Birmingham Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

The Birmingham Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies specialises in Islam as a spiritual and historical reality, and the contemporary Middle East.

 

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Posted 13 February 2018

What is political Islam? New publication by Professor Jocelyne Cesari

Professor Jocelyne Cesari's latest book, What is political Islam?, is now available online. The book traces the origins of political Islam to the inception of the modern nation-state, revealing the decisive role of secular nationalist rulers in its creation.

Posted 13 February 2018

Katherine Brown on BBC Radio 4's Women's Hour

Dr Katherine Brown, Lecturer in Islamic Studies, discusses a new propaganda video from so called Islamic State, which shows women fighting on the frontline for the first time on BBC Radio 4's Women's Hour.

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