Centre for the Study of Islam opens at IAIS

The Centre for the Study of Islam (CSI) opened on 28th January 2011. with a reception in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, and a public lecture by Professor Robert Hoyland of the University of Oxford.

The CSI brings together researchers in areas related to Islam, its religion and culture, and will create a forum for doctoral and post-doctoral research exchange.  It aims to bring together researchers in Islamic Studies both within IAIS, but also across the University of Exeter. 

Professor Robert Gleave, the new Director of the CSI, said, “The Centre will, we hope, provide a research environment which will maintain and develop Exeter’s international reputation as a centre for Islamic Studies.”

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