Journal of Shi‘a Islamic Studies (JSIS)


About the Journal

The Journal of Shi‘a Islamic Studies (JSIS) is a refereed academic journal published quarterly by ICAS Press for The Islamic College. The journal conscientiously aims to provide a scholarly platform for critical and informed articles in all fields of Shi‘a studies, including Qur’an and hadith studies, theology, philosophy, mysticism, jurisprudence, politics, and history. Such articles will cover the most debate-worthy issues in the aforementioned fields in the hope of ultimately contributing to the resolution of various theoretical, methodological, and practical dilemmas encountered in Shi‘a Islamic studies.

JSIS also introduces and presents a variety of classical Shi‘a works that may be academically valuable to researchers in this field but have remained largely unknown to them. The journal dedicates a section of its publication to the critical assessment and vigorous review of books and publications concerning Shi‘a studies.

It is hoped that through such efforts JSIS will remain a valuable reference and resource for those researching and undertaking Shi‘a studies.

Editorial Board

jsis@islamic-college.ac.uk

+44 (0) 208 451 9993 *221

Dr. Ahmad Jalali
The Islamic College, UK 

Mr. A. De Martino
The Islamic College, UK

Hamid Alga
University of California, USA

Allawi Ali A. Allawi
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Emad Bazzi Khalifa
University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Alessandro Cancian
Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK

Amir Dastmalchian
FIIRD, Geneva, Switzerland

Robert Gleave
University of Exeter, UK

Najam Haider
Barnard College/Columbia University, New York, USA

Jassem Husain
The Islamic College, UK

Rola El-Husseini
The Graduate Center, CUNY, USA

Amina Inloes
The Islamic College, UK

Mohammed Ali Ismail
The Islamic College, UK

Michael Ipgrave
Church of England, UK

Hermann Landolt
Institute of Ismaili Studies, London

Wilferd Madelung
University of Oxford, UK

Rebecca Masterton
The Islamic College, UK

James Morris
Boston College, USA

John Andrew Morrow
Independent researcher, USA

Andrew J. Newman
The University of Edinburgh, UK

Latimah-Parvin
Peerwani Academy, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Mohammad Samiei
University of Tehran, Iran

Liyakat Takim
McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Anna Vanzan
University of Milan, Italy

Brannon Wheeler
United States Naval Academy, Maryland, USA

Guidelines for Contributors

Contributors are requested to familiarise themselves with the guidelines laid out for the journal.

Past Issues

Past issues of the Journal of Shi‘a Islamic Studies (JSIS)

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