CONTRIBUTOR:

Adis Duderija

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Adjunct Lecturer

DEPARTMENT:

Islamic Studies

INSTITUTION:

University of Melbourne

BIOGRAPHY:

Adis Duderija is currently an Adjunct Lecturer and Research Associate at the University of Melbourne, Islamic Studies. From 2013-2016 he was a Visiting Senior Lecturer at the University Malaya, Gender Studies. He received his Ph.D in 2010 from the University of Western Australia in 2011. His research interests include contemporary Islamic hermeneutics, Islam and gender, Islamic and the religious other, progressive Islam, neo-traditional Salafism, contemporary Muslim reformist thought and the role of religion in western Muslims' identity construction. He is the author of Constructing Religiously Ideal ‘Believer’ and ‘Muslim Woman’ Concepts: Neo-Traditional Salafi and Progressive Muslim Methods of Interpretation (Manahij), Palgrave, 2011,and the editor of Maqasid Al Shari’ah and Contemporary Muslim Reformist Thought, Palgrave, 2014 and The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law: The Search for a Sound Hadith, Palgrave 2015. His forthcoming book The Imperatives of Progressive Islam will be published by Routledge in 2017. He is the author of numerous academic articles, book chapters and encyclopedia entries.