Nour-Eddine Qaouar

Full Name:

Dr. Nour-Eddine Qaouar


Dates of Stay in Oxford:

1st November 2020 to the 31st March 2022.


Positions held at other institutions:

Part-time Professor, Department of Islamic Studies, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco, 2018-2020.

Head of Shariʿah Compliance, Bank Assafa, Casablanca, Morocco, September 2016 to November 2018.

Research Consultant, 2015-present.


Corresponding Address:

Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE.


Email Address:


Research Interests:

Mālikī Fatwās and Muftīship.
North African Islamic legal history.
Islamic Finance jurisprudence.


Current Projects:

Canonization and Codification of Premodern Islamic Law in the Islamic West.
Medieval Business Responsa in the Islamic West: Use and Usefulness in contemporary Islamic jurisprudence.


Courses taught:

The Sunni Schools of Law.
Modern and Classical Arabic.


Recent Publications:

Nour-Eddine Qaouar. 2021 Le Conseil supérieur des Oulémas et la fonction de conformité à leurs avis en finance participative, Dar Attamwil, Casablanca, Morocco.
Nour-Eddine Qaouar. 2020 A Comprehensive Approach to Shariʿah-Compliant Finance in Morocco (in Arabic), Dar Al Amane, Rabat, Morocco.
Nour-Eddine Qaouar. 2020 English translation of the Arabic manuscript The Comprehensive Book of Proverbs, Anecdotes and Stories, Signatura Publishing House, London (to be published).


Full publications:

Nour-Eddine Qaouar. 2019 The Methodological Idiosyncrasies of the Mālikī Muftīship in the Islamic West (in Arabic), The Nour Institute Journal for Islamic Studies, Vol. III, pp. 30-45.
Nour-Eddine Qaouar. 2017 Shari’a Governance Models within Financial Institutions: Morocco Case Study, International Journal in Finance, Vol. II, pp. 265-283.


Other Information:

Scholar-in-Residence, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford, 2020-2022.
Research Fellow, Nour Institute for Islamic Studies, Rabat, 2017-2020.
Part-time Professor, Dar El Hadith El Hassania Institution, Al Qarawiyyin University, Morocco, 2020.

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