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Islam, Law and Modernity

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New publication on Shi'a approaches to Shari'ah and moral rationalism by ILM member Dr Ali-reza Bhojani

(13 May 2015) » More about New publication on Shi'a approaches to Shari'ah and moral rationalism by ILM member Dr Ali-reza Bhojani


Professor Bohlander interviewed by Kurdish magazine GULAN on ISIS

(22 Oct 2014) » More about Professor Bohlander interviewed by Kurdish magazine GULAN on ISIS


Professor Bohlander speaks at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

(14 Apr 2014) » More about Professor Bohlander speaks at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies


ILM Special Advisor on Islamic Jurisprudence publishes article relating to the constitutional barriers impeding Iran’s new generation of oil contracts.

(18 Mar 2014) » More about ILM Special Advisor on Islamic Jurisprudence publishes article relating to the constitutional barriers impeding Iran’s new generation of oil contracts.


Durham Law PhD Student Noha Aboueldahab Publishes Article on the Egyptian and Tunisian Constitution-making Process

(23 Feb 2014) » More about Durham Law PhD Student Noha Aboueldahab Publishes Article on the Egyptian and Tunisian Constitution-making Process


Member of ILM invited to give guest lecture at the International Criminal Court

(18 Feb 2014) » More about Member of ILM invited to give guest lecture at the International Criminal Court


Durham alumna and ILM member Raya Al-Khatib becomes the fifth woman to be granted a license to practise law in Saudi Arabia

(21 Nov 2013) » More about Durham alumna and ILM member Raya Al-Khatib becomes the fifth woman to be granted a license to practise law in Saudi Arabia


Shereen el-Feki Castle lecture now online

The lecture given by Shereen el-Feki at Castle on 30 October 2013 is now online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcT4HLlpoOU&feature=c4-overview&list=UUmY_l-JTJH-ztouzuc9pDMg.

(18 Nov 2013) » More about Shereen el-Feki Castle lecture now online


Introduction to Durham Law School Research Group 'Islam, Law and Modernity' Published in Online Journal

(9 Oct 2013) » More about Introduction to Durham Law School Research Group 'Islam, Law and Modernity' Published in Online Journal


ILM member Judge Adel Maged talks on Egyptian TV about transitional justice

(1 Oct 2013) » More about ILM member Judge Adel Maged talks on Egyptian TV about transitional justice


ILM members interviewed on US national radio on the Arab Spring

ILM members Michael Bohlander, Mohammad Hedayati-Kakhki and Adel Maged presented papers at two community fora hosted by Old Dominion University in Norfolk (VA) on 3 and 4 April 2013. All three were also interviewed in the context of the Arab Spring on national radio by the Hearsay Programme of WHRV Radio.

Here are some impressions from the event:

Transitional Justice Forum 1

Transitional Justice Forum 2

Transitional Justice Forum 3

Transitional Justice Forum 4

Transitional Justice Forum 5

Transitional Justice Forum 6

(9 Apr 2013)


Germany passes law allowing male circumcision

(14 Jan 2013) » More about Germany passes law allowing male circumcision


Egyptian Draft Constitution - English Translation

An English translation of the draft of the Egyptian Constitution can be found on the Egypt Independent webpage.

(5 Dec 2012)


Judge Adel Maged interviewed on Nile International TV on transitional justice in Egypt

(29 Oct 2012) » More about Judge Adel Maged interviewed on Nile International TV on transitional justice in Egypt


District Court of Cologne - Judgment of 7 May 2012 on male circumcision for religious reasons

(10 Jul 2012) » More about court judgement


ILM member wins prestigious international fellowship

(8 May 2012) » More about International fellowship


Professor Michael Bohlander teaches at Al Azhar University

(20 Apr 2012) » More about Teaching at Al Azhar University


ILM Associate Director Appointed as External Examiner for MA/PG Diploma in Islamic Law at the Islamic College, Middlesex University.

(13 Mar 2012) » More about ILM Associate Director


Al-Azhar Declaration in Support of the Arab Revolutions of 31 October 2011 available in English

(16 Jan 2012) » More about Al-Azhar Declaration in Support of the Arab Revolutions of 31 October 2011 available in English


ILM member to give lecture on rational morality in Shi'i legal theory

(29 Nov 2011) » More about ILM member to give lecture on rational morality in Shi'i legal theory


Lecture by Judge Adel Maged on the Arab Spring

(18 Nov 2011) » More about Lecture by Judge Adel Maged on the Arab Spring


Professor Michael Bohlander to teach at Faculty of Shari'ah and Law of Al-Azhar University

(8 Nov 2011) » More about Professor Michael Bohlander to teach at Faculty of Shari'ah and Law of Al-Azhar University


Professor Michael Bohlander's book 'Principles of German Criminal Law' translated into Farsi

(26 Oct 2011) » More about Professor Michael Bohlander's book 'Principles of German Criminal Law' translated into Farsi