News & Events

September 12, 2017

Nordic Seminar on Islamic Legal Studies, University of Bergen, 19th – 20th October 2017

Islamic law can be understood as both a theoretical and ethical system of organising human society and as a practical...
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June 8, 2017

Governance and Violence in Islamic Law Workshop: 24th November 2017

This one-day workshop is held under the auspices of the USPPIP project (Understanding Sharia: Past Perfect, Imperfect Present) and will...
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June 7, 2017

Islamic Law and Sexuality Conference 9th – 11th January 2018, University of Exeter

This two day workshop aims to investigate questions of Islamic law and sexuality, broadly conceived, including but not limited to...
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June 6, 2017

Call for Papers: Maslaha, Siyasa and Good Governance: Shari’a and Society Workshop 19th-20th April 2018

On the 19th - 20th April 2018, the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Bergen will host the workshop...
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June 5, 2017

Islamic Law and Sex/uality Workshop 22nd June

The University of Exeter hosted a one day workshop exploring representations of the past by modern Muslims in a range...
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March 23, 2017

Customs, Culture, Shari’a and National Law

The first USPPIP Workshop took place on 24-25 February 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. The workshop entitled “Customs, Culture, Shari’a and...
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January 17, 2017

Meeting in Leiden

The project team met in Leiden on the 12th of December to discuss their research, potential publication collaboration and the...
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December 19, 2016

Ocean of Law II: Islamic Legal Crossings in the Indian Ocean World

On the 12 - 14th December 2016 several members of the USPPIP project attended a conference at Leiden University entitled:...
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November 25, 2016

Workshop on the Imamate traditions in South Arabia

A workshop was held at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at Bergen on 22 November 2016, with the topic...
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