AAIMS members are active researchers who publish across the fields of Islamic and Muslim studies. A selection of books and other publications by AAIMS members over the past several years are collated below.


Shahram Akbarzadeh & Niamatullah Ibrahimi (2020), The Taliban: a new proxy for Iran in Afghanistan?, Third World Quarterly, 41(5), 764-782.


Dara Conduit (2019), The Muslim Brotherhood in Syria. London: Cambridge University Press.

Tristan Dunning (ed) (2019), Palestine: Past and Present. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Halim Rane (2019), “Cogent Religious Instruction”: A Response to the Phenomenon of Radical Islamist Terrorism in Australia. Religions10(4), 246.

Ezieddin Elmahjub (2019), Transformative Vision of Islamic Jurisprudence and the Pursuit of Common Ground for the Social Good in Pluralist Societies, Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 14(2), 305-335.

Ezieddin Elmahjub (2019), Islamic Normative Ethics in the Public Sphere: Maṣlaḥa and the Search for an Overlapping Consensus, Australasian Journal of Legal Philosophy.

Amin Saikal (2019), Iran Rising: The Survival and Future of the Islamic Republic, Princeton University Press.


Shahram Akbarzadeh and Kylie Baxter (2018): Middle East Politics and International Relations: Crisis Zone. London, UK: Taylor & Francis.

Jan Ali and Abe Ata (eds) (2018): Islam in the West: Perceptions and Reactions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Adis Duderija and Halim Rane (2018): Islam and Muslims in the West: Major Issues and Debates. Springer.

John L. Esposito, Lily Zubaidah Rahim and Naser Ghobadzadeh (2018): The Politics of Islamism: Diverging Visions and Trajectories. Palgrave Macmillan.

Giuseppe Giordan and Adam Possamai (2018): Sociology of Exorcism in Late Modernity. Padova, Italy and Sydney, Australia: Palgrave Macmillan.

Adam Possamai (2018): The i-zation of Society, Religion, and Neoliberal Post-Secularism. Singapore: Springer.


Kinda AlSamara (2017): The Rise of Modern Urbanity (tamaddun) in the Arab World: Education, Journalism, and Enlightenment. Mannheim: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing.

Melissa Crouch (2017): The Business of Transition. Sydney, NSW: Cambridge University Press.

Salim Farrar and Ghena Krayem (2017): Accommodating Muslims Under Common Law: A Comparative Analysis. Routledge.

Paul Walker and Terence Lovat (2017): Life and Death Decisions in the Clinical Setting: Moral Decision Making Through Dialogic Consensus. Singapore: Springer.

Julian Millie (2017): Hearing Allah’s Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam. Ithaca, US: Cornell University Press.

Julian Millie (2017): Hasan Mustapa: Ethnicity and Islam in Indonesia. Clayton, Victoria: Monash University Publishing.

Matt Tomlinson and Julian Millie (2017): The Monologic Imagination. New York, US: Oxford University Press.

Pam Nilan (2017): Muslim Youth in the Diaspora: Challenging Extremism Through Popular Culture. Abingdon, UK and New York, NY: Routledge.

Patrick Michel, Adam Possamai and Bryan S. Turner (2017): Religions, Nations and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities. New York, US: Palgrave Macmillan.

Abdullah Saeed and Hassan Saeed (2017): Freedom of Religion, Apostasy and Islam. Routledge.

Samina Yasmeen (2017): Jihad and Dawah: Evolving Narratives of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jamat ud Dawah. London, UK: Hurst & Co Ltd.

Adis Duderija (2017): The Imperatives of Progressive Islam. New York: Routledge.

Julian Millie (2017): Laughing, Crying, Thinking: Islamic oratory and its critics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Mario Peucker and Rauf Ceylan (eds) (2017): Muslim Community Organisations in the West: History, Developments and Future Perspectives. Wiesbaden: Springer.


Shahram Akbarzadeh and Dara Conduit (eds.). (2016): Iran in the World: President Rouhani’s Foreign Policy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Salim Farrar and Ghena Krayem (2016): Accommodating Muslims under Common Law: A Comparative Analysis. London: Routledge.

Riaz Hassan (ed.) (2016): Indian Muslims: Struggling for Equality of Citizenship. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Dzavid Haveric (2016): History of the Bosnian Muslim community in Australia: settlement experience in Victoria. Lambert Academic Publishing.

Raihan Ismail (2016): Saudi Clerics and Shi’a Islam. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mario Peucker (2016): Muslims in liberal democracies: Civic and political participation in the West. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson and Bryan S. Turner (eds.). (2016): The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from around the World. Cham: Springer.

Joshua M Roose (2016): Political Islam and Masculinity: Muslim Men in Australia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Abdullah Saeed, Rowan Gould and Adis Duderija (2016): Islamic Teachings on Contemporary Issues for Young Muslims. Melbourne: National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies.

Amin Saikal (2016): Iran at the Crossroads, Polity Press, UK.

Amin Saikal (ed.) (2016): Weak States, Strong Societies: Power and Authority in the New World Order, I B Tauris & Co Ltd, London and New York.

Amin Saikal (ed.) (2016): The Arab World and Iran: A turbulent region in transition, Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

Amin Saikal and Kirill Nourzhanov (eds.) 2016: Afghanistan and its Neighbors after the NATO Withdrawal, Lexington Books, New York.