Institute of Social Sciences & Development, B-2, Usman Plaza, Block 3, Gulshan e Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan.


  • Qur'anic Studies
    Islamic Law
    Islamic Thought and Literature
    Christian-Muslim Relations: Past, Present & Future
    Women and Islam
    Islam and Peace
    Islamic Art and Architecture
    Islamic Civilization
    Islamic Mysticism
    Islam and Politics

However authors are not only restricted to above mention areas.
They can send their paper related to any area of Religion & Theology if not mentioned above.


AFKĀR Research Journal of Islamic Studies aims to promote scholarly research on contemporary issues and complexities of modern day world in addition to the orthodox approach of research.

The journal is dedicated to the scholarly study of all aspects of Islam and of the Islamic world. It seeks to publish articles that identify, explore, extend and unify Islamic Knowledge pertaining to Quranic Science, Ḥadith Sciences, Islamic Law, Islamic History, Sufism, Shariah & Law, Social Sciences, Economics, Politics, Islamic Culture and Civilizations, Comparative Religions and other related disciplines. The journal is committed to the publication of original research on Islam as culture and civilization. It particularly welcomes work of an interdisciplinary nature that brings together history, religion, politics, culture and law. The Journal has a special focus on contemporary Islamic Thought.

AFKĀR welcomes all the research papers having strong potential significance to Islam and Social Sciences.