The IX Islamic Legal Studies Conference, convened by the International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS), will be held under the auspices of the Universities of Helsinki and Tampere, Finland on 6 – 9 June 2018.

The conference is divided into two parts. The first part will take place in Helsinki on June 6. It consists of a themed day, with a keynote address and an invited panel of five speakers presenting on the subject of “Islamic Law and the Relationship between Ruler and Ruled.”

The second part will take place in Tampere over two-and-a-half days, beginning June 7. It is made up of twenty presentations on Islamic law, diverse chronologically and regarding topic, divided among five panels.

The Program of the IX Islamic Legal Studies Conference is available HERE.

The conference is open to the public; for information regarding attendance or registration that is not available on this site, please contact Susanne Dahlgren (susanne.dahlgren(at)


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