Day 1: 12 December, 2016 (Gravensteen Building 011)

Day 1: 12 December, 2016

9.00-9.30 Registration and coffee 

9.30-9.40 Welcome

9.40-10.45 Keynote Speech I: Iza Hussin PhD (University of Cambridge) Trace, Translation, Trajectory: Itineraries of Islam and Law

10.45-11.15 Coffee

11.15 – 12.45 Panel 1

Chair: Prof. Robert Gleave (University of Exeter)

Elizabeth Lhost MPhil (University of Chicago) Mapping Legal Authority in the Indian Ocean: The Geography of 19th- and 20th-century Fatwa Literature from South Asia

Louie Buana MA (Leiden University) Lontar Mandar: The Mandarese Records on the 17th Century Ulema’s Maritime Network and the Islamization of Adat in West Sulawesi

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch - Restaurant De Grote Beer

14.00 – 15.30 Panel 2

Chair: Carolien Stolte PhD (Leiden University)

Tom Hoogervorst PhD (KITLV Leiden) Situating Island Southeast Asia’s legal landscapes in the Indian Ocean World: A lexical approach

 Mahmood Kooria MPhil (IIAS-ASC Leiden) Afro-Asia-Arab Triangle in the Indian Ocean: Still Another View of Islamic Law

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee

16.00 – 17.30 Panel 3  

Chair: Jatin Dua PhD (University of Michigan)

Sanne Ravensbergen MA (Leiden University) Pluralistic Courts, Criminal Cases and Islamic Legal Advice in Colonial Java

Omer Aloni LLM (Tel-Aviv University) Beyond Orient and Occident: Early Israeli Law and the Dilemma of Bigamy and Polygamy among Eastern Communities

17.30 Drinks – Café Barrera

19.00 Dinner - Restaurant Surakarta

Day 2: 13 December, 2016 (Gravensteen Building 011)

9.00-10.00 Keynote Speech II: Prof. Ronit Ricci (Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Australia National University) Along the Frontiers of Religion, Language and War: Baba Ounus Saldin’s Syair Faid al-Abad

10.00-10.30 Coffee

10.30-12.30 Panel 4

Chair: Alicia Schrikker PhD (Leiden University)

Ali H. Akhtar PhD (Bates College) The Reformulation of Islamic and Dutch Maritime Law in the 17th-Century: The Case of VOC Trade in Dutch Batavia (Jakarta)

Naveen Kanalu MA (University of California Los Angeles) The Production of law in the Fatāwā al-‘ālamkīrīyyah (c. 1660s): Discourses of Legalism and Sovereignty in Mughal Political Culture  

Arfiansyah MA (Leiden University) From Past to Present: The 45 Articles of Linge Lord (450H/1115) and Public Morality in Gayo Society, Aceh, Indonesia

12.30-14.00 Lunch - Restaurant De Grote Beer

14.00 - 15.00 Keynote Speech III: Prof. Léon Buskens (Leiden University and NIMAR) Snouck Hurgronje, the Reinvention of Islamic Law and the Discovery of Adat Law in Indonesia

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30 – 17.00 Panel 6

Chair: Anita van Dissel PhD (Leiden University) 

Hassan Khalilieh PhD (University of Haifa) The Perception of Piracy in Islamic Law

Nicholas W. S. Smith PhD (Northwestern University) Law and disorder in the southern Red Sea in the colonial era: the career of Sultan Uthman Mahmud Yusuf.

Day 3: 14 December, 2016 (Gravensteen Building 011)

9.00 - 10.30 Panel 7

Chair: Debjani Bhattacharyya PhD (Drexel University)

Philipp Bruckmayr PhD (University of Vienna)
Islamic Legal Crossings and Debates in Early 20th Century Cambodian Islam: Evidence from fatāwā and French Colonial Archives

Abbas Panakkal PhD (Griffith University)
Moderate Methods and Measures Reflected in Islamic Law of Indian Ocean Coastline of Malabar: A Study based on Fath’hul Mueen of Sheikh Zainuddin Makhdum II

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee

10.45 – 12.15 Panel 8

Chair: Prof. Jos Gommans (Leiden University)

Nurfadzilah Yahaya PhD (National University of Singapore)
How Kings Became Pirates: East India Company Maritime Jurisdiction

Rishad Choudhury PhD (Harvard University)
The Intellectual as Pilgrim: A View from Late Mughal India

12.15 – 12.45 Roundtable

Moderator: Prof. R. Michael Feener (Oxford University) 

12.45 – 14.00 Lunch - Restaurant Everest Tandoori

[15.00: PhD Defense of Mahmood Kooria]

Last Modified: 30-11-2016