Journal articles


  • Pennell, C. R. “Digitised, Digital and Static Archives and the Struggles in the Middle East and North Africa,” in Archives and Manuscripts Vol. 47 No. 2, 2019, pp. 242-259
  • Pennell, C.R. “The Algerian State, Islamist Insurgents, and Civilians Caught in Double Jeopardy by the Violence of the Civil War of the 1990s,” in Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence (published online)
  • Kamal, M. “Existence and Essence in Mulla Sadra’s Ontology,” in Philosophy Study Vol. 9 No. 7, 2019, pp. 399-407
  • Saeed, A. “Living in a Religiously Plural Society: A Muslim Perspective on Being Inclusive Today,” in Interreligious Relations Vol. 2, 2019, pp. 1-12


  • Akbar, A. and Saeed, A. “Interpretation and Mutability: Socio-Legal Texts of the Quran; Three Accounts from Contemporary Iran,” in Middle Eastern Studies Vol. 54 No. 3, 2018, pp. 442-458
  • Kamal, M. “Spinoza and the Relativity of Evil in the World,” in Open Journal of Philosophy Vol. 8, 2018, pp. 145-155


  • Abdullah, A. “ضرورة دعم التعليم الإسلامي في الحفاظ على الهوية الثقافية لمسلم غانا لتعزيز التعايش السلمي والتسامح الديني The Need to Support Islamic Education in Preserving the Cultural Identity of Muslims in Ghana to Promote Peaceful Coexistence and Religious Tolerance,” in E-Journal of Arabic Studies & Islamic Civilization Vol. 4, 2017
  • Baxter, K. “Kuwait, Political Violence and the Syrian War," in Australian Journal of International Affairs Vol. 71 No. 2, 2017, pp. 128-145.
  • Kamal, M. “Ibn ‘Arabi and Spinoza on God and the World,” in Open Journal of Philosophy Vol. 7, 2017, pp. 409-421
  • Pennell, C. R. “Can Historians Capture Refugees’ Voices from the Records of their Applications for Asylum?” in Oral History Association of Australia Journal Vol. 39, 2017, pp. 43-54
  • Pennell, C. R. “How and Why to Remember the Rif War (1921-2021),” in Journal of North African Studies Vol. 22 No. 5, 2017, pp. 798-820
  • Pennell, C. R. “Making the Foreign Past Real: Teaching and Assessing Middle Eastern History in Australia,” in Review of Middle East Studies Vol. 51 No. 1, 2017, pp. 40-44
  • Pennell, C. R. and Belkziz, N. “Family Loyalties and Oppression in Morocco and Libya," in Journal of Mediterranean Studies Vol. 26 No. 2, 2017, pp. 125-145
  • Saeed, A. “Making the Islamic Case for Religious Liberty,” in Current Trends in Islamic Ideology Vol. 21, 2017, pp. 24-27


  • Baxter, K. and Davidson, R. “Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Managing a Twenty-First Century Threat,” in Third World Quarterly: Journal of Emerging Areas Vol. 37 No. 8, 2016, pp. 1299-1313
  • Kamal, M. “Avicenna’s Necessary Being,” in Open Journal of Philosophy Vol. 6, 2016, pp. 194-200
  • Saeed, A. “Reading the Qur’an in the Twenty-First Century,” in Oasis: Christians and Muslims in the Global World Year XII Vol. 23, 2016, pp. 14-20
  • Pennell, R. “What is the Significance of the Title ‘Amir al-Mu’minin?’” in The Journal of North African Studies Vol. 21 No. 4, 2016, pp. 623-644


  • Baxter, K. and Simpson, K. “The US-Saudi Relationship – A Review of Recent History,” in Global Change, Peace & Security Vol. 27 No. 2, 2015, pp. 139-151
  • Kamal, M. “Sadra’s Doctrine of Substantial Change,” in Ishraq Vol. 1 No. 2, 2015, pp. 126-136
  • Pennell, R. and Saeed, A. “Words into Texts: Justice Politics and the Written Record at a Trial in Tunis in 1844,” in Islamic Law and Society Vol. 22 No. 4, 2015, pp. 375-412