Waikato Islamic Studies Review

Publication Guidelines, Submission Format and Process

The Waikato Islamic Studies Review aims to attract new researchers and established scholars interested in the subject of Islam as an academic discipline and to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange information and knowledge on new research in the form of a ‘working paper’ publication.

The Waikato Islamic Studies Review invites submissions on any topic or theme, including religion, philosophy, history, politics, sociology, culture, and law, within the broad field of studies on Islam and Muslim societies. Submissions of a theological nature may be subject to external peer review prior to acceptance.

All papers must comply with the following requirements and authors are responsible for securing copyright permission to reproduce any figure, table, or text from another source.

  • Papers are to be formatted in Microsoft Office Word, Front: 12 Times New Roman.
  • British English.
  • Maximum of 3000 words for short research notes and 7000 words for research articles.
  • Footnote or Endnote citations (books: author’s name in full, title/subtitle, city, publisher, year. Journal articles: author’s name in full, title/subtitle, Journal, vol./no, (year), page referenced).
  • An abstract & short author note.
  • Honorific titles, phrases and terms are to be excluded in the text.
  • Papers are to be submitted electronically at: [email protected]

The Waikato Islamic Studies Review intends to publish two open-access editions annually (March and September) and is indexed by the National Library of New Zealand Catalogue.

If you are thinking of having your work considered and require any further information, please feel free to contact the chief editor.

Editorial Board

Chief Editor: Dr Erich Kolig. Email: [email protected]

Dr Simon Gray

Dr Mortaza Shams

Abdullah Drury, MPhil