Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Five years ago, while [a Canadian] couple were living in Pakistan, a court granted [them] adoption rights under a Sharia law known as kafala. This … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Islamic Law as Hermeneutic: Developments within Traditionalist Islam in Indonesia" (Southwestern Journal of International Law 29 (2023)), Mark Cammack (Southwestern Law School) "explores the … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In Istanbul, Turkey, the tombs of Islamic religious figures, including Sufi notables, have continued to receive pilgrims seeking divine intervention during the summer. In a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

The Textual Landscapes of Ḥanafī Eurasia: South Asian Scholarship in Turkish Print Collections (Part 2 of 2)

By Sohaib Baig In the previous essay, I explored the transmission of South Asian Muslim scholarship to the Ottoman Empire by analyzing contemporary holdings of Turkish manuscript collections. In this … Continue reading The Textual Landscapes of Ḥanafī Eurasia: South Asian Scholarship in Turkish Print Collections (Part 2 of 2)

The Textual Landscapes of Ḥanafī Eurasia: South Asian Scholarship in Turkish Manuscript Collections (Part 1 of 2)

By Sohaib Baig In the previous essay, I provided an overview of contemporary print collections for Islamic law in North American libraries. In the next two essays, I shift focus … Continue reading The Textual Landscapes of Ḥanafī Eurasia: South Asian Scholarship in Turkish Manuscript Collections (Part 1 of 2)

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "Human Rights Norms from Below" (Yale Journal of International Law 48, no. 1 (2023)), Adnan A. Zulfiqar (Rutgers Law School) "argues that effective promotion … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS In the wake of the current war, in a recent statement, the vice president of a Russian-owned bank argued that Russian interest in Islamic finance … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Singapore, invoking the Internal Security Act, detained two people it considered to have "self-radicalized" by listening to speeches and statements made by Ismail Menk, "a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "Eid al-Adha is marked by special prayers and feasts and follows Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of Ramadan." For many American Muslims, eid celebrations … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News Roundup

ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated a madrasa at Ayasofya, two years after the site was converted into a mosque. For more content and context … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup