Tariq Al-Timimi

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PhD Student Associate Member School of Law Graduate Teaching Staff
BSc Politics and International Relations (LSE), MA Islamic Law (SOAS)
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Thesis title
(Working title) The Development of the Maqasid Model in the Modern Era and its utility to the application of Islamic law today

Research interests

Interests: Islamic law (generally). Specifically: Usul al-Fiqh (Islamic legal theory); Maqasid al-Shari’ah, and its role and development in the modern era and particularly al-Tahir bin ‘Ashur’s contribution; the Zahiri School of Law. Comparative aspects of Islamic law with human rights law and international humanitarian law. Fiqh al-mu’amalat al-maliyah (the jurisprudence of financial transactions).

Other related interests: Contemporary Islamic movements; the interplay between ethics and Islamic law.

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