Exploring the Notion of 'Sunna': A Reading of Malik's al-Muwatta on Evidence (Arabic and English)
Dr Gianluca Parolin, Associate Professor, Institute for the Study of Muslim Cultures, Aga Khan University, London, United Kingdom
Dr Parolin joined the Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Cultures (AKU's ISMC) in September 2015 with a specialism in comparative law. He is also the University lead on the Governance Project. Parolin previously worked at the American University Cairo in the Department of Law, having served as a research fellow and earlier as a post-doc in the Law Department of the University of Torino (Italy), his Alma mater, which awarded him an LLB/LLM (2001, with honours) and later a PhD in public law (2006).
Over the past few years, Parolin has held visiting positions in New York, Rome, Tokyo, Trento and Zurich.
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The seminar will be conducted in English.
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