Schedule Posted! IQSA 2024 in London

Schedule Posted! IQSA 2024 in London

IQSA is excited to announce the schedule for this year’s Annual Conference hosted by the Institute of Ismaili Studies at the Aga Khan Centre in King’s Cross, London. The conference will take place in-person only from July 15-18, 2024.

Find the full schedule at Save abstracts of presentations you want to attend by clicking on the bookmark icon after logging in.

Registration for the conference is now open! Please book as soon as possible to lock in the best possible rates, which will increase in the coming weeks. Select accommodations must be reserved on the registration form, so remember to visit the accommodations page prior to registration.

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On the registration form, you will have the option to express interest in…

1.      Childcare – Please check this box ASAP so IQSA can make arrangements accordingly in London. More details to follow.

2.      Aga Khan Centre Tours – Building tours will be scheduled during lunch breaks every day of the conference. Please indicate your day of interest on the form. Availability is limited.

3.      Graduate Student Luncheon – This is a valuable opportunity for graduate students and emerging scholars to mingle with established experts in Qur’anic studies in a more relaxed setting with a light lunch in a semi-private dining area. Please indicate whether you want to participate as a mentor or early career scholar. Availability is limited.

Need to update your registration? You can make changes by following these instructions.

Please note that all travel grants have been awarded at this time. The Call for Papers has also closed.

Official letters of invitation to support visa applications are available. Please email with your full name and address, in addition to any other details you require.

A friendly reminder that IQSA membership is required to attend the conference. Register at and receive one full year of benefits, including conference attendance in London and San Diego, access to IQSA publications, professional development opportunities, and more.

Questions? We are here to help! Please direct all inquiries to

We look forward to seeing you in London!

Program Now Available! IQSA 2022 Annual Meeting in Palermo

The program is now available for the International Qur’anic Studies Association’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Palermo, Italy from September 5-7, 2022!

Hosted by the Giorgio La Pira Library and Research Centre, this program features Keynote Lectures by Roberto Tottoli (University of Naples L’Orientale), Johanna Pink (University of Freiburg), and Fred Donner (University of Chicago), in addition to a variety of panels, performances, receptions, and tours. 
Participants are required to register for the conference online.
Conference registration fees are structured as follows:
  • Registration by the end of June: 140 $
  • Registration by the end of July: 180 $
  • Registration in August and September: 220 $

Students and residents of the Global South will receive 50% discount on the proposed fees.

View the event registration page

FSCIRE (La Pira Library), will offer travel grants up to € 500 to students, PhD students, post-docs, and scholars participating in the conference to cover travel, accommodation and subsistence costs and conference fees. The grants are also accessible to those who would like to attend the meeting as auditors, i.e., without offering a conference paper.

If you require further information, please contact Alba Fedeli ( and Devin Stewart ( Any other questions concerning practicalities of the conference in Palermo should be addressed to Francesca Badini ( and concerning registration and payment should go to


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View the 2021 IQSA Annual Meeting Program Book!

The 2021 IQSA Annual Meeting is just 4 days away! Find all the IQSA sessions, meetings, messages from sponsors, and events in the 2021 Program Book, now available online at this link

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In addition, don’t forget to prepare for the meeting ahead of time!

  • Have you downloaded the Virtual Meetings planner yet? If not, please follow the instructions here.
  • Don’t want to download the app, but would prefer to use your desktop? Please go here.
  • To log into the planner you’ll need the last name used with your registration and your reference number.
  • Whether you’re attending in person or virtually, IQSA wants to see your photos and hear your thoughts! Use #IQSA21 and tag @iqsaweb 

Questions? Email We look forward to seeing you at IQSA’s 15th Annual Meeting!

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Virtual Tools: IQSA Annual Meeting 2021

IQSA looks forward to gathering next week both in person and virtually to convene its 15th Annual Meeting held in conjunction with the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion. For those participants joining us virtually, please find important information about online tools and technical support below:

The mobile app and online planner are now available!


Using the mobile app or interactive web version of the virtual planner will allow you to easily access event sessions, speakers, exhibitors, and organizer messages for the 2021 IQSA Annual Meeting. Download the native app to personalize your schedule, take notes, share contacts, and more! To log into the Virtual Annual Meetings Platform, you will use your registration Reference Number as your username, and your last name as your password.

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Download on the Apple App Store

Get it on Google Play

Information and instructions for specific meeting roles:

Need technical assistance? Contact the help desks at or In addition, find FAQs regarding the Annual Meeting platforms here.

Find the full IQSA schedule of events and reports on the IQSA Annual Meeting Program Book & Annual Report.

We look forward to see you on screen or in person next week!

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Schedule of Events: IQSA 2020

The Virtual Annual Meeting of the International Qur’anic Studies Association is only one short month away! From November 30 to December 10, scholars from over a dozen countries and universities across the globe will meet to share their scholarship in 9 different panels. Registration is still open for this meeting held in conjunction with the SBL/AAR Annual Meetings in a new virtual format. You can save on the forthcoming registration fee by joining IQSA and registering for the Annual Meetings as an Affiliate Member HERE. 

For a sneak peak of the panel themes, presenters, and paper topics, view the 2020 IQSA Schedule online. We look forward to seeing many of our IQSA colleagues, affiliates, and friends in this unprecedented virtual gathering!

San Diego Program Now Available

Copy of 2019 AM smallThe conference schedule for IQSA’s 2019 Annual Meeting in San Diego held in conjunction with the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion is now available online! Click here for details on presenters, panels, sessions, and abstracts.

Remember that you can save on the registration fee by joining IQSA and registering for the Annual Meetings as an Affiliate Member HERE. Reserve your spot before rates increase on May 23rd! To become an IQSA member click HERE. For more information on the Annual Meeting, including FAQ’s, visit this page. We hope to see you in San Diego!


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