Events Resource – Conferences/Calls for Papers

Check out our new resource, advertising events in Islamic Studies. Each page focuses on specific types of events, including museum exhibits, conferences, and lectures, packaged as a convenient, one-stop shop for all related events. This…

Kodrā: A Subversive Narrative of Islamic Reform

[Book Review] Rashid Shaz. Kodra: A Narrative of Shi‘a-Sunni Understanding (New Delhi: Milli Publications, 2018). 239 pages. INR 300 hardcover. A romanticized view of Muslim history still makes Muslims comfortable. Their discussions are heavily loaded…

Germany and the Rise of the Eternal Muslim

Post-war De-Nazification Post-war Germany is a success story in many ways. The Americans amongst others tried hard – with the Marshall Plan – not to let Germany become a Nazi regime again. The US thus…

Digital Resources and Projects – Archival Images

The Maydan is proud to introduce a new initiative highlighting digital resources and projects in the field of Islamic Studies. Included in this roundup are digitized archival images from state libraries, mosque trusts, and universities,…