Delfina Serrano is PhD Tenured Researcher at the National High Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) in Madrid (Spain). She focuses on Islamic law and the intellectual history of the pre-modern Islamic west, including the relationship between fiqh and other Islamic religious sciences like kalam and Sufism, but also the relevance of theory and practice of classical Islamic jurisprudence to contemporary Muslim societies. Results of her work have been published in both Spanish and international periodicals and collective volumes (see, and