Afkar Journal: Islamic & Civilization Studies is a multi-disciplinary publication dedicated to the comprehensive scholarly exploration of Islam and the Islamic world. This journal focuses on various aspects, including history, geography, political science, economics, anthropology, sociology, law, literature, religion, philosophy, international relations, environmental and developmental issues, as well as ethical considerations in scientific research. The primary goal of Afkar Journal is to place Islam and the Islamic tradition at the forefront of academic inquiry, encouraging an in-depth examination of its manifold facets. By serving as a platform for the global study of Islam and Muslim societies, the journal promotes interdisciplinary research that spans national and comparative boundaries. Additionally, Afkar Journal facilitates the dissemination, exchange, and discussion of research findings, fostering interaction among scholars from diverse academic traditions.

Vol. 1 No. 1 (2024): January

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Journal Scope: Afkar Journal - Islamic & Civilization Studies

Thematic Areas:

A. History

1. Historical Perspectives on Islam

2. Islamic Civilization Studies

B. Geography

1. Geopolitical Considerations

2. Cultural Geography of the Islamic World

C. Political Science

1. Governance and Political Systems

2. Political Developments in Muslim Societies

D. Economics

1. Islamic Economics and Finance

2. Economic Challenges and Opportunities in Muslim Communities

E. Anthropology and Sociology

1. Social Structures and Dynamics

2. Cultural Anthropology of Muslim Societies

F. Law

1. Islamic Jurisprudence

2. Legal Systems in Muslim-majority Countries

G. Literature

1. Literary Traditions in Islam

2. Contemporary Islamic Literature

H. Religion

1. Theological Studies

2. Comparative Religion

I. Philosophy

1. Islamic Philosophy

2. Philosophical Thought in Muslim Societies

J. International Relations

1. Diplomacy and International Cooperation

2. Global Interactions Involving Islamic Nations

K. Environmental and Developmental Issues

1. Environmental Ethics in Islam

2. Sustainable Development in Islamic Contexts

L. Ethical Considerations in Scientific Research

1. Bioethics in Islamic Perspective

2. Ethical Guidelines for Scientific Inquiry