Berlin Institute for Islamic Theology

Professorship Islamic Law in History and the Present

Prof. Serdar Kurnaz

The Professorship of Islamic Law in History and the Present focuses on the emergence and development of Islamic law and Islamic legal schools in both historical and present day contexts, with a particular emphasis on Islamic legal theory as well as the philosophy of law. Professor Kurnaz investigates the possibilities of applying Islamic law within secular contexts that considers its dynamic nature, and endeavours to make innovative contributions to broader research questions in the realm of legal philosophy.