Pitfalls of Scholarship

Painful Nostalgia for a Past Research Agenda An aspiring graduate student daydreamt about finishing the project of Sanhuri Pasha (d. 1971), the father of Egypt’s civil law. In 1949, Sanhuri’s civil code became the law…

What You Should Read: The Muslim Brotherhood

From its spectacular rise to power in Egypt in the aftermath of that country’s 2011 popular revolution to its equally swift downfall and oppression in 2013 to current discussions about the U.S. government possibly designating…

Book Display – January 2017

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in January 2017 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars,…

Book Display – December 2016

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in December 2016 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars,…

Book Display – November 2016

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in November 2016 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging scholars,…