CanCode: Canonization and Codification of Islamic Legal Texts

News archive for CanCode: Canonization and Codification of Islamic Legal Texts

Here you can read more about the workshop held in Bergen, June 13-14, 2023, with the title "Transmitting Canonized and Codified Legal Knowledge in Islamic Societies: Practices, Genres, and Institutions"
The University of Bergen has been awarded four EU-funded mobility grants through Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). One grant goes to The Faculty of Humanities, and three will go to The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
Mahmood Kooria is one of the researchers in the CanCode project. In this interview you can read more about how he approaches the concepts of canonisation and codification.
Post doc Olav Elgvin in the CanCode project talks about his research in an interview with Prof. Mohammad Gharaibeh (Humboldt, Berlin)
The six members of the CanCode team travelled to Reykjavik to take part in the 12th Nordic Conference on Middle Eastern Studies (NSMES) called “The Middle East in Myth and Reality” University of Iceland, 22-24 September 2022.
Dr. Nijmi Edres is a researcher in the CanCode project from April to December 2022. In this interview you can read more about her work in the CanCode project.
CanCode had seven presentations, six of them in two Cancode-panels at the 34. Deutscher Orientalistentag in Berlin, 12.-17.09 2022 at Freie Universität Berlin. Read more about them here.
Here you can read about the internal project retreat we had autumn 2022, this time together with researchers from our "sister project" in Copenhagen.
In June 2022 the CanCode project hosted the workshop called "Canon or Code? Standardising and Transmitting Islamic Law". Below, you can read more about the workshop and how it is planned to be followed up in 2023.
In this interview with Monika Lindbekk you can read more about her research on Egyptian family law courts and the production of new informal canons and codes.
10.-11. March 2022, we managed to meet physically at Solstrand, Os.
Dominik Krell was a guest researcher at the CanCode project in November 2021. Before he left Bergen we decided to make an interview based on some of the many conversations we had during his stay.
At 26th of Nov. 2021 the CanCode project (Wpk. D) held a workshop on processes of codification of family law in the Middle East and beyond. Here you can read more about the workshop.
On this page we will inform new and old cooperation partners about how we envision our next major workshop in the Cancode-project, to take place in Bergen, 16.-18. June 2022. Call for papers has deadline 10th Jan. 2022.
9.-10. of September we held the Norwegian and local part of the kick off events for the CanCode-project. It was planned as a physical event to be held in May, but then postponed. The workshop was also held in the frame of the long-standing seminar on Islamic law in Bergen.
We invited leading scholars in the field of Islamic legal studies for a roundtable webinar to debate the use and usefulness of the concepts of canonization and codification in Islamic legal studies, 27th of May, 2021. Below are the videos of the two panels and comments
For the kick-of event(s) in May 2021 for the CanCode project we have interviewed leading scholars in the field of Islamic legal studies on their views and experiences with the concepts of "canonization" and "codification".
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