Professor Bruce Lawrence of Duke University is the first holder of the position of Visiting Al-Qasimi Professor in Islamic Studies from January to March 2019
Congratulations to Dr Rob Steele whose PhD on "The 2500th Anniversary Celebrations and Cultural Politics in Late Pahlavi Iran" has recently been awarded.
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies signs new Memorandum of Understanding with the America University of Beirut
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS) has signed a new agreement with the American University of Beirut (AUB), which commits both parties to further developing their research relationship together.
"Shi'a neo-tradionalist scholars and theology of homosexuality: review and reflections on Mohsen Kadivar's shifting approach"
Congratulations to Mehrhad Alipour, a PhD candidate at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, who has recently had an article published in the refereed Journal of Theology and Sexuality, Vol 24 (3), pp 200-218.
Congratulations to Charlotte Sefton who has won the 2018 Feminist and Women's Studies Association (UK & Ireland) student essay prize.
The staff and students of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, are very sad to announce that, on Monday 6 August 2018, our colleague and friend Dr. Leonard Lewisohn passed away suddenly and unexpectedly.
Dr Katie Natanel from IAIS has been awarded a £10,000 University of Exeter Education Incubator grant, along with project partner Dr Kerry Chappell from the Graduate School of Education.
The project is called "Digital innovation in project-based learning: toward a model for praxis".
Institute staff and student workshop held in Exeter.
The Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter is to host an exhibition highlighting student work on gender studies this Friday, 11th May.
The leaders of an ancient religion threatened with extinction by conflict in the Middle East have allowed their highly complex water-based rituals to be recorded by outsiders for the first time.
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Making a living by practising magic can have dramatic consequences, especially if you are a Muslim slave with mainly Christian clients at the time of the Inquisition in early 17th century Malta.
On Wednesday 12 September, a panel of alumni from the College of Social Sciences and International Studies attended an Exeter Scholars event, answering questions posed by Year 13 students on this prestigious programme, followed by a networking session.
Mehrdad Alipour, PhD candidate, has had an article recently published in the refereed Journal of Religion and Gender