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Welten des Islams / Worlds of Islam / Mondes de l’Islam

Edited By Bettina Dennerlein, Silvia Naef, Ulrich Rudolph, Gregor Schoeler and Schweizerische Asiengesellschaft


The aim of the series Worlds of Islam of the Swiss Asia Society is to publish high-quality, representative work issuing from academic research on all aspects of Islam. It comprises, and receives, studies on present-day and historical Islamic cultures and societies covering the fields of art, literature and thought as well as translations and interpretations of important sources. Furthermore the series intends to present studies that offer expert knowledge on relevant themes and current questions appealing not only to the academic public, but also to an audience generally interested in the Islamic World.

One important goal of the series is to establish a forum for academic work in the fields of the humanities and social sciences in Switzerland. However, the series is also committed to the rich variety of studies and writing on the Islamic World in the international research community. The main publication languages for monographs, collections (by individual or several contributors), and surveys are therefore German, French, and English.

The series is supervised and internally reviewed by an editorial board comprising leading representatives in Islamic studies.