Professor Léon Buskens (director NISIS)

Lecturer in Law and Culture in Muslim societies at Leiden University (a.o.).

Current research interests

Culture law and Islam in contemporary Middle Eastern societies.


Buskens, Léon; forthcoming
in: Brown, Jonathan (ed.)
Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Law
New York: Oxford University Press

Buskens, Léon ; 2012
Le droit de la famille au Maroc
in: Bernard-Maugiron, Nathalie & Dupret, Baudouin (eds.); 2012
Ordre public et droit musulman de la famille. En Europe et en Afrique du Nord
Bruxelles: Emile Bruylant
pp. 97-126

Buskens, Léon & Dupret, Baudouin; 2011
L'invention du droit musulman. Genèse et diffusion du positivisme juridique dans le contexte normatif islamique.
in: Pouillon, F. & Vatin, J.C. (Eds.), Après l'orientalisme. L'Orient créé par l'Orient
Paris: Karthala
pp. 71-92

Buskens, Léon; 2010
Sharia and National Law in Morocco
in: Otto, Jan Michiel (ed.); 2010
Sharia Incorporated. A Comparative Overview of the Legal Systems of Twelve Muslim Countries in Past and Present
Leiden: Leiden University Press
pp. 89-138

Buskens, Léon; 2008
Conversations with Mostapha: Learning about Islamic Law in a Bookshop in Rabat in: Kommers, Jean & Venbrux, Eric (eds.)
Cultural Styles in Knowledge Transmission. Essays in Honour of Ad Borsboom
Amsterdam: Aksant Academic Publishers
pp. 19-24

Buskens, Léon; 2008
Tales according to the Book. Professional Witnesses (`Udul) as Cultural Brokers in Morocco in: Dupret, Baudouin; Drieskens, Barbara; Moors, Annelies (eds.) Narratives of Truth in Islamic Law
London & New York: I.B. Tauris & Co.
pp. 143-160 & p. 340 (Notes)

Buskens, Léon; 2003
Recent Debates on Family Law Reform in Morocco: Islamic Law as Politics in an Emerging Public Sphere
in: Islamic Law and Society 10(2003) no. 1, pp. 70-131

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