The first series of the Occasional Papers of the School of Abbasid Studies was an ‘in-house’ publication issued at St. Andrews University under the auspices of the then Director of the School, Dr. D.E.P. Jackson. Between 1990 and 1994 four issues were published, containing a selection of papers presented at the School’s conferences and seminars as well as guest-lectures.Read more
After the revival of the School of Abbasid Studies in 2000, it was decided to resume publication of the Occasional Papers as well, now under the title Abbasid Studies. Occasional Papers of the School of Abbasid Studies. Volumes I and II have been published by Peeters, Leuven, and volume III appeared as a thematic issue of Oriens published by Brill, Leiden.Read more
Now available: JAS 5
The Journal of Abbasid Studies (JAS) is a platform to discuss the political, cultural, social, economic, religious and intellectual life of the Abbasid Caliphate. The JAS 5 Special Issue on ‘Abd al-Qāhir al-Jurjānī is now available. Read more »
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Journal of Abbasid Studies Round Tables provide the opportunity for participants to move outside their areas of specific expertise and challenge established approaches within their field.
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