Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In "The ICC and Traditional Islamic Legal Scholarship: Analysing the War Crimes Against Civilians" (in International Criminal Law: A Counter-Hegemonic Project, 2022), Fajri Matahati Muhammadin (Universitas Gadjah Mada) and Ahmad Sadzali (Universitas Islam Indonesia) argue that "if Islamic law has prescribed criminalization for international crimes up to a standard which … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Looking Back and Looking Forward: Conclusion to the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law”

By Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu, with contributions from Hadi Qazwini On November 1, 2022, Professors Intisar Rabb (Harvard University) and Umut Özsu (Carleton University) convened a live Roundtable webinar that brought together experts in Islamic history and international law. The live webinar accompanied this Blog’s online Roundtable, which featured essays each week in November and … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Looking Back and Looking Forward: Conclusion to the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law”

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Diplomacy in the Medieval Islamic World” by Malika Dekkiche

Summarized by Rami Koujah This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Malika Dekkiche's contribution titled "Diplomacy in the Medieval Islamic World" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. Malika Dekkiche’s chapter provides … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Diplomacy in the Medieval Islamic World” by Malika Dekkiche

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Ottoman Empire: War and Peace” by Will Smiley and Aimee Genell

Summarized by Hadi Qazwini This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Will Smiley and Aimee Genell's and contribution titled "Ottoman Empire: War and Peace" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. Will … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Ottoman Empire: War and Peace” by Will Smiley and Aimee Genell

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Maqasid Al-Shari'ah as Philosophy of Islamic Law: A Systems Approach (The International Institute of Islamic Thought 2022), Jasser Auda (Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics, Qatar) proposes a new theory to categorize theories for Islamic law. In "A seat at the table: Islamic laws neglected potential in universalising … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “An Overview of Islamic International Law” by Mohammad Fadel

By Mohammad Fadel This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Mohammad Fadel's contribution titled "An Overview of Islamic International Law" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. My chapter attempts to set … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “An Overview of Islamic International Law” by Mohammad Fadel

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Territory and Jurisdiction” by Adnan A. Zulfiqar

By Adnan A. Zulfiqar This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Adnan A. Zulfiqar's contribution titled "Territory and Jurisdiction" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. This essay explores features of territory … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Territory and Jurisdiction” by Adnan A. Zulfiqar

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “War and Peace in the Medieval Islamic World, 622–1453” by Suleiman A. Mourad

By Suleiman Mourad This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Suleiman Mourad's contribution titled "War and Peace in the Medieval Islamic World, 622–1453" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. The study … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “War and Peace in the Medieval Islamic World, 622–1453” by Suleiman A. Mourad

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Ottoman Empire and Eurocentric Law of Nations” by Cemil Aydin

Summarized by Cem Tecimer This post is part of the Roundtable on the History of Islamic International Law.  It is a summary of Cemil Aydin's contribution titled "Ottoman Empire and Eurocentric Law of Nations" to volume eight of the Cambridge History of International Law series, co-edited by Intisar Rabb and Umut Özsu. Cemil Aydin’s chapter … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law: “Ottoman Empire and Eurocentric Law of Nations” by Cemil Aydin

::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law

By Intisar Rabb & Umut Özsu What do we know about the history of international law in the Islamic world? We asked a select group of historians and legal scholars to explore this understudied field of history, as part of the Cambridge History of International Law series. As editors of volume eight of that series, … Continue reading ::Roundtable:: History of Islamic International Law