A refereed journal with an international editorial and advisory board, the Shii Studies Review provides a scholarly forum for researchers specializing in all fields of Shii studies. Issued twice a year, the journal publishes peer-reviewed original studies, critical editions of classical and pre-modern texts, and book reviews on Shii law, ḥadīth, Qurʾānic exegesis, philosophy, kalām, ritual and practices, classical and contemporary literature, and other aspects of the history of Shiism.
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A refereed journal with an international editorial and advisory board, the Shii Studies Review (SSR) provides a scholarly forum for research on Shiism.
“Persian Shiite Pilgrimage Art: The Case Study of 18th-21th Century Religious Architectural Mural Paintings”
Visiting Overseas Associate Professor
National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan
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