Afternoon Talks on Islamic Law

Afternoon Talks on Islamic Law

Within the framework of the lecture series "Afternoon Talks on Islamic Law", the Research Group “Changes in God's Law - An Inner Islamic Comparison of Family and Succession Laws" regularly invites outstanding researchers working on family law in Islamic countries or other related topics to present and discuss their findings.

The next Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law

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Afternoon Talks since 2020

Covid-19: implications for the application of family law in MENA countries

Virtual panel discussion │ Afternoon Talks on Islamic Law
Jul 1, 2020 14:00


Afternoon Talks 2013 - 2019

05.12.2019
Dr. Gianluca Parolin (Aga Khan University, London):
HD Jurisprudence. Egyptian Television Drama and Marriage Taboos

14.11.2019
Prof. Arif A. Jamal (National University of Singapore, Faculty of Law):
Authority and Plurality in Muslim Legal Traditions: The Case of Ismaili Law

12.09.2019
Prof. Dr. Annelies Moors (University of Amsterdam):
Problematizing unregistered marriages: The law, public debate and everyday life in the Netherlands and Palestine

23.05.2019
Tim Knoche (Universität Heidelberg):
Islamic inheritance law in Christian wills of high medieval Toledo

09.05.2019
Dr. Morgan Clarke (University of Oxford):
Islam and Law in Lebanon: Sharia within and without the State

28.03.2019
Kai Kreutzberger (Auswärtiges Amt):
Annäherung an den richterlichen Bücherschrank – der Rückgriff auf verwandte Rechtsordnungen in der Gutachtenpraxis

14.02.2019
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Maisel (Universität Leipzig):
Tribal Law and Customs: How to Repair Social Cohesion in the Niniveh Plains

29.11.2018
Prof. Dr. Serdar Kurnaz (Akademie der Weltreligionen, Universität Hamburg):
Mechanismen der Rechtsfindung in der herrschenden sunnitischen Lehre: das Zinsverbot (ribā) in Ibn Rushds Schrift Bidāyat al-muǧtahid

15.06.2018
Anver Emon (University of Toronto):
Jurisdictional Imaginings in Early Islamic Law

17.05.2018
Abir Haddad (Universität zu Köln):
Das islamische Recht als geeignete Rechtsvergleichsordnung?

08.02.2018
Prof. Dr. Norbert Oberauer (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster):
Vertragsfreiheit im islamischen Recht? Klassische Ansätze und zeitgenössische Diskurse

18.01.2018
Suzel Roux (Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas):
Laizismus und französisches Privatrecht

14.12.2017
Monika Lindbekk (University of Oslo):
Adjudicating Islamic Family Law in Egypt: Continuity and Rupture

02.11.2017
Prof. Dr. Susan Rutten (Maastricht University, Faculty of Law):
Family Law Research at the Intersection of Islamic and European Normative Orders

27.06.2017
Prof. Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim (McGill University Institute of Islamic Studies):
Care of Neglected Children in Islamic Law: The Destigmatization of Non-Normative Childhood

14.06.2017
Prof. Haider Ala Hamoudi (University of Pittsburgh School of Law):
Exposing the Quietist Myth: Law and Shari’a in Modern Shi’i Society

16.06.2016
Nafay Choudhury (Independent Researcher on Afghanistan, LL.B. / B.C. L. [McGill], MA [Queen's]):
Contracts as Relational Practice: Informal Busines s Arrangements of Taxi Drivers in Kabul, Afghanistan

10.05.2016
Prof. Narendra Subramian (McGill University):
Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

08.03.2016
Esther van Eijk (Maastricht University):
All in the family: Muslim and Christian family law practices in Syria

11.12.2015
Dr. Nahda Shehada (International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam):
The Differential Application of Family Law in the Sharia Courts of Gaza and Damascus

10.07.2015
Nada Moumtaz (Ohio State University):
Beyond Practice vs. Theory in Islamic Law: The Work of Maṣlaḥa in Waqf Exchanges in the Reconstruction of Downtown Beirut

12.06.2015
Judge Sherif Elnegahy:
Can Mediation Deliver Justice?

22.05.2015
Dr. Leyla Dakhli (CNRS, Aix-en-Provence):
The Tunisian Revolution and the Social Transformations of the Elites

22.04.2015
Dr. Basmah Mosleh Omair (Alsayedah Khadijah Bint Khawilid Lobbying Center Jeddah, Saudi Arabia):
Saudi Women in the National Development

27.03.2015
Dr. Sahar Maranlou (University of Oxford):
Women’s Access to Justice in Iran

19.11.2014
Prof. Dr. Shaheen Sardar Ali (University of Warwick, United Kingdom):
Authority and Authenticity: Shari'a Councils in Britain and Muslim Women's Rights

21.07.2014
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Fekry Ibrahim (McGill Institute of Islamic Studies, Montreal):
Child Custody in Islamic Law and the Hague Convention: Compatibilities and Tensions

27.06.2014
Prof. Dr. Najma Moosa (University of the Western Cape, South Africa):
The Implications of the Official Designation of Imams as Marriage Officers for the Recognition of Muslim Personal Law in South Africa

13.06.2014
Farzaneh Shakeri (University of Tehran, Iran):
Passing Iranian Mothers' Nationality to Their Children, a Critique of the Iranian Act of 24 September 2006

15.05.2014
Prof. Dr. Yüksel Sezgin (Syracuse University, USA):
How Do Non-Muslim Democracies Apply and Regulate Islamic Law? A Comparative Analysis of Muslim Family Laws in Israel, India and Greece

04.04.2014
Encyeh Sadr (Rechtsanwältin Teheran, Iran):
An Overview of the Oil and Gas Contracts in Iran and the Recent Developments

07.01.2013
Prof. Dr. Ayesha Shahid (Brunel University London, Großbritannien):
Post-Divorce Maintenance for Muslim Women in Pakistan and Bangladesh: A Comparative Perspective

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