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Haitam Suleiman

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2012- Assistant Professor in law at Alquds University, Jerusalem; Teaching: (LLB & LLM) Islamic Criminal law, Property law, Company law, Legal Methods, Private International Law & Public International Law; Human Rights Law.
2015- External (PhD students) Supervisor at Anglia Ruskin University (UK).

Selected Publications:

Suleiman Haitam & Home Robert, (2009) ‘God is an Absentee, Too’: the Treatment of Waqf (Islamic Trust) Land in Israel/Palestine, Journal of Legal Pluralism (JLP), 59: 49-65.
Suleiman, Haitam (2015). Conflict over Waqf property in Jerusalem: Disputed jurisdictions between civil and Shari’a courts. Electronic Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (EJIMEL), 3(18): 97-110.
Suleiman, Haitam (2016). The Islamic trust waqf: a stagnant or reviving legal institution? Electronic Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (EJIMEL), 4(23):27-43.
النزاع القانوني على ممتلكات الوقف في القدس: الولاية القضائية بين المحاكم المدنية والشرعية, مؤتمر “القدس تحديات الواقع وإمكانات المواجهة”, عمان 2019 ,.

Books:

Suleiman Haitam (2022), Legal Orientalism & Post- Colonial Legal Pluralism, Edinburgh University Press, (under preparation).
Suleiman Haitam (2022) Hermeneutic Approaches & Theories of Interpretation in Islamic Law,
Cambridge University Press, (under preparation).

CONFRENCES:

Disputed jurisdictions between Israeli and Shari’a Courts, Southampton University, UK, 2016.
“Legal pluralism and land rights in Palestine”, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, USA, May 28th – 31st (2015).
‘Conflict over Waqf property in Jerusalem: Disputed jurisdictions between civil and Shari’a courts’. Conference on Contested Property Claims Aarhus University, Denmark, 10-11 December 2015.
“Post-Colonial Legal Pluralism in Palestine”, Alquds University, Palestine, (2017).
Legal pluralism and land rights in Jerusalem: Cork University, Ireland, 2016.

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