Islam and Data Science Roundup

The Fourth Islamicate Digital Humanities Conference will be held online on November 18, 2020. The event, which will run between 10:00 am and 12:30 pm (EDT), will feature four presentations and a total of five speakers: Suphan Kirmizialtin (NYU Abu Dhabi), Sofia Tsourlaki (University of London), Ken Chitwood (Freie Universität Berlin), and Mehdy Sedaghat Payam … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Islam and Data Science Roundup

The University of Vienna’s Department of Near Eastern Studies is convening a series of online workshops titled “Digital Humanities and Ottoman Studies” throughout 2020 and early 2021. The lecture series is intended to prepare the participants for the upcoming workshop to be held on February 11-13, 2021.

Islam and Data Science Roundup

In “Islamic Legal Education in the 4.0 Era: Does It Need to Consider Technology?,” (Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Islam, Science and Technology, 2020) authors Windy Triana and Khamami Zada use legal education in the Faculty of Sharia and Law of State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah (Jakarta) as a case study. Using survey … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Islam and Data Science Roundup

In their article titled "Early Manuscripts of Quran Through Data of Hijazi Calligraphy and Archaeological Evidence" (Journal of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists 5, no. 1 (2020)), Adnan Mohammed Al-shareef and Yasser Ismail Abdul Salam take a closer look at five of the earliest manuscripts of the Qur'ān. Drawing on "the data of Hijazi … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Ioannis Glinavos's "Hagia Sophia at ICSID? The Limits of Sovereign Discretion" ((July 29, 2020), SSRN) looks at the recent conversion of the Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque (which the Islamic Law Blog extensively covered) from an international investment law angle. The author argues that there might be a violation of the bilateral investment treaty … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup