Khalfaoui/Jones (eds.): Islamic Family Law in Europe and Islamic World: Current Situation and Challenges

Islamic Family Law in Europe and Islamic World: Current Situation and Challenges

Editors: Mouez Khalfaoui and Justin Jones

Date of Publication: 10/2020 (162 printed pages)

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The essays presented in this special issue of the Electronic Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (EJIMEL) offer sustained consideration of issues arising from the interaction between the Islamic family laws being lived in Europe and the Muslim world. They discuss in different ways the dynamics of Muslim matrimonial laws as they are debated and developing in thought and practice both in the Muslim-majority and European states. Furthermore, they examine the challenges in Islamic family law faced by all sides and the solutions to these challenges that are at our disposal. The authors are drawn from a range of disciplines including law, Islamic studies, theology, social anthropology, and other social sciences.

Editors:

Mouez Khalfaoui is Professor for Islamic law at the Center for Islamic Theology, University of Tuebingen, Germany. He received
his PhD in Islamic Studies in 2008 from the University of Erfurt and was then lecturer for Islamic and Arabic Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. He has also worked in the diplomatic service.

Justin Jones is Associate Professor in the Study of Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Oxford. He obtained
his PhD in South Asian Studies in 2007 from the University of Cambridge.

Published by:
The Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Legal Studies (CIMELS), University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland