Al-Muwatta’ Study Weekend Intensive

Al-Muwatta’ Study Weekend Intensive
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: American Islamic College
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: July 2, 2022 (10:00)
End Date: July 3, 2022 (4:00am +03)
Cost: $30 - $80
American Islamic College – Chicago – Illinois – United States

Professor Yasin Dutton (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)

Senior Research Fellow in the Study of the Islamic World pursuing research interests in early, classical, and modern Islamic law. He gained his DPhil in Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford, specializing in early Islamic law. He taught Arabic language and the Qur’an in the Oriental Institute, the University of Oxford (part-time, 1993-5), after which he lectured on Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh (1995-2006), and then on Arabic at the University of Cape Town (2006-2018). Professor Yasin Dutton is the author of The Origins of Islamic Law: The Qur’an, the Muwatta’ and Madinan ‘Amal (Curzon Press, 1999) and Original Islam: Malik and the Madhhab of Madina (Routledge, 2007), as well as numerous articles on early Islamic law, early Qur’anic manuscripts, and the application of Islamic law in the modern world, particularly in relation to economic and environmental issues.

Andrew Booso (Islamic Courses / Safeenah Fellowship, UK)

Andrew Booso was born and raised in London, England. After completing a Law degree at the London School of Economics, he has pursued traditional Islamic studies (with pivotal guidance from Shaykh Akram Nadwi) and has edited numerous texts for various Islamic publishers, including Islamic Texts Society and Turath. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Al-Salam Institute, seminar coordinator for Islamic Courses (London), and the director of the Safeenah Fellowship. He had been working on a new edition of the late Shaykh Mustafa al-A‘zami’s History of the Qur’anic Text and edited a number of translated texts associated with the Deoband movement by Ashraf Ali Thanawi, Husain Ahmad Madani, Abdullah Gangohi, Taqi Usmani, Salman Mansurpuri, and the Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind.

Al-Muwatta’ Study Weekend Intensive


Professor Yasin Dutton (Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)

Professor Mohammad H. Fadel (University of Toronto)

Hosted by Andrew Booso (Islamic Courses)


Open to the general public and intermediate and advanced students of Islamic Sciences, Islamic Studies, post-graduates, and academics.


To be confirmed

Date: Saturday, July 2 – Sunday, July 3, 2022
Time: 10am – 5pm (Saturday) and 10am – 4pm (Sunday)


One Day Only
Students: $30 (present Student ID and ticket)
General Admission: $50
Livestream: $40

Both Days
Students: $50 (present Student ID and ticket)
General Admission: $80
Livestream: $70

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