The Journal of al-Muqaddimah is a compilation of postgraduates and researchers papers in an online journal. Papers and essays come entirely from research-based results and academic activities. Our aim is to encourage students to pursue their passion to history by providing them a chance to become published historians. Online editions of this journal are published twice a years (June and December). The Journal of al-Muqaddimah is a refereed journal and aims to promote genuine research in the field of Islamic civilization studies. The multi-disciplinary nature of this journal includes the following fields: Islamic history, Islamic education, Islamic literature, Islamic arts and so many others. The journal also is interested in theories relevant to these disciplines. Thus, the journal presents itself to a wide readership interested in Islamic studies. Our publication will cover articles, reviews of books and short articles on recent issues relevant to the theme of each issue. The working languages will be Malay, English and Arabic. This Journal seeks to make a strong link between scholarly work published in Malay, Arabic and English; hence the latter seems to be dominant over the former. Therefore, we welcome contributors from any historical and islamic studies backgrounds. Other special events and issues will be announced on the e-journal website. The website itself will be a forum for academic discussions related to theme of the e-journal. The editorial board includes several scholars representing different universities in Malaysia, Sout-East Asia and Middle East.
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
1. The paper should be either in Malay, English or Arabic language.
2. The paper should not exceed 7,000 words, excluding the footnotes.
3. The paper should be typed using only Times New Roman font size 12 (size 16 for Arabic) while Traditional Arabic font should be used for Arabic or Jawi characters.
4. The paper should be submitted with brief information about the author(s), namely full name(s) highest academic achievement, attachment to any scholarly institution or organisation and e-mail. Please named this file as TITLE PAGE.
5. The FULL PAPER should be supplemented with (a) titles; (b) abstracts not exceeding 150 words and; (c) keywords not exceeding seven terms. Both Malay and Arabic paper MUST provide Title, Abstract, Keywords in English. For Arabic paper, the References must be Romanized (transliteration).
6. The paper should be scholarly type of paper, which follow academic style of writing (journal format).