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15:30 to 18:00
End date
16 May 2015
Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

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Saturday, 16 May 2015 - 3:30pm to 6:00pm


AALIMS-Oxford Conference on Political Economy of Islam and Muslim Societies

Sharia Law and Constitutions

A two-day conference organized by the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS) in association with FLJS will bring together leading academics and policymakers from around the world to investigate the political economy of Islam and Muslim societies.
Professor Denis Galligan from FLJS will chair the closing session on Sharia Law and Constitutions, full details of which are below.
Saturday 16 May 2015

3:45-6:00 PM: Sharia Law and Constitutions
Chair: Denis Galligan (Oxford University)
Nathan Brown (George Washington University)
Citizenship, Religious Rights and State Identity in Arab Constitutions: Who Is Free and What Are They Free to Do?
John Bowen (Washington University)
Muslim Divorce Tribunals in non-Muslim Lands
Matthew Nelson (SOAS, University of London)
Islamic Law in an Islamic State: What Role for Parliament?
A full programme for the two days and registration details are available at the event webpage on the AALIMS website