The NCEIS Research Papers are peer-reviewed online publications, designed to disseminate widely some of the most recent research on Islam.
The National Centre for Contemporary Islamic Studies Research Papers are multidisciplinary publications and promote vigorous and original research on various aspects of Islam and Muslim affairs. The range of topics covered is diverse and represents the breadth of research excellence in the field.
Research paper submissions are blind-refereed by two or more expert readers for originality, conceptual contribution, structural integrity, and factual accuracy. The recommendations of the readers will determine editorial decisions.
Submissions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
The following papers are now available for download:
- Vol 5, No 9: Rebecca Barlow and Shahram Akbarzadeh, Beyond repair: Ruptures in the foundations of the Islamic Republic of Iran (285kb pdf) NEW
- Vol 5, No 8: Halim Rane and Bridget Minogue, Turkey's Role in the Diffusion of Democracy in the MENA Region (295kb pdf)
- Vol 4, No 7: Stephan de Vries, The Effects and Consequences of U.S. Policy on 'Democratising' Iran (490kb pdf)
- Vol 3, No 6: Peta Stephenson, Home-growing Islam: The Role of Australian Muslim Youth in Intra- and Inter-Cultural (510kb pdf)
- Vol 3, No 5: Mohamed Ibrahim, The Al-Shabab Myth: Notoriety not Popularity (435kb pdf)
- Vol 2, No 4: Riaz Hassan, Social and Economic Conditions of Australian Muslims: Implications for Social Inclusion (240kb pdf)
- Vol 1, No 3: Eeqbal Hassim, The Significance of Qur’anic Verses in the Literature of Ali Ahmad Bakathir (420kb pdf)
- Vol 1, No 2: Benjamin MacQueen, US-Arab Relations in the Era of 'Democracy Promotion' (390kb pdf)
- Vol 1, No 1: Muhammad Kamal, The Meaning of Terrorism: A Philosophical Inquiry (245kb pdf)