Encyclopaedia of Islam Three


Appears in four substantial parts each year, both online and in print. Includes comprehensive coverage of Islam in the twentieth century, attention to Muslim minorities all over the world, full attention to social science as well as humanistic perspectives.




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Ancient Iran Series Added to Brill’s Publishing Portfolio

As part of their growing portfolio in Middle East and Islamic Studies, Brill has signed an agreement for the take-over of the book series Ancient Iran Series. With its coverage of ancient, pre-, and early-Islamic Iran, this book series complements other book series with a more modern focus on this geographical area, as well as the various other journals and encyclopaedias Brill publishes in this field.

New: Philosophy in the Islamic World

Devoted to the history of philosophy in the realms of Islam, the first part of this four volume reference work focuses on the eighth to tenth centuries.

Now Available: Brockelmann in English Online

This online publication is the English translation of Brockelmann's famous Geschichte der Arabischen Litteratur (GAL).


Acquisitions Editors

Maurits van den Boogert

Encyclopaedia of Islam, Manuscripts and Printing, Jews and Christians in the Islamic World, Ottoman and Turkish Studies, Primary Sources, Text Editions Online


Nicolette van der Hoek

Islamic Law, Modern Middle East, Women and Gender Studies, Sufi Studies/Mysticism


Kathy van Vliet-Leigh

History, Philology, Art & Architecture, Literature, Russia/Eurasia & Islam, Iran & Persian Studies


Abdurraouf Oueslati

Islamic Philosophy, Theology, Science, Intellectual history, Philology, Handbooks, Kurdish Studies, Arabic language publications


Joed Elich

Maghrib Studies, Qur’anic Studies, Islamic Philosophy, Index Islamicus, Islam & Asia