Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

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The Annual International Conference on Shi‘i Studies is organized by the Research and Publications Department of The Islamic College, London. The conference aims to provide a broad platform for scholars working in the field of Shi‘i Studies to present their latest research and to explore diverse opinions on Shi‘i thought, practice, and heritage.

These four books comprise papers presented at the 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 conferences.

List of articles

Proceedings of the 1st AICSS (Year 2015):

1. Philosophy and Shi‘ism: Two Sides of the Same Coin, Oliver Leaman
2. The Ṣāliḥiyyah School in Qazvīn and Shi‘i Religious Authority, with an Emphasis on Scholars from the Baraghānī Family, Isa Jahangir
3. Marjaʿiyyah from Below: Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religious Authority, Thomas Fibiger
4. For the Love of Ahl al-Bayt: Transcending Sunni-Shi‘i Sectarian Allegiance, Siti Sarah Muwahidah
5. Right to Offense, Right to Shiaphobia: A Rhetorical Analysis of Yasir Qadhi’s Framings of Offense, Shereen Yousuf
6. The Study of Shi‘i Islam in Western Academia, Liyakat Takim

Proceedings of the 2nd AICSS (Year 2016):

1. The Mad Muslim Mob: De/Mythologising Shi‘i Iran in V. S. Naipaul’s ‘Islamic’ Travelogues, Hossein Nazari
2. The Disenchantment of Reason: An Anti-Rational Trend in Modern Shi‘i Thought – The Tafkīkīs, Ali Paya
3. Philosophy in Islam: The Concept of Shi‘ism as a Philosophical Genre, Oliver Leaman
4. Reading More Than Persepolis, Mersedeh Dad Mohammadi
5. Iranian Women: Between Tradition and Modernity, Sarah Scio’
6. A Comparative Study of Islamic Feminist and Traditional Shi‘i Approaches to Qurʾanic Exegesis, Mohammed Ali Ismail
7. The Role of Custom in Shaping Islamic Law, Liyakat Takim
8. A Study Examining Iraqi Immigrants: Has the Shi‘a-Sunni Conflict Been Transferred To Ottawa, Canada? Jafar Ahmad
9. Shi‘a Processions and the Competition for Religious Public Space in Northern Nigeria 1980–2015, Sani Yakubu Adam
10. Sunni Literary Responses to the Spread of Shi‘a Ideology in Northern Nigeria, Kabiru Haruna Isa
11. The Twelver/Imāmī Manuscript Collection in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana/Milano: Remarks on Kitāb Ghurar al-Fawāʾid by al-Sharīf al-Murtaḍā – MS.1665 (H 43), Ali Faraj
12. Shi‘a Narrations about Creation from Two Types of Clay (Ṭīnah), Morteza Karimi

Proceedings of the 3rd AICSS (Year 2017):

1. Reconstituting the Muslim Ummah: The Disintegration of the Ottoman Empire and the Emergence of a New Thinking on Islam, Regina Rowland and Fahimeh Mokhber
2. Three Sources of Shiʿi Knowledge and Authority: Texts, Reason, and Mysticism in Islamic Intellectual History, Zackery Heern
3. The Influence of Time and Place on Ijtihād, Sayed Hossein Al Qazwini
4. Is there a Distinctive Shiʿa Medical Ethics?, Oliver Leaman
5. A Critical Assessment of ʿAllāmah Ṭabāṭabāʾī’s Methodological Approach and Methods of Interpretation in his Magnum Opus, Tafsīr al-Mīzān from a Critical Rationalist Point of View, Ali Paya
6. Philosophy: Diabolical Science or a Valuable Part of Religious Thought? A Comparison Between the Views of the Shāfiʿī Writer Ibn al-Ṣalāḥ al-Shahrazūrī and the Shiʿi Thinker ʿAllāmah Ṭabāṭabāʾī, Revd Frank Julian Gellivi
7. Authority, Identity, and Pluralism in the Modern Ismāʿīlī Religious Education Programme: A Critical Reflection, Yahia Baiza
8. Neighbours of Fāṭimah: Conceptualizations of Shariʿah among Female Shiʿi Intellectuals in Qom, Maria Lindqvist
9. Integration or Isolation: Black Shi‘ism in the American Diaspora, Liyakat Takim
10. Islamic Art and Mourning: Shi‘a use of Art in Rituals, Nada al-Hudaid

Source: The Islamic College

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