Department of Islamic Thought and Civilization

Call for Papers

The Department of Islamic Thought and Civilization, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, is publishing a bi-annual peer reviewed research journal of international standard titled ‘Journal of Islamic Thought & Civilization’. The Journal, which was first brought out in 2011, has been well received by academicians and researchers worldwide, and five issues have been published to date.  With an international advisory board comprising of renowned scholars from USA, UK, Malaysia, Kenya, Canada, Australia and Pakistan, the journal has a global circulation.

The first two issues comprised of selection of research articles presented in national conference on Islam and Modernity (2009), and International Conference on Islamic Civilization: Potentials and Challenges (2011). The third issue covered a diverse range of topics from wealth management in Islam to Foucault‘s refutation of religion and from reconstruction of humanities in Islamic perspective to a reflection on the Muslim world‘s resources. The fourth issue comprised of the aesthetic aspect of Muslim culture, i.e., Epigraphy of Bengal and Andalusia and Architecture of Uzbekistan besides covering the mystic dimension of the Islamic Tradition of Imam Ghazali. The fifth issue included research articles ranging from definition of Islamic Tradition, postmodern equipment of research of Arkoun and an analysis of the intertwined roles of faith and reason in contemporary Islam.

To sum up, the Journal provides a platform to Islamic scholars, researchers, postgraduate students and social scientists for publication of their research articles. Its avowed mission is to encourage research in Islamic thought and civilization, and open up new avenues in the world of academia. Contributors may focus on various aspects and shades of Islamic Thought & Civilization including Islamic art and architecture, Comparative Study in Religions and Civilizations, Oriental and Occidental Studies, and contemporary political and cultural dilemmas faced by Muslim world. 

The editorial Board of the Journal invites call for Papers on the theme of Allama Muhammad Iqbal and Islamic Thought

  • Iqbal and Reconstruction of Religious Thought
  • Iqbal and Ijtihad
  • Iqbal and concept of Man
  • Iqbl and Islamic Modernism
  • Iqbal and critique of Modernity
  • Iqbal and Muslim Ummah
  • Iqbal and the Concept of God
  • Iqbal and Muslim Culture

Please Note that Call for Papers is not limited to above mentioned topics only. You can choose any topic related to Iqbal and Muslim Thought.

You are welcome to submit a research paper for subsequent blind peer review and publication in the Journal. You are also requested to disseminate information regarding the Journal to your colleagues who may be interested in making a submission of their own. The deadline for full paper submission is November 10, 2015.

You may also visit the following link to preview previous issues of the Journal and to follow the submission guidelines

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