Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Thinking about the medieval state from a Moroccan perspective: Writing The Almoravid Maghrib" (ARC Humanities Press, February 16, 2024), Camilo Gómez-Rivas (University of California … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

::Roundtable:: The Ottoman Land Code in Bulgaria: Selective Interpretations

By Milena B. Methodieva The Ottoman Imperial Land Code of 1858 was one of the major pieces of legislation produced during the Tanzimat (1839-1876), the period of sweeping reforms in … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: The Ottoman Land Code in Bulgaria: Selective Interpretations

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Sharia and Human Rights Law in the Constitutional Framework of Gulf States" (Human Rights Quarterly 46, no. 1 (2024)), Eleni Polymenopoulou (Hamad Bin Khalifa University) … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Against Impossibility

By Ovamir Anjum The conviction that the sharīʿa has been slain by modernity could be read as the resuscitation of the early classical debate on the sharīʿa’s fatigue. Yet it … Continue reading Against Impossibility

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Legal experts have commented on the new Civil Transactions Law of Saudi Arabia: "The Civil Transactions Law in Saudi Arabia codifies principles of Sharia and … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Analysis of the Islamic Law and its Compatibility with Artificial Intelligence as a Emerging Challenge of the Modern World" (Annals of Human and Social … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United Nations said Thursday it was deeply concerned about recent arrests and detentions of women and girls by Afghanistan's Taliban authorities for alleged non-compliance … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The United States and human rights defenders [...] renewed a call for Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban to allow female students to return to universities and ensure … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Denmark’s parliament adopt[ed] a law making it illegal to burn the Quran or other religious texts." "Due to the Taliban’s intense interpretation of Islamic law … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS A Nigerian woman has been jailed for blasphemy for 18 months over WhatsApp message that criticized a mob action against another person accused of having … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup