On Friday 27 May 2016, the fourth annual NISIS Islamic Studies Network day will be held at Leiden University. This year’s theme is: ‘War in Syria: dynamics, and the consequences for Europe’. The Islamic Studies Network Day is part of the NISIS Training programme.
Time: 09.30 – 17.30, followed by drinks.
Venue: Matthias de Vrieshof 2, room 004 (Witte Singel 25, Leiden).
Please register by sending an email to NISIS . Please note the number of places is restricted.
The deadline for application for poster presentations by junior researchers (PhD candidates, (research)MA students) is 1 May 2016. Please apply by sending an email to NISIS . For more information, please see below.
During the NISIS course 'Traveling through Islam research in the Netherlands' research masters students and PhD-candidates will learn about the historical development of Islamic Studies in the Netherlands and the expertise, methods and disciplines involved in studying Islam at the NISIS-universities in the Netherlands. Deadline for application/registration is 18 January 2016.
On April 21st 2016 the Netherlands Institute in Morocco, NIMAR, was officially re-opened under the auspices of the department of Humanities at Leiden University.
Prof. dr. Léon Buskens, together with a team of international colleagues, has been granted a HERA Joint Research Programme Grant for a research project entitled "Understanding Sharia: Past Perfect/Imperfect Present".
NYU Abu Dhabi has started a research fellowship program in the Humanities. This program invites scholars who wish to contribute to the vibrant research culture of NYUAD’s new Saadiyat campus to apply for a one- or two-semester residential fellowship at the NYUAD Institute, starting September 2016.