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School of Law

Professor Mashood Baderin

LLB (Hons) (Sokoto, Nigeria), BL (Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria), LLM, PhD. (Nottingham), PGCE (UWE, Bristol).

Overview

Professor Mashood Baderin
School of Law

Professor of Law

Centre for Law and Conflict

Member

Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL)

Director, Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Member

Centre for the International Politics of Conflict, Rights and Justice (CCRJ)

Member

Name:
Professor Mashood Baderin
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4715
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
220
Office Hours:
Mon 5-6pm & Tues 5-6pm

Biography

Islamic Law, Human Rights, Public International Law

Appointed as Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in the Sudan by the UN Human Rights Council at its 19th Session on 23rd March 2012.

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Al Khanif, Protecting Religious Minorities within Islam in Indonesia: A Challenge for International Human Rights Law and Islamic Law
  • Hamzah Dawood Adesola, Impact of International Law on Islamic Law in Saudi Arabia
  • Miyase Yavuz, The Role of Ijtihād in Family Law Reforms of Modern Muslim-Majority States: A Case Study of Morocco.
  • Moataz El Fegiery, Islamic Law and International Human Rights in the Thought and Practice of the Society of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
  • Osifunke Sekinah Ekundayo, Legal protection of children's right to free and compulsory primary education in Nigeria: Sources of difficulties and prospects
  • Tariq Al-Timimi, (Working title) The Development of the Maqasid Model in the Modern Era and its utility to the application of Islamic law today

Prof. Mashood Baderin talks about studying islamic law at SOAS, University of London

Research

Islamic Law, International and Comparative Human Rights Law, Public International Law, Human Rights & Islamic Law, especially interaction between International Law, Human Rights Law, and Islamic Law in Muslim States.

Expertise

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Available for
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
  • TV
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
Languages

Publications

Authored Books

Baderin, Mashood A. (2005) International Human Rights and Islamic Law (Paperback). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2003) International Human Rights and Islamic Law (Hardback). Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Oxford Monographs in International Law)

Edited Books

Baderin, Mashood, ed. (2014) Islamic Legal Theory. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. (Ashgate Islamic Law Series)

Baderin, Mashood, ed. (2014) Issues in Islamic Law. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. (Ashgate Islamic Law Series)

Baderin, Mashood, ed. (2014) Islamic Law in Practice. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited. (Ashgate Islamic Law Series)

Baderin, Mashood A. and Ssenyonjo, Manisuli, eds. (2010) International Human Rights Law: Six Decades after the UDHR and Beyond. Aldershot: Ashgate.

Baderin, Mashood A., ed. (2010) Islam and Human Rights: Selected Essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im. Ashgate Publishing.

Baderin, Mashood A., ed. (2008) International Law and Islamic Law. UK: Ashgate. (Library of Essays in International Law)

Baderin, Mashood A. and McCorquodale, Robert, eds. (2007) Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Baderin, Mashood A. and Monshipouri, Mahmood and Mokhtari, Shadi and Welchman, Lynn, eds. (2006) Islam and Human Rights: Advocacy for Social Change in Local. New Delhi, India: Global Media Publishing.

Book Chapters

Baderin, Mashood (2014) 'Islamic Legal Theory in Context.' In: Islamic Legal Theory. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, xi-xxxvii. (Ashgate Islamic Law Series)

Baderin, Mashood (2014) 'Islamic Substantive Law in Context.' In: Issues in Islamic Law. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, xiii-xxxv. (Ashgate Islamic Law Series)

Baderin, Mashood (2014) 'The Application of Islamic Law in Context.' In: Islamic Law in Practice. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, xi-xxxiv. (Ashgate Islamic Law Series)

