Islamic Law and Legal Culture in the Sahara: Historical Approaches

Dates :
Jeudi 7 juin 2018 - 09:15 - Vendredi 8 juin 2018 - 12:30
Lieu :
Salle 3.05

Workshop 

Islamic Law and Legal Culture in the Sahara: Historical Approaches 

Thursday, 7 June, Friday 8 June 2018 at the Institut National des Langues Orientales, room 3.05, 65, rue des Grands Moulins, 75013 Paris. 

Conveners: Augustin Jomier (CERMOM/INALCO), Matthew Steele (Harvard University), Ismail Warscheid (IRHT/CNRS) 

Program 

Thursday 7 June 

09.15 Opening 

Words of welcome
Round of introduction

09.45-11.15 Session 1​
• Dorrit van Dalen (Leiden University)
The Revival of a Reputation: A Jurist’s View on Autonomy in Chad, 1909-2017
• Matthew Steele (Harvard University)
Islamic Law at the Margins? Locating Legal Literature in Post-Colonial Sudan

Respondent: Camille Lefebvre (IMAf/CNRS), Elena Vezzadini (IMAf/CNRS)

11.30-13.00 Session 2 
• Abdel Wedoud Ould Cheikh (University of Lorraine)
Où mettre la gomme ? Une controverse juridique sur le statut de la gomme arabique dans le Sahara maure au XIXe siècle
• Ismail Warscheid (IRHT/CNRS)
Pragmatic Literacy and Islamic Adjudication in the Early Modern Oases of Tuwat (Algerian Sahara), 1700-1850

Respondent: Jessica M. Marglin (University of Southern California/IEA Paris) Lunch Break 

14.30-16.00 Session 3 
• Marta Garcia Novo (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Writing the History of Islam in West Africa: The ulama’ in Ahmad Baba al-Tinbukti’s bio-bibliographical works
• Augustin Jomier (CERMOM/INALCO)
Institutionalizing Islamic Law in Colonial Algeria: Ibadi Scholars’ Debate over ijtihād and Religious Authority

Respondent: Camilo Gómez-Rivas (University of California, Santa Cruz, Philipps-Universität Marburg)

Friday 8 June  

09.30-12.30 Closed workshop to discuss paper drafts 
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Type : 

  • Colloques et journées d'étude