From Monday 24 until Thursday 27 October, NISIS in cooperation with NOSTER organises its annual Autumn School. The theme of this year's Autumn School is "Religion and modernity: oppositional pairing?". The Autumn School is part of the NISIS Training Programme . More information will be announced soon.
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.