CALL FOR PAPERS – Muslim Intellectual History in Mughal South Asia [Conference and Publication]

The ongoing study of Muslim intellectual pursuits in the subcontinent is bringing to light a world far more dynamic than previously believed. The region appears better situated within transregional contexts, and offers intellectual trajectories with reverberations across a range of fields. This conference invites specialists to present research on Muslim intellectual history in Mughal South Asia within the following areas:

1. Philosophy, Theology, and Science

2. Rhetoric, Law, and Scripturalist Disciplines

3. Islamo-Sanskrit Engagements

4. Socio-Intellectual History.

Abstracts of 300-400 words must be submitted by June 23 to Selected applicants will be notified by July 7. The event will be hosted at U.C. Berkeley on October 6-7, 2023, with travel and accommodation covered for visiting presenters. Each participant will have 45 minutes to present (including Q&A). The final articles will be published as a special issue or volume edited by the organizers. The submission deadline for complete articles is March 15, 2024.

For further details see the full call for papers attached below.