Islamic Legal Canons as Memes

By Intisar Rabb This essay is part of the Islamic Law Blog’s Roundtable on Islamic Legal History & Historiography, edited by Intisar Rabb (Editor-in-Chief) and Mariam Sheibani (Lead Blog Editor), and introduced with a list of further readings in a short post, also by Intisar Rabb: “Methods and Meaning in Islamic Law: Introduction." Introduction* We’ve all … Continue reading Islamic Legal Canons as Memes

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

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Digital Resource Development and the Middle East, French National Centre for Scientific Research (part-time)

Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship (part-time) Start date: 1 September 2020 Duration: Four months Salary range: Ranging from € 2,728 to € 3,881, depending on experience Fellowship Description The report Vers la science ouverte ? La transition numérique et la recherche sur le Moyen-Orient et les mondes musulmans en France (January 2020), produced by GIS Moyen-Orient et … Continue reading Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Digital Resource Development and the Middle East, French National Centre for Scientific Research (part-time)