(By last name of first author: books, articles, short pieces)

Books, edited volumes, special issues, and films

McBrien, Julie, 2017, From Belonging to Belief: Modern secularisms and the construction of religion in Kyrgyzstan. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press.


Moors, Annelies, 2018, co-editor, Special Issue Non-state registered marriages, The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7, 3, (with Rajnaara Akhtar and Rebecca Probyn).

Moors, Annelies, 2018, co-editor, Special Issue Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations, Sociology of Islam 6, 3 (with Rajnaara Akhtar and Rebecca Probyn).

Moors, Annelies, 2014, Waarom vrouwen ‘islamitische huwelijken’ aangaan. Wetgeving, seksualiteit en islam in Nederland en daarbuiten. Utrecht: FORUM Verkenningen. 2014 forum islamitische huwelijken


Vroon-Najem and Wendy van den Wilgenburg, 2018, Trouwen voor Allah. Persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen. Documentary, 50 min.


Articles in academic journals and edited volumes

Alloul, Jaafar (forthcoming, 2019) ‘Can the Muhajir Speak? European Syria Fighters & the Digital Un/Making of Home’, in: de Koning, M., Fadil, N. & Ragazzi, F. (eds.) Narratives of De/Radicalisation: Critical Approaches from Belgium and the Netherlands. 2019 (I.B. Tauris).


Akhtar, Rajnaara, Rebecca Probyn, and Annelies Moors, 2018, ‘Informal Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 8, 3,

Akhtar, Rajnaara, Rebecca Probyn and Annelies Moors, eds, 2018, Special Issue Non-state registered marriages. Introduction: Informal Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations, The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7, 3: 367-75

Akhtar, Rajnaara, 2018, ‘Modern Traditions in Muslim Marriage Practices, Exploring English Narratives’, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7, 3: 427-454.


Kisch, Shifra, under review, ‘Conversion as a gift: Palestinian Bedouin grooms and Romanian brides,’ Submitted to Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology.


Kolman, Iris (2018) Beyond Non-Registration: Women Opting for Cohabitation in Tunis. Sociology of Islam, 6: 381- 400.


McBrien, Julie, under review,‘On Mothers and Daughters-in-law_Structure: Case Study in Context’ in D. Montgomery (ed.), Central Asia in Context: A Thematic Introduction to the Region. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh University Press.


Moors, Annelies and Vanessa Vroon-Najem, forthcoming, ‘Converts, Marriage, and the Dutch Nation-state: Contestations about Muslim Women’s Well-being’, in Marja Tillikainen, Mulki Al-Sharmani, and Sanna Mustasaari (eds.), Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender.  To be published in the series Studies in Migration and Diaspora. Routledge

Moors, Annelies, 2019 forthcoming, ‘No escape: The force of the security frame in academia and beyond’, in Nadia Fadil, Martijn de Koning, and Francesco Ragazzi, eds., Narratives of De/Radicalisation. Critical Approaches from Belgium and the Netherlands. I.B. Tauris.

Moors, Annelies, 2018, ‘Adopting a face-veil, concluding an Islamic marriage: autonomy, agency, and liberal secular rule’,  in Marie-Claire Foblets, Michele Graziadei and Alison Dundes Renteln eds., Personal Autonomy in Plural Societies. A principle and Its Paradoxes. London and New York: Routledge, pp. 127-140. Moors autonomy 17 July 2016 prefinal.

Moors, Annelies, Rajnaara Akhtar and Rebecca Probyn, eds. 2018, ‘Introduction: Contextualizing Islamic religious-only Marriages, Sociology of Islam 6, 3: 263-73

Moors, Annelies, Koning, Martijn de, and Vanessa Vroon-Najem, 2018, Secular Rule and Islamic Ethics. Engaging with Muslim-Only Marriages in the Netherlands, Sociology of Islam, 6, 3: 274-296. 10.1163/22131418-00603002

Moors, Annelies, 2018, Book review of In the Name of Women’s Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism. By Sara R. Farris. Duke University Press, 2017, Journal of the American Academy of Religion.

Moors, Annelies, 2017, ‘On Autoethnography’ Ethnography 18, 1: 387-389, On autoethnography (6 September 2017)

Moors, Annelies, 2013, ‘Unregistered Islamic marriages: Anxieties about sexuality and Islam’, in Maurits Berger (ed.), The Application of Sharia in the West. Leiden University Press, pp. 141-164.


Navest, Aysha, Martijn de Koning, and Annelies Moors, 2016, ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria: Agency beyond the victim versus activist paradigm’, Anthropology Today 32, 2: 22-25.


Nisa, Eva, ‘Marriage Practices: Indonesia’, Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures, ed. by Suad Joseph et al, Brill Reference Online,


Sadegh Ibtisam, (2019) Third Country National. In: Bartolini A., Cippitani R., Colcelli V. (eds) Dictionary of Statuses within EU Law. Springer, Cham.

Sadegh, Ibtisam, and David E. Zammit.  2018, “Legitimizing a Muslim Marriage in Malta: Navigating Legal and Normative Structures.” Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7,3


Shanneik, Yafa, 2017, “Shia Marriage Practices: Karbala as lieux de mémoire in London.” Social Sciences 6,3: 100-14.


Vroon- Najem, Vanessa, ‘Muslim Converts in the Netherlands and the Quest for a “Culture-Free” Islam’. Special Issue ASSR (Archives en Sciences Sociales des Religions), forthcoming.


Zbeidy, Dina, 2018, ‘Marriage Registration among Palestinians and Syrians in Jordan: Debating Identity, Society, and Displacement’,  Sociology of Islam 6, 3:  359-80.


Shorter popularizing pieces and blog posts:

De Koning, Martijn, Annelies Moors en Thijl Sunier, 2018, De institutionalisering van het salafisme. Een bespreking,

De Koning, Martijn, 2017, ‘Muslim marriage in the UK,’Closer blog.

De Koning, Martijn, 2017, ‘Tentoonstelling en documentaire: ‘Trouwen voor Allah – Persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen, ’ Closer blog.

De Koning, Martijn, 2017, ‘Ways of connecting to God’s will’ – Khola Hasan on connecting to nature, women’s issues and sharia council,’ Closer Blog.

De Koning, Martijn, 2016, ‘Undercover Islamic Marriages in the Netherlands,’ Closer blog.

De Koning, Martijn, 2016, ‘Islamic marriages in the Netherlands and refusing to divorce – A wrongful act,’ Closer blog.


Moors Annelies, De Koning, Martijn, 25 July 2017, ‘Kom op Maarten, léés ons artikel!’ JOOP.

Moors, Annelies and Martijn de Koning, 2018, De wetenschap, de NRC en de veiligheidsdiensten.

Moors, Annelies and Martijn de Koning, 2018, ‘Jihadisme aan de Amstel? Sociologisch Magazine 2: 24-26 Sociologisch Magazine 2018 no 2

Moors Annelies, De Koning Martijn, 2017, ‘Een rechtvaardige academische cultuur: vertrouwen, vrijheid en veiligheid voor allen,’ in Closer Blog.


Navest, Aysha, Martijn de Koning and Annelies Moors, 2018, ‘Jihadbruiden? Hoe Nederlandstalige uitreizigsters naar Syrie trouwen, Zemzem 14, 2: 148-158,

Sadegh, Ibtisam, 2019, ‘But where are you really from?’ Reflections of a Maltese Muslim on identity and belonging.

Zbeidy, Dina, 2017, ‘Widowhood, Displacement and Friendships in Jordan,’ Refugee Hosts Blog.


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