Islamic Law in the News Roundup

A Reuters investigation of Indonesia's banking and finance sector revealed that an increasing number of Muslims employed in that sector are "quitting traditional banks" citing concerns of incompatibility with Islamic law. Former Minister of European Affairs of Portugal, Bruno Macaes, stated that Islam "is part of European history and culture," adding that "it's not a … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Weekend Scholarship Roundup

In "Islamic Studies in Australia’s Higher Education Sector" (The Australian Journal of Islamic Studies 6, no. 2 (2021)), Adis Duderija (Griffith University) and Jessica Mamone (Griffith University) collect any discuss data from 2017 on the state of substantive Islamic studies courses taught at top Australian universities. In "Civilised or Savage: The Effect of Colonialism’s Dichotomus … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Digital Resource Development and the Middle East, French National Centre for Scientific Research (part-time)

Type: Postdoctoral Fellowship (part-time) Start date: 1 September 2020 Duration: Four months Salary range: Ranging from € 2,728 to € 3,881, depending on experience Fellowship Description The report Vers la science ouverte ? La transition numérique et la recherche sur le Moyen-Orient et les mondes musulmans en France (January 2020), produced by GIS Moyen-Orient et … Continue reading Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship on Digital Resource Development and the Middle East, French National Centre for Scientific Research (part-time)