The International Qur’anic Studies Association (IQSA) is a learned society dedicated to the study of the Qur’an. IQSA holds conferences around the world and publishes cutting-edge research and scholarship. The IQSA community and its partners include scholars, students, publishers, and members of the public. Visit IQSA's website for more information about our mission, membership, and leadership.
The International Institute of Qur’anic Studies (IIQS), which was co-founded by H.E. Kyai Haji Abdurrahman Wahid and Dr. Syafi’i Ma’arif, explores the intersection between modern scholarship and the study of the Qur’an in Indonesia. The institute belongs to the organization LibForAll, chaired by Holland Taylor, and has worked with the late Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd (d. 2010).
The American Academy of Religion (AAR) is a learned society and professional association of teachers and research scholars. The American Academy of Religion has about 9,000 members who teach in some 900 colleges, universities, seminaries, and schools in North America and abroad. The Academy is dedicated to furthering knowledge of religion and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. This is accomplished through Academy-wide and regional conferences and meetings, publications, programs, and membership services.