Journal & Book Series Publications

The international publications supported by the UP Institute of Islamic Studies include the International Journal of Islam in Asia (Brill Publishers) and the international book series on Islam in Southeast Asia (Palgrave Macmillan). The institute also supports the Islam in the Philippines series published by IIUM Press.

Islam in AsiaThe International Journal of Islam in Asia (IJIA) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles from all disciplines as well as single country and comparative perspectives that concern Islam in Asia. IJIA offers a platform for scholars to engage in academic discussions about historical, contemporary, and critical studies of Islam and Muslim communities in Asia and the Asian Muslim diaspora. These include, but are not limited to, MENA-Asia relations, Islamic thought and intellectual history, intra-Muslim relations, Sufism, Islam and ethnicity, Islam and modernity, Islam and politics, Islam and the State, Islam and geopolitics, and relations between Muslims and non-Muslims across Asia.

IJIA is edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong (University of the Philippines Diliman), Deina Abdelkader (University of Massachusetts at Lowell, USA), and Raffaele Mauriello (Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran).

Call for Submissions: Authors are cordially invited to write to the editors, Nassef Manabilang Adiong (, Deina Abdelkader ( and Raffaele Mauriello (, to discuss the submission of their article. Proposals for special theme issues are also welcome.

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The international book series on Islam in Southeast Asia (Palgrave Macmillan) is edited by Nassef Manabilang Adiong (University of the Philippines Diliman), Imtiyaz Yusuf (College of Religious Studies, Mahidol University), Lily Zubaidah Rahim (Department of Government and International Relations, School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Sydney), Maznah Mohamad (Department of Malay Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore), and Nadirsyah Hosen (Faculty of Law, Monash University).

The series publishes academic and policy research on historical and contemporary Muslim communities, both in the region and in the diaspora, and on all aspects of Islam in Southeast Asia. It concentrates on theoretical, methodological, empirical, religious, spiritual, and critical studies of Islam, including mundane praxes and lived Islam. We encourage interdisciplinarity and eclectic contributions from scholars and practitioners (e.g. preachers, spiritual/religious leaders, and policy makers) to facilitate a holistic approach towards the study of Islam. The series particularly welcome topics on: 1) Islam and Politics 2) Islam & Ethnicity; 3) Islam and Modernity; 4) MENA Influences in Southeast Asia; 5) pre-Modern and Contemporary Islamic Thought; 6) Sunni and Shia Relations; 7) Islamic Studies and Area Studies; 8) Canonical and Periphery Islam; and 9) Relations between Muslims and non-Muslims across the region. Contributions are welcome from across fields and disciplines including politics, international relations, sociology, humanities, the arts, anthropology, comparative religion, cultural studies, economics, history, law (jurisprudence), philosophy, mysticism (Sufism), and theology. The series will include original monographs, Palgrave Pivots, edited volumes/collections, and handbooks.

Correspondence regarding book proposals should be addressed to Vishal Daryanomel ( The official Series website is available at

The Islam in the Philippines series (IIUM Press) publishes long and short research monographs, policy-oriented books, handbooks, and collections of multidisciplinary studies and analyses on historical and contemporary Islam and Muslims in the Philippines, including Muslim responses and experiences to colonial modernities. The series is in collaboration with Palgrave Macmillan on a project by project basis only.

Chief Editors

  • Nassef Manabilang Adiong, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, Florida State University, USA
  • Mansoor L. Limba, Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines
  • Isaac Donoso, Universidad de Alicante, Spain

Correspondence regarding book proposals should be addressed to Nassef Manabilang Adiong (

Ayat az-Zaman Journal is a publication of the Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman. It is intended essentially as a forum for the discussion of Muslim societies and of Islam as a pivotal and dynamic worldview and way of life among Muslim peoples. Further, it seeks to serve as a medium for the creation of deeper understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in order to advance the cause of peace and harmonious co-existence. The journal welcomes contributions that examine Islamic development in Muslim areas and other critical issues that affect Muslim societies, in general, and Muslims in the Philippines, in particular.

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