Mawlana Rumi Review

The Mawlana Rumi Review is a publication of the Rumi Institute, Near East University, Cyprus, and the Rumi Studies Group of the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK.

The Mawlana Rumi Review is edited by Dr Leonard Lewisohn (Senior Lecturer in Persian, IAIS) in coordination with an international team comprising eight Assistant Editors:

Dr. Leili Anvar-Chenderoff, INALCO, France
Roderick Grierson, Near East University, Cyprus
Prof. Fatemeh Keshavarz, University of Maryland, USA
Prof. Franklin Lewis, University of Chicago, USA
Prof. James Morris, Boston College, USA
Dr. Shahram Pazouki, Institute of Philosophy, Iran
Dr. Muhammad Isa Waley, The British Library, UK
Prof. Alan Williams, University of Manchester, UK

The review is served by an Advisory Council consisting of:

Prof. William Chittick, University of Stony Brook, USA
Prof. Carl Ernst, University of North Carolina, USA
Dr. Husayn Muhyiddin Ghomshei, Tehran, Iran
Prof. Bilal Kuşpınar, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
Prof. Ian Netton, University of Exeter, UK
Dr. Saeed Zarrabi Zadeh, University of Erfurt, Germany

The Poetry Editor is Prof. Paul Losensky, Indiana University

The Mawlana Rumi Review publishes articles, reports, review articles and book reviews in English and French. The editor welcomes articles on Rumi’s art of story-telling, poetic imagery, theology, spiritual psychology, ecumenism, erotic spirituality, pedagogy, hermeneutics, ethics, epistemology, prophetology, metaphysics, and cosmology, as well as on the heritage of Rumi’s thought in modern and medieval literary history and interpretation and commentary on his works such as the Mathnawi and Divan-i Shams-i Tabriz.

The Mawlana Rumi Review was launched at the British Library on 12 May 2010.

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Read the review of Mawlana Rumi Review, vol. I (2010) and vol. 2 (2011), by Hassan Lahouti in "Kitab-e Mah va Adabiyat" (1390 A.Hsh./2011); vol. 59, no. 173 (Tehran, Iran)

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Dr Leonard Lewisohn

Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies

University of Exeter

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Exeter EX4 4ND



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Yasin Salazar

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London EC1M 6AA

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