Institute of Social Sciences & Development, RS 46, 3rd Floor, Govt. Teacher's Housing Society, Karachi, Pakistan.


  • Qur'anic Studies
    Sufi Literature
    Islamic Philosophy
    Islamic Law
    Early Islamic Historiography
    Islamic History and Society
    Islamic Thought and Literature
    Islamic Origins
    Islamic Poetry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: Past, Present & Future
    Women and Islam
    Islam and Peace
    Women in the Ancient & Modern World
    Islamic Art and Architecture
    Islamic Civilization
    Muslim Societies
    Islamic Mysticism
    Science & Civilization in Islam
    Islam and Politics
    Islamic Philosophy & Theology
    Islamic Law
    Poetics in Arab Literature
    Poetics in Persian Literature
    Indo-Islamic Civilization
    Islam in South Asia
    Arab Women's Literature

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.