Message from the President

Founded in April 2010, AALIMS reached a milestone at its third anniversary. As a sign of becoming an established organization, we have experienced our first “change of the guard.” 

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Upcoming Conferences

Graduate Student Workshop

Date: April 5, 2013

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Presentations: View presenters and their papers

Location: Baker Institute of Public Policy, Rice University


This workshop provided a forum for graduate students writing dissertations on Islam or the Muslim world. It featured selected students who presented work in progress to an audience consisting of both faculty and graduate students. The event also provided opportunities for graduate students in the field to meet one another as well as established scholars. AALIMS plans to organize graduate student workshops periodically at various locations.


Cihan Artunc (Yale University)

The Protégé System and Beratlı Merchants in the Ottoman Empire: The Price of Legal Institutions

Adi Greif (Yale University)

Comparative Colonization and Gender Equality

Mike Hoffman (Princeton University)

Religion in the Arab Spring: Between Two Competing Narratives

Muhammad Farhan Majid (University of California at Riverside)

The Persistent Effects of in Utero Nutrition Shocks over the Life Cycle: Evidence from Ramadan Fasting in Indonesia

Melina Platas (Stanford University)

Muslim Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mark Westcott (University of Munich)

Muslims and Minorities: Religion and City Growth in the Ottoman Empire




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