Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Quoted in an article appearing in the Wall Street Journal titled "Vienna Shooting Suspect Had Previous Terrorism Conviction," past Program in Islamic Law fellow and professor of Islamic law at Vienna University Ebrahim Afsah takes issue with state interventions across Europe to "stop the spread of Islamism." Afsah contends that European states create counterproductive results … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Comparing Waqf and Western Landed Trusts

SHARIAsource Policy Fellow Ebrahim Afsah presented his current research to a group of twenty students and scholars during his April 10th ILSP: SHARIAsource Lunch Talk entitled “Comparing Waqf and Western Landed Trusts.” His discussion compared the development of Western institutions, in particular universities and research centers, to the development of analogous institutions in Islamic countries. … Continue reading SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Comparing Waqf and Western Landed Trusts

SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Islamic Challenges to the Universality of International Law

SHARIAsource Policy Fellow Ebrahim Afsah presented to a group of twenty-five students and scholars on “Islamic Challenges to the Universality of International Law” during the March 27th ILSP: SHARIAsource Lunch Talk. He critically examined both the historical contribution of Islamic law to the regulation of international relations and whether relations with and between Islamic nations … Continue reading SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Islamic Challenges to the Universality of International Law