Episode 013 – Usama Hasan, evolution of fiqh from a binary worldview to lands of citizenship

This week’s podcast episode features a discussion between Imam Sheikh Dr Usama Hasan and Ali Salman about the modern notion of “lands of citizenship” within Islamic legal framework. Islamic jurisprudence, or fiqh, is often used to argue a binary world-view- Dar al-Islam or Dar al-kufr, divided between Muslims and Non-Muslims, or kafir. Citing the historical…

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ILSU, Iran – Workshop Report

Islam and Liberty Summer University Iran Islam and Liberty Network (ILN) organized a 5-day long regional resident workshop, Islam and Liberty Summer University 2018 (ILSU), between 16th  and 20th July 2018  at the Mofid University, Qom, near Tehran, which is one of the leading centres of Islamic Economics in Iran. It featured guest speakers giving…

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One-Day Seminar in Peshawar

A one-day seminar on Islam and Liberty was held for the students of IM Sciences, Peshawar. It was arranged by ILN alumnus from Pakistan, Fida-Ur-Rahman. The seminar was addressed by Prof. Dr. Tang Shuxian, Institute of Ethnic and Religious Studies, Northwest University of Political Science and Law, China. The session began with a brief introduction…

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