Nexus: Peer-Reviewed Academic Journal

Nexus: Journal of Islamic Studies

The Ibn Rushd Centre of Excellence for Islamic Research has a dedicated high quality peer-reviewed journal designed to disseminate widely some of the most recent research on Islam. All research papers are peer-reviewed. Research paper submissions are blind-refereed by two or more expert readers for originality, conceptual contribution, structural integrity, and factual accuracy.

The recommendations of the readers will determine editorial decisions. Nexus is a multidisciplinary academic journal aimed to promote vigorous and original research on various aspects of Islam and Muslim affairs. The range of topics covered is diverse and represents the breadth of research excellence in the field.

Nexus: Journal of Islamic Studies aims provide a forum for the publication of quality research in areas of Islamic studies such as:

  • Classics: Qur’an, Hadith, Islamic History, Theology, Mysticism (sufism), Philosophy
  • Classical and Contemporary Jurisprudence 
  • Islamic Banking and Finance 
  • Islamic Development Studies 
  • Sociology, Anthropology and Ethnography
  • Islamic political thought, theories, and policies 
  • Gender Studies  

The Journal will open up a new area of multi-disciplinary specialisations in Islamic studies with the aim of only publishing original high quality articles addressing any aspects of theological Islamic studies such as Qur’anic studies, Hadith studies, jurisprudence or sociological Islamic studies from the historical, demographic, social and economic perspective. 

Details on how to submit your paper will be available shortly….