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Exeter Critical Gulf Studies

Sadik Al-Azm: Secularism,

Sadik Al-Azm: Critique
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GERLACH PRESS is the publishing division of GERLACH BOOKS, a business founded in Berlin in 1997 supplying specialist academic publications to customers in 82 countries.


At a time when the Middle East and Islam play an ever increasing role in geopolitics and within societies of both East and West, Gerlach Press offers a highly topical and cutting edge publishing programme on international and current affairs, economics, social, theological and philosophical issues related to the Middle East and the Gulf states in particular, as well as in the field of Islamic and Quranic studies.

Print & Electronic

In essence, Gerlach Press's model is the publication of peer-reviewed scholarship using the opportunities and benefits of digital technology.
All publications are published both electronically (as eBooks through JSTOR, Ebook Central by Proquest, and EBSCOhost) and in highest hardbound print quality ("Made in Germany").

Focus & Dedication

The founder and managing director of Gerlach Press, Kai-Henning Gerlach, took his MA in Islamic Studies at Freie Universität Berlin; his thesis on Sadik Al-Azm’s book Critique of Religious Thought was under the supervision of Professor Baber Johansen. He has since been a specialist in Middle East and Islamic Studies both as a bookseller and as a publisher for more than 20 years.

Bureaucracy-Free & Speedy

Gerlach Press offer bureaucracy-free publishing and are very fast: Production takes four to six months from receipt of the complete manuscript.

Worldwide Marketing & Sales

The core of our marketing activities is our in-house database of scholars, libraries, and institutions. This is our direct route to specialists around the globe.
Gerlach Press is represented in all key markets of North America, Europe and Asia and has distribution and stockholding arrangements in all relevant countries. For details please go to Distribution Network!

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IN 2020/2021

BRAIS Conference
Agha Khan University, London, UK
>>> POSTPONED (new dates tba)

JAMES Conference
(represented by MHM Limited, Tokyo)
J. F. Oberlin University, Tokyo, Japan
16-17 May 2020

MELCom International
University of Marburg, Germany
26-28 May 2020

Exeter Gulf Conference
University of Exeter, UK
20-22 June 2020

University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
29 June-1 July 2020

Union Européenne
des Arabisants et Islamisants
University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
13-16 July 2020

27th DAVO Congress
University of Osnabrück, Germany
24-26 Sept 2020

MELA - Middle East Librarian Meeting
George Washington University
Washington DC, USA
8-10 Oct 2020

MESA Annual Meeting
(represented by ISD)
Washington DC, USA
10-13 Oct 2020

Frankfurter Buchmesse
Frankfurt, Germany
14-18 Oct 2020

Abu Dhabi Book Fair
(represented by Dar Kreidieh)
Abu Dhabi, UAE
23-29 May 2021