research initiatives on the Central Asia Initiative Islam and LUSSI, the initiative on Shi’ite Studies.
The day ends with the book launch of Imams in Western Europe edited by Mohammed Hashas, Jan Jaap de Ruiter and Niels Valdemar Vinding (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018).
Everybody, colleagues, BA and MA students, who is curious to know where research on Islam in the Netherlands is heading to, is invited to attend the day. PhD candidates and research master students have the possibility to earn 1 EC.
Source: Leiden University
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