Weekend Scholarship Roundup

SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: The recently founded "Journal of Digital Islamicate Research (JDIR) is a peer-reviewed journal covering the field of Middle Eastern and Islamicate Digital Humanities (DH). It aspires to adjust the computational, visualization and big data methods for the exploration of contemporary and historical cultures (also known as Cultural Analytics, CA) to … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Scholarship in “Plain English”: Anver Emon on What We can Learn from Debates about Religious Minorities in Islamic Law

By Alicia Daniel Citation: Anver Emon, Religious Minorities and Islamic Law: Accommodation and the Limits of Tolerance, in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law: Searching for Common Ground? 323–43 (Anver Emon, Mark Ellis, and Benjamin Glahn eds., 2012). *Note: All page numbers used as citations refer to the above chapter. Summary In medieval Islamic … Continue reading Scholarship in “Plain English”: Anver Emon on What We can Learn from Debates about Religious Minorities in Islamic Law