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“Review of Faiz Ahmed, Afghanistan Rising. Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires, Harvard UP, 2017” Die Welt des Islams, 59 (2019): 99–102

“Compte Rendu de Shahab Ahmed, What is Islam? The Importance of Being Islamic, Princeton University Press, 2015”

Annales HSS, 72,4 (2018): 1161–1164 (in French)


“Review of Mona Hassan, Longing for the Lost Caliphate. A Transregional History, and of Hugh Kennedy, The Caliphate”

Bulletin of SOAS, 81,2 (2018): 347–350

“Review of Johannes Rosenbaum, Die Islamische Ehe in Südasien: zeitgenössische Diskurse zwischen Recht, Ethik und Etikette” Islamic Law and Society 25 (2018): 311–317

“Review of Andreas Rieck, The Shias of Pakistan: An Assertive and Beleaguered Minority”

Comparative Islamic Studies 11,2 (2018): 241–244


“Review of Elvire Corboz, Guardians of Shi'ism: Sacred Authority and Transnational Family Networks”

Review of Middle East Studies, 51,2 (2017): 275–278


“Review of Michael Farquhar, Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission”

Mission,” Bulletin of SOAS 80,2 (2017): 382–384


“Review of Seema Alavi, Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire” Die Welt des Islams 57 (2017): 223–226


“Review of Raihan Ismail, Saudi Clerics and Shīʿa Islam”

Bulletin of SOAS, 79,3 (2016): 657–658


“Review of Denis Hermann, Kirmānī Shaykhism and the ijtihād. A Study of Abū al-Qāsim Khān Ibrāhīmī's Ijtihād wa taqlīd”

Bulletin of SOAS, 79,2 (2016): 423–424


“Review of Masooda Bano, The Rational Believer. Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan”

Contemporary Islam, 9,3 (2015): 393–397


“Review of Naveeda Khan, Muslim Becoming. Aspiration and Skepticism in Pakistan” Contemporary Islam, 9,1 (2015): 123–125


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