Ferağ bi’l-vefa (transfer with resumption) and mortgage of miri (state-owned) land in seventeenth-century fatwās

By Fatma Gül Karagöz* This is the second essay in a series of essays entitled "When usufruct became a credit source: The contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)." … Continue reading Ferağ bi’l-vefa (transfer with resumption) and mortgage of miri (state-owned) land in seventeenth-century fatwās

Introduction: How to interpret the contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)?

By Fatma Gül Karagöz* This is the first essay in a series of essays entitled "When usufruct became a credit source: The contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)." … Continue reading Introduction: How to interpret the contract of the transfer with resumption (ferağ bi’l-vefa)?

::Roundtable:: When Ottoman Land Law became Greek Law: The case of a land sale in Attica

By Fatma Gül Karagöz* In 1831, Halil Bey and his brothers sold a plot of land in Attica to Count Baggiari, an Italian, therefore at that time a subject of … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: When Ottoman Land Law became Greek Law: The case of a land sale in Attica

::Roundtable:: Transformation and Adaptation of Ottoman Land Law in 19th-Century Successor States

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By Fatma Gül Karagöz* What happens to land and property relations when a new administration obtains the dominion of a territory? I became interested in this question a couple of … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: Transformation and Adaptation of Ottoman Land Law in 19th-Century Successor States

Islamic Law Speaker Series: “The Transition of Ottoman Land Law: Theory and Practice between 16th-18th Centuries” with Fatma Gul Karagoz, Program in Islamic Law, April 9, 2024 @ 12:30 – 1:30 pm

Islamic Law Speaker Series:: Fatma Gül Karagöz (2023-2024 PIL-LC Fellow) The Transition of Ottoman Land Law: Theory and Practice between 16th-18th Centuries This event will take place via Zoom.  The … Continue reading Islamic Law Speaker Series: “The Transition of Ottoman Land Law: Theory and Practice between 16th-18th Centuries” with Fatma Gul Karagoz, Program in Islamic Law, April 9, 2024 @ 12:30 – 1:30 pm