AJS Jewish Thought Seminar Call for Abstracts: Shia-Jewish Theological Dialogue: Talmud/Aggadah/Halacha, Shariah/Fiq/Sunnah

With Shia-Jewish theological dialogue listed as one of the topics for this year's Modern Jewish Thought and Theology unit, this seminar will establish an initial dialogic forum for scholars of Judaism and Shia Islam to examine the relationship between narrative and law both within the classical sources of the respective traditons along with their reception employed in service of modern normative philosophic, theological and political concerns-- In Judaism the relationship between of Halacha and Aggada within Talmud and Medieval legal philosophy, along with the Shia Islamic parallel relating

CFA - Shiism, Death and Funerary Material Religion: cemeteries, tombstones and burial ceremonies (Isfahan, Iran, May 2019)

Call for applicants
 
Interdisciplinary masterclass on:
Shiism, Death and Funerary Material Religion: cemeteries, tombstones and burial ceremonies
 
Conveners:
- Pedram Khosronejad (Associate Director of Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, Oklahoma State University)
- Asghar Montazerolghaem (Direc

Call for Papers -- Shii Studies Review (SSR), Volume One, Issue Two, with a monographic section devoted to al-Sharīf al-Murtaḍā (d. 436/1044)

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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