Building an Islamic Case for Open Markets

Call for Paper 6th International Islam and Liberty Conference Building an Islamic Case for Open Markets Islam & Liberty Network (ILN) is a global platform of researchers and academics building knowledge and expertise on the Islamic notions of economic, political and religious liberties. Its flagship event is an international annual conference which brings together academics and researchers to…

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5th Annual INFoL Conference Papers (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017)

  Malaysia: Roots of a Democratic Society YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz   ‘Religion and State are Twin Brothers’: Classical Muslim Political Theory Dr. Muhammad Khalid Masud   Democratic Transition in the Muslim World: Prerequisites and Obstacles Dr. Syed Farid al-Atas   Deconstructing a Dilemma: Democracy versus Islam Dr. Alim Yilmaz   Political…

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Islam and Liberty Summer University, Iran

  Islam and Liberty Summer University (ILSU) is a week-long regional residential event, to be organised in Iran between 15 July to 21 July 2018. Featuring guest speakers giving lectures, workshops, and seminars, this exercise will take up critical aspects of the debate on the intellectual foundations of economic freedom in Islam but also discussing…

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Why we changed the name, mission and logo?

We have changed our name from “Istanbul Network for Liberty” to “Islam and Liberty Network”. The main motivation behind this change is to establish a clear association of our liberty-centered work with the Islamic religion, which has a universal appeal rather than any specific location or for that matter with history alone, two characteristics of…

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Islam and Liberty Webinars

  Istanbul Network for Liberty presents its 2018 Series of Webinars which is a lively discussion on topical issues around Islam, Society and Economy led by leading experts. The general orientation is towards intellectual dimensions of relationship between Islam and liberty with focus on religious, civil, political and economic liberties as understood in the Islamic…

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Islam and Cryptocurrency

  Digital technology is changing rapidly and some aspects are causing concern among many Islamic scholars all over the world. One example is the cryptocurrency phenomenon. Dealings in cryptocurrency, whether in developing, mining, funding or investing, are considered non-permissible by some jurists. For instance, Egypt’s Grand Mufti recently issued a fatwa (edict) declaring bitcoin, the best-known cryptocurrency,…

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2018 Islam and Liberty Webinars

January Our first Islam and Liberty webinar introduces Mustafa Akyol as our guest speaker whereby his session will be on “Reforms in Islamic World: ala Luther or ala Locke” with Ali Salman as the moderator. Mustafa Akyol is a Turkish journalist and author whom studied political science and history at the Boğaziçi Universiy. For more…

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5th International Conference, 27 – 28 November 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Report

Istanbul Network 5th International Conference Democratic Transitions in the Muslim World Istanbul Network for Liberty held its fifth annual conference in collaboration with International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia on the 27th and 28th of November 2017. A special thanks to CIPE, Atlas Network and IDEAS for their sponsorship of the conference. This…

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