Baderin, Mashood (2013) 'Islamic Law and International Protection of Minority Rights in Context.' In: Frick, Marie-Luisa and Th. Müller, Andreas , (eds.), Islam and International Law: Engaging Self-Centricism from a Plurality of Perspectives. Leiden: Brill, pp. 309-348. (Brill's Arab and Islamic Laws Series)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2013) 'An Analysis of the Relationship between Shari'ah and Secular Democracy and the Compatibility of Islamic Law with the European Convention on Human Rights.' In: Griffith-Jones, Robin, (ed.), Islam and English Law: Rights, Responsibilities and the Place of Shari'a. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (In Press)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2012) 'Muhammad al-Shaybani (749/50-805).' In: Fassbender, B and Peters, A and Peter, S, (eds.), The Oxford Handbook on the History of International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Baderin, Mashood and McCorquodale, Robert (2011) 'Poverty and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.' In: Van Bueren, Geraldine, (ed.), Freedom from Poverty As a Human Right: Fulfilling Law's Duty to the Poor. Geneva: UNESCO. (The Philosopher's Library)

Baderin, Mashood A. and Ssenyonjo, Manisuli (2010) 'Development of International Human Rights Law before and after the UDHR.' In: Baderin, Mashood and Ssenyonjo, Manisuli, (eds.), International Human Rights Law: Six Decades after the UDHR and Beyond. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 3-27.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2010) 'Islamic Law and the Implementation of Human Rights Law: A Case Study of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.' In: Baderin, Mashood A. and Ssenyonjo, Manisuli, (eds.), International Human Rights Law: Six Decades after the UDHR and Beyond. Aldershot: Ashgate, pp. 337-357.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2010) 'Abdullahi An-Na'im's Philosophy on Islam and Human Rights.' In: Baderin, Mashood A., (ed.), Islam and Human Rights: Selected Essays of Abdullahi An-Na'im. Ashgate Publishing.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2010) 'Islam and Human in the Constitutions of African States: Agenda for Good Governance.' In: Elliesie, H., (ed.), Islam and Human Rights. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Publishers, pp. 99-128. (Leipziger Beiträge zur Orientforschung - Volume 26)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2010) 'Islam and the Realization of Human Rights in the Muslim World.' In: Joseph, Sarah and McBeth, Adam, (eds.), Research Handbook on International Human Rights Law. Cheltenham: Edward Edgar Publishers, pp. 440-466.

O'Connel, Paul (2010) '‘Brave New World?: Human Rights in the Era of Globalisation’.' In: Baderin, Mashood and Ssenyonjo , Manisuli, (eds.), International Human Rights Law: Six Decades After the UDHR and Beyond. Ashgate.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2009) '9/11, The US-Led War on Iraq and the Future of Collective Security Law: With an Insight from Islamic Law.' In: Morgan, M J, (ed.), The Impact of 9/11: The Day that Changed Everything? Palgrave Macmillan.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2008) 'Religion and International Law: An Analytical Survey of the Relationship.' In: Armstrong, David, (ed.), Routledge Handbook of International Law. Routledge, pp. 165-178.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2008) 'Introduction.' In: Baderin, Mashood .A., (ed.), International Law and Islamic Law. Aldershot: Ashgate. (Library of Essays in International Law)

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2007) 'The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Implementation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Africa.' In: Baderin, Mashood .A. and McCorquodale, Robert, (eds.), Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 139-166.

Baderin, Mashood .A. and McCorquodale, Robert (2007) 'The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: 40 Years of Development.' In: Baderin, Mashood .A. and McCorquodale, Robert, (eds.), Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 3-24.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2007) 'Islam, Human Rights and Development in Muslim States.' In: Rehman, Javed and Breau, Susan, (eds.), Religion and Human Rights Law: A Critical Examination of Islamic Law and Practices. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, pp. 321-358.

Craven, Matthew (2007) 'The Violence of Dispossession: Extraterritoriality and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.' In: Baderin, Mashood and McCorquodale, Robert, (eds.), Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Action. Oxford University Press, pp. 71-88. (In Press)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) 'Effective Legal Representation in “Sharī’ah” Courts as a Means of Addressing Human Rights Concerns in the Islamic Criminal Justice System of Muslim States.' In: Cotran, Eugene and Lau, Martin, (eds.), Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (2004-2005). Brill, pp. 135-167.

Articles

Baderin, Mashood (2011) 'Law and Development in Africa: Towards a New Approach.' NIALS Journal of Law and Development, 1 (1). pp. 1-48.

Baderin, Mashood (2010) 'Religion and Human Rights: Towards a Better Understanding.' IKIM Journal of Islam and the Contemporary World, 3 . pp. 75-101.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2009) 'Religion and International Law: Friends or Foes?' European Human Rights Law Review, 5 . pp. 637-658.

Baderin, Mashood (2009) 'Towards Understanding Islamic Law in Theory and Practice.' Legal Information Management, 9 (3). pp. 186-190.

Baderin, Mashood (2009) 'Historical and Evolutional Perspectives of Islamic Law in a Continually Changing World.' The Middle East in London (Jul/Aug). pp. 7-8.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) 'Islam and the Realization of Human Rights in the Muslim World: A Reflection on Two Essential Approaches and Two Divergent Perspectives.' Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, 4 (1). Article 5.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) 'A Comparative Analysis of the Right to a Fair Trial and Due Process under International Human Rights Law and Saudi Arabian Domestic Law.' International Journal of Human Rights, 10 (3). pp. 241-284.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2005) 'Recent Developments in the African Regional Human Rights System.' Human Rights Law Review, 5 (1). pp. 117-149.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2005) 'Human Rights and Islamic Law: The Myth of Discord.' European Human Rights Law Review, 2 . pp. 165-185.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2005) 'Towards Improving Student Attendance and Quality of Undergraduate Tutorials: A Case Study of Law.' Teaching in Higher Education, 10 (1). pp. 99-116.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2004) 'Identifying Possible Mechanisms within Islamic Law for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in Muslim States.' Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 22 (3). pp. 329-346.

Baderin, Mashood .A. and Abass, A (2002) 'Towards Effective Collective Security and Human Rights Protection in Africa: An Assessment of the Constitutive Act of the New African Union.' Netherlands International Law Review, 49 . pp. 1-38.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2001) 'Dialogue among Civilisations as a New Paradigm for Achieving Universalism in International Human Rights: A Case Study with Islamic Law.' Asia-Pacific Journal on Human Rights and the Law, 2 (2). pp. 1-41.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2001) 'A Macroscopic Analysis of the Practice of Muslim State Parties to International Human Rights Treaties: Conflict or Congruence?' Human Rights Law Review, 1 (2). pp. 265-303.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2001) 'Establishing Areas of Common Ground between Islamic Law and International Human Rights.' The Interntional Journal of Human Rights, 5 (2). pp. 72-113.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2000) 'The Evolution of Islamic Law of Nations and the Modern International Order: Universal Peace through Mutuality and Co-operation.' The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 17 (2). pp. 57-80.

Conference or Workshop Items

Baderin, Mashood A. (2008) Freedom of Expression and its Limits: The Perspective of Islamic Law. In: Freedom of Expression and its Limits, 7th March 2008, Faculty of Law, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2008) Access to Justice: An Islamic Perspective. In: Network for Religion in Public Life Lecture Series on Democracy, the Rule of Law and Access to Justice, 15th February 2008, Department of Theology, The University of Exeter, Exeter. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) Relationship between International Law and Islamic Law: Towards a Better Understanding. In: BIICL Conference on Islam, International and Comparative Law: Current Issues, 3rd December 2007, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), Russell Square, London.. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) A Comparative Analysis of the Law on Use of Force and Terrorism under International Law and Islamic Law. In: BIICL Conference on Islam, International and Comparative Law: Current Issues, 3rd December 2007, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), Russell Square, London.. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) Islam and Human Rights: Comparison of Family Law Reforms in Muslim States. In: Training Course for Iranian Female Court Assistants, June-July 2007, Human Rights Law Centre, School of Law, University of Nottingham, Nottingham.. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) Islamic Law of Armed Conflict: A Comparative Analysis. In: International Law Course for Armed Forces Lawyers, April-May 2007, Land Warfare Centre, Warminster, UK. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) Principles of Islamic Law Applicable to Procedural Irregularities in the US Military Commission Act. In: 2nd Guantanamo Bay Conference, 16-18 March 2007., Centre for Socio Legal Studies, St Anne's College, University of Oxford, Oxford. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2007) Human Rights and Islamic Law: Parallels and Tensions. In: FCO Training Programme on Democracy, Human Rights and Good Governance, January 2007., Doughty Street Chambers, London. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) The Role of Islam in Human Rights and Good Governance in Nigeria. In: NTA 10 Annual Ramadan Lecture Series, 24th September 2006, Nigerian Television Authority, Channel 10 Lagos, Nigeria,. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) Concept of Human Rights under Sharī’ah and Common Law: Scope and Limits. In: International Seminar on Syariah and Common Law, 20-21 September 2006, The Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia and Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) Islam, Human Rights and Managing Diversity in Africa. In: Meeting of International Experts on Human Rights in Islam, 15-19 May 2006, Attorney General’s Chambers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) Defending Religion in the Age of Human Rights. In: Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA) Seminar Series, 14th March 2006., The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2006) Islam, Human Rights and Development in Muslim States. In: International Conference on Religion and International Human Rights Law, 16th January 2006, Centre for Human Rights Studies, School of Law, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2005) Islam and Human Rights in the Muslim World: A Reflection on Approaches. In: International Conference on Reframing Islam: Politics into Law, 10-11 September, 2005., Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland.. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2004) Application of Human Rights in Muslim States. In: International Book Festival on Human Rights and Islam, 2nd May 2004., Mofid University, Qom, Iran. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2004) International Human Rights and the Application of Islamic Law in the Muslim World. In: Emory University Fellows’ Workshop on Islam and Human Rights, 16 – 22 May 2004., Istanbul, Turkey. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2003) Human Rights and Islamic Law: The Myth of Discord. In: 2nd International Conference on the Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights, 16-17 May 2003., Mofid University, Qom, Iran. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2002) Identifying Possible Mechanisms within Islamic Law for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in Muslim States. In: 3rd Conference of the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy, 6-7 April 2002, Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), Virginia, Washington, USA. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2002) Towards an Effective Protection of Human Rights in Africa: An Assessment of the Constitutive Act of the New African Union. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Conference, 3-5 April 2002, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK. (Unpublished)

Baderin, Mashood A. (2000) Dialogue Among Civilizations as a New Paradigm for Universalism in International Human Rights. In: 13th Annual Meeting of the Academic Council of the United Nations System (ACUNS), 16-18 June 2000., Oslo, Norway. (Unpublished)

Book Reviews

Baderin, Mashood A. (2010) 'Review of 'Women, The Koran and International Human Rights Law: The Experience of Pakistan'.' Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, 14 . (Forthcoming)

Baderin, Mashood (2010) 'Review of World Religions and Norms of War.' Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies, 1 . pp. 233-235.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2009) 'Review of 'New Directions in Islamic Thought: Exploring Reform and Muslim Tradition'.' The Middle East in London, 5 (9). p. 17.

Baderin, Mashood A. (2008) 'Review of 'Sharia Implementation in Northern Nigeria 1999-2006: A Sourcebook'.' Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, 5 (1).

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2007) 'Islam in Transition: Muslim Perspectives.' Religion and Human Rights, 2 (3). pp. 181-184.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2007) 'The Impact of Human Rights Law on Armed Forces.' Legal Studies, 27 (1). pp. 162-165.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2006) 'Islamic State Practices, International Law and the Threat from Terrorism.' African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 14 . pp. 136-139.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2006) 'Religious Freedom in the Liberal State.' European Human Rights Law Review . pp. 365-367.

Baderin, Mashood .A. and Billings, Peter (2003) 'Effective Learning and Teaching in Law.' Teaching in Higher Education, 8 (2). pp. 285-293.

Baderin, Mashood .A. (2002) 'The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights and International Law.' Human Rights Law Review, 2 (2). pp. 330-335.

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