International Journal of Islam in Asia (Brill Publishers)

The 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.

Chief Editors

– Nassef Manabilang Adiong, University of the Philippines Diliman, and Miriam College’s Department of International Studies, Philippines

– Deina Abdelkader, Department of Political Science, College of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, USA

– Raffaele Mauriello, Faculty of Persian Literature and Foreign Languages, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Iran

Associate Editors

1. Devin J. Stewart, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, Emory University, USA

2. Jocelyne Cesari, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, UK

3. Kerstin Steiner, Law School, La Trobe University, Australia

4. Kevin W. Fogg, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Faculty of History, University of Oxford, UK

5. Khairudin Aljunied, Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore

6. Khalil al-Anani, Politics & International Relations Program, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar

7. Mirjam Künkler, Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Sweden

8. Syed Farid Alatas, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

9. Tareq Ismael, Department of Political Science, University of Calgary, Canada

Editorial Advisory Board

1. Afifi al-Akiti, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Worcester College, and Faculty of Theology & Religion, University of Oxford, UK

2. Asma Afsaruddin, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University, USA

3. Ayesha Jalal, Department of History, Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, Tufts University, USA

4. Bruce B. Lawrence, Islamic Studies Center, Duke University, USA

5. Daniel Beben, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

6. David G. Atwill, Department of History, Pennsylvania State University, USA

7. Emilio González Ferrín, Department of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Seville, Spain

8. Faisal Devji, St. Anthony’s College, Faculty of History, University of Oxford, UK

9. Irfan Ahmad, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany

10. Jamal Malik, Chair of Muslim Culture and Religious History, University of Erfurt, Germany

11. Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, College of Education, Florida State University, USA

12. Julkipli M. Wadi, Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman

13. Kevin Caffrey, McNair Scholars Program, Honors College, The University of North Texas, USA

14. Macrina A. Morados, Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman

15. Marie-Paule Hille, Centre d’études sur la Chine moderne et contemporaine, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), France

16. Nefertari A. Arsad, Institute of Islamic Studies, University of the Philippines Diliman

17. Omar Farouk, Faculty of International Studies, Hiroshima City University, Japan

18. Patricia Sloane-White, Department of Anthorpology, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Delaware, USA

19. Ronit Ricci, The Department of Comparative Religion, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

20. Sajjad Rizvi, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK

21. Sherman A. Jackson, Center for Islamic Thought, Culture and Practice, University of Southern California, USA

22. Sven Schottmann, Internationalisation (Arts, Education and Law Group), Griffith University, Australia

23. Syed Serajul Islam, Department of Political Science, Lakehead University, Canada

24. Tim Epkenhans, Islamic Studies, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

25. Tim Lindsey, Melbourne Law School, Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, The University of Melbourne, Australia

26. Timothy P. Daniels, Department of Anthropology, Hofstra University, USA

27. Wael Hallaq, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University, USA

28. Wai Yip Ho, Department of Social Sciences, Hong Kong Institute of Education, China

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. Please follow the “instructions for authors” by downloading it here.


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