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

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6th October 2017

Time: 09.00 - 17.45

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5JP

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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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 6 CPD hours.

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