Conferences, seminars and other events
Workshop: Islamic Law in Minority Contexts.
The Fourth workshop of the Network of British Researchers and
Practitioners of Islamic Law will take place 17th-18th December 2009 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK. Programme details are available at:
Perspectives on the marginal and the mainstream in Islamic Jurisprudence
Islamic Law and Custom
The Sixth ILS Conference, Islamic Law and Custom, was held at the Institute
of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK on 13-15 July 2009.
Organized by the International Society for Islamic Legal Studies.
Workshop: Diversity and Change in Islamic Law: Developments in Shi'ite Jurisprudence
The Third workshop of the Network of British Researchers and
Practitioners of Islamic Law took place 4th-5th June 2009 at the
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK. Programme details are available at:
The Role of Sharia, Custom and Law in Family Conflicts.
Workshop at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, University in Bergen, 18-19 May 2009.
Cases from Yemen
The goal of the workshop was to analyse the potential interrelations between Sharia, urf and
custom in Yemen in family relations in an interdisciplinary and international perspective. The
main focus was on the concept of wilaya in marriage and early marriages, which may
actualise in forced marriages in a Diaspora context in the West.
The workshop also included other contributions in the field of family law and family
relations in Yemen.
Workshop: Traditionalism and Modernism in Islamic Law:
The second workshop of "The British Network of Researchers and
Practitioners of Islamic Law" took place on 14th-15th November 2008 at the Institute
of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK. The title was
"Traditionalism and Modernism in Islamic Law" and the focus this time
was on the Maliki and Hanbali schools of law. For the call for papers, see:
Maliki and Hanbali Schools
Sjå eiga side for Shari'a-seminaret i Bergen.