Middle East Studies

Islam and the Humanities

About the Initiative

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Islam and the Humanities is a research initiative aimed at forging deliberate connections between the study of Islam and Muslims and topics engaged by scholars in the humanities in general. 

Annual Conferences

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The initiative sponsors annual conferences that engage topical issues of concern to faculty and students at Brown and beyond. 


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Islamic Humanities seeks books that examine topics pertaining to Islam in the context of current discussions and debates in the Humanities and Social Sciences.