Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society
LUCIS’ research on Islam and society is guided by three overarching themes, which are fundamental to our research programmes.
Unity and Diversity: Negotiating Islam
This theme centres around the question how individuals, groups and societies in different areas and throughout history have decided what it means to be Muslim. Read more.
Interpreting Islam from Inside and Outside
This theme addresses how knowledge about Islam has been produced and transmitted within and outside the tradition. Read more.