SOAS University of London

School of Law

Sarah Elibiary

PhD (SOAS, University of London)
  • Overview
  • Teaching
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Overview

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School of Law

Undergraduate Taught Deputy Exam Board Chair

Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL)

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Name:
Dr Sarah Elibiary
Email address:
Building:
Senate House
Office No:
S129
Office Hours:
Wednesday 16.30 - 17.30 & Thursday 15.30 - 16.30

Affiliations


  • The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
    Member
  • The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS)
    Member

Teaching

Research

  • Islamic Law: principles of jurisprudence; comparative jurisprudence; family law; governance; laws of war and regulations on the conduct of hostilities; laws and regulations of rebellion; aspects of criminal law (crimes of hirabah “brigandage”); classical and pre-modern “reformists”
  • Islamist insurgencies and the jurisprudential discourses of Islamist (Shi ‘i and Sunni) militant groups
  • Structures of authority in Shi‘i (Twelver and Musta‘li Ismaili) and Sunni legal tradition
  • International Human Rights Law:  instruments; treaty bodies
  • Religion, laws and societies of the Middle East and North Africa