Conference Announcement & Call for Papers


Modern Law and Institutional Decay: The Ecology of Institutional Transplants in the Muslim World

10–11 February 2020

Abstract submissions of no more than 500 words are to be submitted by 30 November 2019 to

The conference is organised by Professor Ebrahim Afsah, Chair for Islamic Law and Ethics, Department of Public International Law, Faculty of Law, University of Vienna. Financial contributions are gratefully acknowledged from the Dean's Fund of the Faculty of Law and the Danish Damascus Foundation.

You can find further information about the conference here.