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Course

NISIS Course: Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands

Date
Friday 21 April 2017
Time
Location
Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 2
2311 BZ Leiden

Course Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands

This course consist of an introductory lecture by the coordinator Dr Petra de Bruijn in which she gives a historical overview of the development of Islamic Studies in the Netherlands. After this introduction, NISIS board members or their representatives  from the nine different Dutch universities participating in NISIS will introduce the expertise, methods and disciplines involved in studying Muslims, Muslim societies and Islam in the broadest sense of the word at their university.

NISIS junior members can gain 1 EC for their succesful participation in this course. The course requirements can be found in the course description. 

Application

This course is open to NISIS junior members. Please register for this course by sending an email to nisis@hum.leidenuniv.nl before Tuesday 18 April 2017.
Research master students and PhD students who are not NISIS members are also welcome to participate in this course. Students who are members of another research school are also eligible to gain 1 EC. Students who are not members of a research school may attend  this course as listeners (which implies full participation, but no EC can be gained). Please apply by sending an email to nisis@hum.leidenuniv.nl before Tuesday 18 April 2017.

Programme

The programme will start at 10.30 in Vrieshof 2/ room 002. For further details please see the programme of this course.

Preparation

Participants need to read the prescribed literature in advance, which can be found in the course description. Partcipants are also required to prepare reading notes, which should be handed in to nisis@hum.leidenuniv.nl before Thursday 20 April 2017, 09.00 hours.

Requirements reading notes (for those who wish to earn 1 EC)
You are required to write a reading report of 200/250 words per article in which you highlight the main points, research question, argument and conclusion of each article. At the end of your reading report please formulate a discussion question, for input for the discussion on the literature on the day itself.

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