Muslim Girlhood, Past and Present: A Conversation with Shenila Khoja-Moolji — Interview by Hussein Rashid on Blog Los Angeles Review of Books org, 01/22/2019

Shenila Khoja-Moolji is Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies at Bowdoin College. We sat down to talk about her recent book, Forging the Ideal Educated Girl: The Production of Desirable Subjects in Muslim South Asia, and the contemporary politics of girls’ education and empowerment campaigns. The book is available for free download here….

The West’s "intellectually lazy" obsession with sectarianism — Interview with political scientists Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel on Qantara de

Danny Postel and Nader Hashemi warn in this interview with Emran Feroz against the tendency in Western media and policy circles to view Middle Eastern politics in essentialist sectarian terms. “Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East”, their recent collection of essays, examines the topic in depth Can you explain briefly what you…

Video interview: Professor Ali Asani discusses the development of the Ginans – Ismaili devotional tradition in South Asia | ‘Ecstasy and Enlightenment’ — IIS ( Institute of Ismaili Studies)

In this 21 min interview Professor Ali Asani discusses the development of the ginans, Ismaili devotional tradition in South Asia, within the larger literary and religious traditions of the Subcontinent. He also examines the Khojki script in which many of the ginans, once committed to writing, were transcribed. (Click the Image to watch at source)…

Islam is Good: Muslims should follow it — Book by SANJIV BHATLA

Islam’s goodness has been its undoing — it has been a victim of its followers’ excess ardor. Long before Karl Marx was born, Islam was already preaching Dignity and Equality for the underprivileged. Not surprising, therefore, that most of its early believers belonged to the deprived classes. Its humane attitude pleased and energized them, and…

Handbook of the International Political Economy of Energy and Natural Resources

Edited by Andreas Goldthau, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK and Harvard University, US, Michael F. Keating, Richmond, the American International University in London and Caroline Kuzemko, The University of Warwick, UK This Handbook offers a comprehensive overview of the latest research from leading scholars on the international political economy of energy and resources. Highlighting…

Reading Guides on Selected publications by The Institute of Ismaili Studies

The reading guides available here on select IIS publications are meant to make these more accessible to the readers. Each reading guide features a brief introduction to the book together with a set of guiding questions and selected extracts to facilitate a thoughtful reading of the book.  Assassin Legends: Myths of the Ismailis Between Revolution…

Foreword by Prince Amyn Aga Khan – New Book – Mosques: Splendors of Islam

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
Mosques: Splendors of Islam Written by Leyla Uluhanli, Foreword by Prince Amyn Aga Khan, Introduction by Renata Holod Pub Date: October 31, 2017 Category: Architecture – Buildings – Religious Publisher: Rizzoli About This Book One of the most important and authoritative books to celebrate mosque architecture and Islamic design, featuring many…

Book: The Covenants of the Prophet Muhammad with the Christians of the World – by John Andrew Morrow | Read article on Muftah org

The Prophet Muhammad’s treaties with the Christians of his time, which John Andrew Morrow has rediscovered in obscure collections and often newly translated, uniformly state that Muslims are not to attack peaceful Christian communities, but defend them “until the End of the World.” Authored by the Prophet himself, they represent a third foundational pillar for…

InterGlobe Foundation and Aga Khan Trust for Culture announce the launch of “Celebrating Rahim”: Book on Abdur Rahim Khan-I-Khanan’s literature and life

New Delhi: Celebrating Rahim: InterGlobe Foundation, the philanthropic arm of InterGlobe Enterprises, in association with Aga Khan Trust for Culture today announced the launch of the book “Celebrating Rahim”. The book comprising in-depth archival research on the life of Abdur Rahim Khan and his dohas and poetry is a part of joint conservation and culture…