SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law In Religion and Contract Law in Islam: From Medieval Trade to Global Finance (Routledge, 2023), Valentino Cattelan (Birmingham City University), "[u]ndertaking a search that spans … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup
This interview is part of our Fellow Spotlight series. This series features interviews with current and previous PIL Fellows, highlighting their work with the Program, their path getting here, and … Continue reading Fellow Spotlight: Dr. Mariam Sheibani
SCHOLARSHIP ROUNDUP On Islamic Law: In "Judicial Crisis in Damascus on the Eve of Baybars’s Reform: The Case of the Minor Orphan Girl (651–55/1253–57)" (Islamic Law and Society (March 23, … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup
In "Innovation, Influence, and Borrowing in Mamluk-Era Legal Maxim Collections: The Case of Ibn ʿAbd al-Salām and al-Qarāfī" (Journal of the American Oriental Society 140, no. 4 (October-December 2020)), Mariam … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup
A warm congratulations to former HLS Program in Islamic Law Research Fellow (2018-2020), Dr. Mariam Sheibani for her new position at the University of Toronto, Scarborough! Professor Sheibani is a Visiting Assistant Professor in … Continue reading Congratulations to Professor Mariam Sheibani!
Through the writings of eminent classic and contemporary Islamic jurists, Ayesha Shahid explores the development of As-Siyar (Islamic international law) within the Islamic legal tradition in "An Exploration of the ‘Global’ History of International … Continue reading Weekend Scholarship Roundup
By Mariam Sheibani Source: Al-Qarāfī, Shihāb al-Dīn. Kitāb al-furūq aw Anwār al-burūq fī anwāʾ al-furūq. 3rd ed. Edited by Muḥammad Sarrāj and ʿAlī Jumuʿa. 2 vols. Cairo: Dār al-Salām, 2010. General … Continue reading Al-Qarāfī on the Importance of Legal Maxims and Distinctions in Jurisprudence
We are excited to share that PIL Visiting Fellow Mariam Sheibani has been named a 2019 Hurst Fellow! The J. Willard Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History is a biennial … Continue reading Mariam Sheibani Named Hurst Fellow
On November 28th, Dr. Mariam Sheibani, current Visiting Fellow at ILSP: SHARIAsource, shared her research on the developments of the Shāfiʿī tradition in twelfth-century twelfth-century Ayyūbid Damascus. She focused on … Continue reading SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Between Legal Conservatism and Legal Change: Fault Lines in Ayyūbid Damascus.
Mariam Sheibani, Visiting Fellow, ILSP: SHARIAsource, Harvard Law School This paper explores the tensions between conservative and innovative strains in Islamic law in twelfth-century Ayyūbid Damascus. The newly restored refugee … Continue reading SHARIAsource Lunch Talk :: Between Legal Conservatism and Legal Change: Fault Lines in Ayyūbid Damascus