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Member Publications (February 2024)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS members on their publications: Faroque Amin on his book chapter titled “Social Welfare Programmes in the Politics of Jamaat in Bangladesh: A Social Movement Theory
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Early Career Researcher Book Launch

AAIMS will be resuming its Early Career Researchers Book Launch series for ECRs (scholars who have completed their PhD in 10 years or less) who have published a monograph (their
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Member Publications (January 2024)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS members on their publications: Shahram Akbarzadeh on co-authoring the article titled, “Legacies and Futures for Global South Research”, published by Third World Quarterly. Read article
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Celebrating AAIMS Member Achievements

Congratulations to Dr Sara Cheikh Husain on her book contract with Palgrave with its Palgrave Politics Of Identity and Citizenship series. Her book is titled The Politics of Anti-Islamophobia in
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AAIMS Statement on Palestine

AAIMS statement on the situation in Palestine on this Global Day of Action for Gaza The Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies supports international peace and security and the
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Another Year; Welcome 2024!

We wish all our members a wonderful holiday season! We thank you for your commitment to AAIMS and for continually sharing your wonderful achievements with us. We have grown in
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Member Publications (December)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Rizwan Sahib on his article titled, “Muslim Social Activity and Placemaking in Australia”, published by Religions. Read article here. All the
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Celebrating AAIMS Member Achievements

Congratulations to Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh on his book Middle East Politics and International Relations: Crisis Zones being listed by Book Authority as one of the best international relations’ books of 2024.
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Member Publications (November)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Heela Popal on her article titled, “Analysing the Rhetoric of Islam Needs Reforming: Tony Abbott’s Political Discourse in Response to
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Celebrating AAIMS Member Achievements

We would like to congratulate two of our members on their recent outstanding achievements! A big congratulations to Shahram Akbarzadeh on winning the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin
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Highlights from the AAIMS 2023 Conference

From exceptional speakers to insightful discussions, diverse perspectives, and shared knowledge moments, AAIMS, over the last two days held its annual conference at the University of Western Australia, Perth, hosted
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Dr Mahsheed Ansari’s Book Launch

Last night, just before the Conference dinner, AAIMS celebrated Dr Mahsheed Ansari’s new book publication titled Modern Debates on Prophecy and Prophethood in Islam: Muhammad Iqbal and Said Nursi, published by
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Member Publications (October)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Sara Cheikh Husain on her article titled, “The failure to value the Palestinian lives in Gaza subjects us to violence
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How to Publish in The Conversation and ABC Religion & Ethics

AAIMS hosted an exciting event! We explored the ins-and-outs of how to publish an academic editorial in mainstream news outlets. The webinar featured Scott Stephens, Editor of ABC Religion &
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Member Publications (July)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Mahsheed Ansari on her book titled, Modern Debates on Prophecy and Prophethood in Islam: Muhammad Iqbal and Said Nursi, published
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Dr Hakan Coruh visits Hamad Bin Khalifa University

During the period of May to June 2023, Dr. Hakan Coruh, a senior lecturer in Islamic studies at CISAC, Charles Sturt University, had the esteemed opportunity to be a visiting
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AAIMS Conference 2023

On the 21-22 November of this year, come and join us at the wonderful grounds of the University of Western Australia to engage in scholarly discussions, enjoy morning tea, and
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Member Publications (June)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Paul Mitchell, Halim Rane and Adis Duderija on their article titled ‘Views on Political Islam among Australian Converts to Islam:
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How to Publish in a Q1 Journal Event

Last week on Thursday we held a very successful and lively workshop with Dr Jan Ali and Mirela Cufurovic on the topic ‘How to Publish in a Q1 Journal’. This
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Submissions Open: Riaz Hassan Prize 2023

AAIMS is pleased to announce that it will be resuming the Riaz Hassan Prize for another year! The Riaz Hassan prize for the Best Honours Thesis signals a commitment by AAIMS to promote
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Member Publications (May)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Adam Possamai, James T. Richardson and Bryan S. Turner on their book titled The Sociology of Shari’a: Case Studies from
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Early Career Researcher Book Launch Series

If you are an Early Career Researcher (ECR) and have published a monograph between June 2022 and June 2023, AAIMS would like to hear from you! AAIMS is running a
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We will miss you, Raihan.

We will miss you Raihan. You have been an integral part of AAIMS for three years as our Secretary. Under your leadership and guidance, we’ve achieved much in the time
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Member Publications (April)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Halim Rane on his paper titled ‘Higher Objectives (maqāṣid) of Covenants in Islam: A Content Analysis of ‘ahd and mīthāq
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Eid Mubarak from AAIMS!

Eid is a time of happiness for many Muslims around the world. It is an occasion for Muslims to feast and rejoice in the blessings bestowed upon them and a
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Member Publications (March)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Derya Iner, Ron Mason and Chloe Smith on their report titled ‘Islamophobia in Australia IV (2014 – 2021)’, published in
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4th Islamophobia Report Launch

Today, the Islamophobia Register Australia together with Charles Sturt University and the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy (ISRA) released the 4th Islamophobia Report at Old Parliament House in Canberra. This
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Member Publications (February)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Zahid Shahab Ahmed and Ali Akbar, on their forthcoming co-authored book titled Iran’s Soft Power in Afghanistan and Pakistan, to be published
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2022 Riaz Hassan Prize WINNER!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce the WINNER of the Riaz Hassan Prize for 2022! We had a number of entries – thank you to all who submitted their honours
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Member Publications (January)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Joshua Roose, on his co-authored book titled Masculinity and Violent Extremism, published by Palgrave. Read free PDF here. Bryan S.
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Sydney Islamic Arts Museum

Australia’s diverse Muslim community is rapidly growing. To foster a healthy and positive relationship with the growing community, the Australian government, Australian universities, and not-for-profit organisations have come together to
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Resilient Democracy for Resilient Communities Conference

On August 23, 2022, Charles Sturt University together with the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy hosted a conference on resilient democracy. This conference brought together over a hundred delegates, many
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Thank you 2022; Welcome 2023!

We wish all our members a wonderful holiday season! We thank you all for your commitment to AAIMS and for continually sharing your wonderful achievements with us. We also thank
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Member Publications (December)

Congratulations to the following AAIMS Members on their recent publications: Jan Ali, on his paper titled Modernity, Its Crisis and Islamic Revivalism, published by Religions. Read article here. Fethi Mansouri,
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Highlights from the Postgraduate Conference

On December 8, 2022, AAIMS, in partnership with Western Sydney University, Charles Sturt University, and the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy, hosted its second Postgraduate Islamic Studies Conference at the
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Postgraduate Islamic Studies Conference, hosted by AAIMS

We have collaborated with Western Sydney University and Charles Sturt University to bring you the Postgraduate Islamic Studies Conference II. The conference examines the inner complexities of Islam as a
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Riaz Hassan Prize

Congratulations to Professor Tim Lindsey and Ihsan Yilmaz

Congratulations to AAIMS Advisory Board Member Professor Tim Lindsey on his ARC Discovery Grant Success! Lindsey’s ARC grant will fund a project focusing on Obstacles to Contract Enforcement in Indonesia. Big
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Renew Your Membership

Our new website comes with exciting new features for Members! This post is a reminder for all current and former AAIMS Members to renew their membership with us to continue
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New Look, Same Association

Over the past few weeks, you may have noticed that we’ve been a little quiet on our previous website. And it is because AAIMS has been busy trying to create
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Honouring Professor Riaz Hassan

June 9, 2022 We are saddened to hear about the passing of Professor Riaz Hassan—an important part of the Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS). Professor Riaz Hassan
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