Contemporary Islam- Special special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims

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Dr Gabriele Marranci
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As Founding Editor of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life I would like to invite you to submit an abstract for the special issue on Ahmadiyya Muslims. If you are interested in contributing to this special issue, please note that the deadline for the Abstract is 5 September 2012. If your abstract is accepted, I hope to have the actual manuscript to send to the peer-reviewers by 5 February 2013. Manuscripts should follow the format provided in the Contemporary Islam web site The manuscript should be between 8000 and 10000 words (including references and notes)

Some information about COIS: Contemporary Islam (COIS), is an international peer-reviewed journal published by Springier. COIS has an acceptance rate of about 33% (applying to original research papers, so excluding book reviews and special issue papers) It has a very fast "time-to-first-decision" of 53 days on average in 2011, Thousands academic institutions worldwide now offer access to Contemporary Islam and COIS attracts an extremely high number of academics downloaded its articles in 2011 and 2012.
Also according to SCImago Journal Rank ( weighted by the prestige of a journal) COIS has in 2012 a rank of 0.028 which, make it one of he most prestigious in the field.

When you publish with COIS you article is first published online immediately after your final proofs have been accepted.

If you wish to have more information about the journal or the special issue, please contact me or my Assistant Editor, Ms Siobhan Irving (

With regards

Dr Gabriele Marranci