Papa Massimo

Full Professor of Shari‘a and Islamic Legal Systems and professor of Comparative Law, Faculty of Law at Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata.

Prof. Papa is lawyer in Rome; director of Centro Interdisciplinare di Studi sul Mondo islamico, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, and Vice President of Istituto per l'Oriente C. A. Nallino, Rome, Italy.


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Islamic law
The course analyses the following concept: Islamic law: shari'a and fiqh; the sources of law; ijtihad and neo-ijtihad; the codification of Islamic law: techniques, problems, perspectives; principles of Islamic commercial law; principles of Islamic Personal status law; principles of Islamic criminal law.


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