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

Prof. Dr. Serena Tolino (University of Bern): Intersectionality Matters - New Perspectives on the Study of Islamic Legal Sources

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
May 25, 2023 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
hybrid event

Hoko Horii (Leiden University): Is Child Marriage an Islamic Practice?

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Feb 23, 2023 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
hybrid event

Dr. Bahman Khodadadi (University of Münster): The Theocratic Agency of the Iranian Legal System at the Legislative and Judicial Levels

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Jan 19, 2023 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

PD Dr. Manfred Sing (University of Freiburg): Islamic Bioethics: Development, Characteristics, Challenges

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Oct 6, 2022 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
hybrid event

Professor Mark Fathi Massoud (University of California, Santa Cruz): Shari‘a, Inshallah - A New Book Discussion

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Sep 29, 2022 05:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Professor Ahmed El Shamsy (University of Chicago): Is Islamic law ethical?

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Aug 25, 2022 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Prof. Dr. Johanna Pink (University of Freiburg): The Global Qur’an. Transnational dimensions of Qur’an translation

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Jun 9, 2022 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Eirik Hovden (University of Bergen): Waqf in Zaydi Yemen

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Apr 28, 2022 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Dr. Samira Soleymanzadeh (University of Tehran): Maternal Lineage and Nationality – The Perspective of Iran's New Act

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Mar 3, 2022 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Nils Fischer (Vinzenz Pallotti University): Islamic Bioethics

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Feb 17, 2022 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Prof. Ahmed E. Souaiaia (University of Iowa): The Form and Reform of Inheritance Law in Islamic Societies

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Nov 25, 2021 04:30 PM (Local Time Germany)

Prof. Irene Schneider (University of Göttingen): Debating the Law, Creating Gender – Sharia and Lawmaking in Palestine, 2012-2018

Virtual book launch | Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Oct 21, 2021 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Iza Hussin (University of Cambridge): Personal law, personal status, ahwal al-shakhsiyya: a history of translations

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Sep 30, 2021 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Dominik Krell: Islamic Governance in Saudi Arabia: Contemporary Perspectives on siyāsa sharʿiyya

Afternoon Talk on Islamic Law
Aug 19, 2021 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)

Afternoon Talks 2013 - 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Judge Sherif Elnegahy:
Can Mediation Deliver Justice?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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