Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "The Textual Evolution of the Ottoman Şeyhülislams’ Fetvas: A Cross-Corpora Computational Analysis" (Der Islam 98, no. 2 (2021)), Bogac Ergene (The University of Vermont) and Atabey Kaygun (Istanbul Technical University) "use a mix of computational techniques to identify textual shifts in the Ottoman şeyhülislams’ fetvas between the sixteenth and twentieth centuries." In … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Petitioning the Sultan: Protests and Justice in Late Ottoman Sultan" (Bloomsbury 2021), Yuval Ben-Bassat (University of Haifa) discusses the institution of petitioning the Ottoman sultan, specifically Abdulhamid II, as a legal remedy in Ottoman Palestine. Abhishek Gupta (Indian Law Institute) discusses Indian Muslims' demand for interest-free Islamic banking in … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Islam and Data Science Roundup

The Harvard Digital Scholarship Support Group will host the Digital Teaching Workshop: Tools for Assignments and Activities on August 27, 2021 at 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern time. In "Text Mining Islamic Law" (Islamic Law and Society 28, vol. 3 (2021)), Yusuf Celik and others apply "humanities computing to the study of Islamic law" … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup

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