::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

Scholarship in “Plain English”: Joseph Lowry on the First Islamic Legal Theory

By Cem Tecimer Abstract: Joseph Lowry argues that, much like other legal systems, Islamic legal systems, since their formative periods, grappled with the question of how to reconcile competing jurisprudential arguments and a commitment to orderly jurisprudence. Lowry situates Ibn al-Muqaffa‘’s works in this context, arguing that he was among the earlier jurists with a … Continue reading Scholarship in “Plain English”: Joseph Lowry on the First Islamic Legal Theory