Reading Muslims is a multi- and interdisciplinary conversation that re-examines the place of textuality in Islamic studies. Made up of a network of academics, scholars, and researchers, Reading Muslims aims to elevate our understanding of Islam, Muslims, and society.

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Latest

Yasmeen Atassi

December 1, 2021

This piece hopes to explore the existence of sectarian influence on Muslim student interactions by exploring how sectarian ideology is marginalized by a historically entrenched power hierarchy.
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Fahad Ahmad

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Khalidah Ali

November 18, 2021

Dr. Fahad Ahmad presents his dissertation on counter-radicalization policies and their impact on Muslim civil society organizations in Canada and the U.K

Mohannad Abusarah

November 3, 2021

Through a reading of several Muslim reformers from the 19th and 20th centuries, this article investigates the influence that historical narratives have on the reading of the self, identity of the other, the status of one's tradition, and one's future.
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Events

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December

Nada Moumtaz

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Junaid Quadri

December

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2021

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12:30 pm

Professor Nada Moumtaz and Professor Junaid Quadri discuss the launch of their new books on Islamic anthropology and history in relation to Modernism.

Joint Book Talk

Nada Moumtaz

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Junaid Quadri

December

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2021

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12:30 pm

Professor Nada Moumtaz and Professor Junaid Quadri discuss the launch of their new books on Islamic anthropology and history in relation to Modernism.

Principle Investigators

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Anver Emon

Professor of Law and History
Canada Research Chair in Islamic Law & History
Director, Institute of Islamic Studies

Youcef Soufi

Research Fellow
Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Toronto