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Date(s) - 06/10/2017
9:00 am - 5:45 pm

British Institute of International and Comparative Law


Islamic Law and its Implementation in Asia and The Middle-East

6th October 2017, 9am – 5.45pm

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The conference will focus on the topic of Islamic law and the implementation of Islamic law in Asia and the Middle East.

Conference Themes

  • Islamic Law and Freedom of Religion or Belief
  • Muslim Constitution
  • Dispute Resolution and Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Law: International Terrorism, Radicalisation and Religious Extremism
  • Women’s Rights and Sexuality in the Muslim World
  • Muslim Family Laws, including comparative Child Rights


  • Sir Michael Wood, KCMG, Member of the UN International Law Commission.
  • Dr Kamal Hassain, former UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan.
  • Dr Ahmed Shaheed (Essex University), UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion and belief.
  • Professor Surya Subedi OBE (Leeds University), former UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Cambodia.
  • Professor Shaheen Saradar Ali, (Warwick University), former Vice-Chair UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detentions.
  • Professor Mashood A Baderin, SOAS, former UN Independent Expert on Situation of human rights in Sudan.
  • Professor Robert Gleave, (Exeter University) Professor of Arabic Studies.
  • Dr. iur. Damos Dumoli Agusman, Secretary of Directorate General Legal Affairs, Indonesia.

Download the Conference Programme

Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual – £100
  • Concession – £75
  • Student – £45


  • Individual – £170
  • Concession – £125
  • Student – £75

N.B. The Concession rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.


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