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Call for Papers: Criminal Law Developments in Muslim-Majority Countries

November 15

The Research Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Tehran is inviting abstracts for an international conference on “Criminal Law Developments in the Muslim-Majority Countries in the Light of Interaction between Shari’a and Law,” to be held on March 5th & 6th, 2019.

The judicial and legal structures of Muslim-majority countries have changed drastically in the recent decades. Importantly, the experience of modern criminal law in the context of constitution-making processes in Muslim countries has not been thoroughly discussed yet, particularly from a comparative perspective. Against this background, this conference aims to make a strong contribution to the debate on criminal law reform in the context of public demand for Islamic justice.

View the full goals and themes on the conference’s website.

Please submit abstracts (700-1,000 words) online by Nov 15.

Venue

University of Tehran
Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)