AAIMS Virtual Grant Workshop 2021

AAIMS is pleased to announce that it will organise a virtual workshop on grant applications. The workshop features two esteemed scholars in the field of Islamic and Muslim studies, Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dr Joshua Roose.

Date: Thursday, 4th March 2021
Time: 5.30-6.30pm
Venue: ZOOM

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AAIMS’ Third National Conference

AAIMS’ third national conference will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 14-16 September 2021 at the Australian National University in Canberra. Current and prospective AAIMS and BRAIS members are warmly encouraged to apply to present their ongoing research in any area of Islamic and Muslim Studies.

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COVID-19 Membership Fee Relief

AAIMS recognises the significant impact of the pandemic and to support our colleagues we are offering a waiver on all membership fees for new and former members until 31 July 2020, as well as fee-free membership renewals for current members experiencing financial hardship. Memberships will be valid for one year until 31 July 2021. 

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Statement of Solidarity with Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert

We wish to express our deep concern about the welfare of one of our members, Dr Kylie
Moore-Gilbert, a Lecturer in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Melbourne who has
been imprisoned in Evin Prison in Tehran, Iran since September 2018.

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Professor Riaz Hassan AAIMS Prize for Best Honours Thesis

The Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS) is pleased to announce the Professor Riaz Hassan AAIMS Prize for Best Honours Thesis.

Signalling its commitment to promote knowledge and scholarship in Islamic and Muslim studies, AAIMS offers this prize for the most outstanding Honours thesis in the field. It is hoped that this annual prize will serve to encourage junior scholars to pursue further research in the inter-disciplinary field of Islamic and Muslim studies.

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Special Issue of ‘Religions’ – Call for Papers

A call for papers for a special issue of the journal Religions on Islamic and Muslim Studies in Australia. Due by 31 May 2020. Further information available HERE Dear Colleagues, The growth of Muslim populations globally, in the Asia–Pacific region, and in Australia...

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AAIMS Workshop Grants

The AAIMS Workshop Grant will provide up to AU$1,800 to facilitate workshops for AAIMS members to present and discuss their research, with the objective of strengthening networks for collaboration between scholars and enhancing the existing research being undertaken.

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