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Title:Islamic law in Africa symposium, Dar es Salaam 21-23 July 2000
Author:University of Cape Town. Centre for Contemporary Islam
Geographic terms:Ethiopia
Subjects:Islamic law
family law
women's rights
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Abstract:The first symposium of the Islamic Law in Africa Project (ILAP) was held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from 21 to 23 July 2000. Sixteen papeers were presented: State of Federal Shariat courts under the 1994 FDRE (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) Constitution (Ibrahim Idris) - Sharia and State in the Sudan: from late colonialism to late Islamism (Shamil Jeppie) - The status of Muslim personal law in modern Somalia: the colonial legacy (Abdirashid Adan Mohamud) - Muslim personal law in Uganda from colonialism to the present: challenges and prospects (Badru D. Kateregga) - The history of Muslim personal law in Uganda 1900-2000: a century of mixed fortunes (Ahmad Kawesa Sengendo) - Human rights and women's rights (Nabisere Asia Rizzo) - The rights of Muslim women vis--vis the family law in Uganda, 1960-2000 (Haamidu Amiri Byamugenzi) - The secular State and the 'state' of Islamic law in Tanzania: with particular reference to Kadhi's courts establishment proposal (Robert V. Makaramba) - The recognition of Muslim personal law in a modern African State: a case study of dual trends of recognition in the United Republic of Tanzania (Augustino S.L. Ramadhani) - A historical development of Muslim personal law and Muslim legal institutions in Kenya ca. 1965 (Hassan Mwakimako) - Application of Muslim personal law in the Kenyan courts: is there a case for conflict? (Abdulakdir Hashim) - Towards the expansion of interpretations of the rights of women and children in the shariah (Qadi Hammad Qasim) - State intervention in Islamic family law in Kenya and Tanzania (Susan F. Hirsch) - The relevance of the Muslim personal law in the State-community relationship in Mauritius (I. Koodoruth) - Muslim personal law in Mozambique (Liazzat Bonate) - Untapped potential: Muslim personal law in Zimbabwe (Shaheena Karbanee). [ASC Leiden abstract]