11 search results for “sharia”
Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Sharia Incorporated: A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present
Applying Sharia in the West
Facts, Fears and the Future of Islamic Rules on Family Relation in the West
Sharia in the West
This research projects wants to know what Muslims in the West do and mean by ‘Sharia’, and how the Western legal system responds to that. The focus is on Sharia as an informal practice by Muslims in the West, i.e. other than through state law or state courts.
Understanding Contemporary Islamic Crises in the Middle East
The Issues beneath the Surface
Sharia Embedded: the Bureaucratization of Islam in Brunei and Singapore
HERA grant awarded to Léon Buskens and international colleagues
Together with internationally esteemed colleagues, Léon Buskens has been awarded a HERA Joint Research Programme Grant for a research project entitled "Understanding Sharia: Past Perfect/Imperfect Present".
Launch meeting Leiden Islam Academy: gathering knowledge and meeting people
The launch meeting of the Leiden Islam Academy on 7 December in the Academy Building drew just the right audience: a diverse group of people who were all in some way engaged with Islam. This was just what the directors of the Academy, Maurits Berger and Fatiha Azzarhouni, were hoping for.
Choosing Sharia? Multiculturalism, Islamic Fundamentalism and British Sharia Councils
Leiden Islam Academy: sharing knowledge and making contact
The aim of Leiden Islam Academy is to share the broad knowledge of Islam existing in Leiden University with various parties within society, and to bring people together. After three years of preparation, the launch meeting will take place on 7 December.
Sharia, stoning and homosexuality
The Sharia, the Islamic legal system, pays greater attention to ethics than may have been thought. This was clear at the annual conference of the Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (LUCIS). Academics from throughout the world considered the question of how modern Islamic law