May 2013
Cracov – Poland


8.30-10.00 Registration
9.00-10.00 Private meeting between the Rector of the Jagiellonian University, Prof. Dr. Wojciech Nowak, with His Excellency the Minister of Awqaf Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salmi and his delegation in the office of the rector.
10.00-10.45 The opening session
  • Prof. Dr. Barbara Michalak-Pikulska – The Director of the Institute of Oriental Studies
  • Prof. Dr. Wojciech Nowak – His Excllence Rector of the Jagiellonian University
  • Dr. Al-Salimi Abdarrahman
  • Mr. Adam Kulach – His Excellency the Ambassador-Head of the Delegation of the European Union in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Archbishop Tadeusz Pieronek Prof. Dr.
  • Dr. Urszula Lewicka – the daughter of Professor Tadeusz Lewicki
10.45 -11.00 Coffee break



The Formation Period And The Early Development Of Ibadi Jurisprudence

Chair: Josef van Ess

11.00-11.30 Wilferd Madelung: Aqwal Qatada, the Shu’aybiyya and the Nukkar
11.30-12.00 John Wilkinson: Contextualizing the Development of Ibadi Fiqh
12.00-12.30 Farhat Jaabiri: Rasa’il Jabir b. Zayd from a Jurisprudence Perspective

SESSION I (continued)
Jerzy Zdanowski

14.30-15.00 Ridwan Al-Sayid: Origins of Ibadi Legal Thought between Theology and Jurisprudence
15.00-15.30 Hossein Modarressi: Common Ibadi / Shi’ite Legacy in Imam Nur al-Din Al-Salimi’s Ma’arij Al-Amal
15.30-16.00 Adam Gaiser: Takfir Re-examined: Ambiguity and Polemic in the Sources on the Muhakkima
16.00-16.30 Ersilia Francesca: Early Ibadi Law
17.00-17.30 Coffee Break



Regional Developments

17.30-18.00 Mustapha Badjou: The Concept of Ijtihad According to the Ibadi School of Jurisprudence
18.00-18.30 Cyrille Aillet and Mohamed Hassen: The Legal Responsa Attributed to the Third Imam of Tahert, Aflah b. Abd al-Wahhab (208-56/823-72) and the Early Ibadi Jurisprudence in North Africa
18.30-19.00 Latifa Guendouz: The Ibadiyya Doctrine in North Africa: Example of the Rustamid State
19.00-19.30 Leonard Chiarelli: Ibadi Communities in Muslim Sicily
19.30-20.00 Discussion
20.00 Dinner



SESSION 2 (continued)

Part II: Oman and Central Asia

Chair: Ersilia Francesca

9.00-9.30 Yohei Kondo: The Development of Ibadi Jurisprudence in Oman from the Third/Ninth to the Fourth/Tenth Centuries. A Preliminary Study on Some Marriage Issues
9.30-10.00 Usmanov Ibrokhim Sabirovich: The Representation of Ibadis in Scholarly Works from Mawerannahr



The Ibadi Jurisprudence And The Theological Discourse

Chair: Stefan Schreiner

10.45-11.15 Abdarrahman Al-Salimi: On the Emergence of Ibadi Theo-Jurisprudence
11.15-11.45 Mohammed Ech-Cheikh: Theology and Jurisprudence in Medieval Ibadi Thought (Al-Warjilani)
11.45-12.15 Angeliki Ziaka: The Roots of the Usul Al-Fiqh in the Ibadi Madhhab. A Comparison Between Abu Said Al-Kudami and Ibn Baraka
12.15-12.45 Muhammad Kamal Imam: Ibadism and Maqasid Sharia



Ibadi Case Law

Chair: Mathias Rohe

14.45-15.15 Roswitha Badry: A Matter of Limited Female Agency: Oman’s Personal Status Law and Ibadi Jurisprudence on khul’ and Other Forms of Divorce Initiated and/or Approved by Women
15.15-15.45 Agostino Cilardo: The Ibadi Law of Inheritance
16.30-17.00 Danylo Radivilov: The Early Omani Siyar. Sin and Repentance in the Ibadi Legal Theory
17.00-17.30 Douglas Leonard: A Basis for Oman’s Religious Tolerance: A Review of the Late 19th and Early 20th Century Ibadi Jurisprudence of Nur al-Din al-Salmi from Oman and Mohammed Atfayish from North Africa Regarding Coexistence with Jews and Christians.
17.30-18.00 Stefan Schreiner: Jewish Law in Ibadi Context. The Case of Levirate
18.00-18.30 Discussion
19.30 Dinner




Ibadi Case Law (continued) – Ibadi Law In Contemporary Time

Chair: Heinz Gaube

9.00-9.30 Ahmed Abou-El-Wafa: Ibadi Jurisprudence and the Law of the Sea
9.30-10.00 Mathias Rohe: Water and the Law in Oman
10.00-10.30 Michael Jansen: Ibadi Architectural Law
11.30-12.00 Yahya Misho: Ibadi Jurisprudence on Urbanism and Architecture. Al-Furstai’s Kitab al-Aradiyn
12.00-12.30 Amal Ghazal: Ibadi Jurisprudence: Responses to Modernity
12.30-13.00 Valerie Hoffman: Ibadi Scholars on Association and Dissociation, from the Tenth to the Twenty First Century



Ibadi Madhhab And The Sunni And Shiite Schools

Chair: Hossein Modarressi

15.00-15.30 Okilov Saidmukhtor Saidakbarovich: The Sunni Creed and Ibadi Teaching: Differences and Similarities
15.30-16.00 Miklos Muranyi: Malikism and Ibadism. Notes on Some Hitherto Unknown Manuscripts
16.00-16.30 Sagdiev Khabibullo Yodgorovich: The Theological Views of the Hanafi Scholar Abujafar al-Tahawi in Comparison with Ibadi Teachings
16.30-17.00 Discussion
17.00-17.30 Coffee Break



Law And Poetry

Chair: Barbara Michalak-Pikulska

17.30-18.00 Hilal Al-Hajri: The Modernity of Our Ancestors: Penetrating Taboos in Classic Omani Poetry
18.00-18.30 Muhsin Al-Kindi: The Composition of the Ibadi Legal Poets
18.30-19.30 Discussion – Concluding Remarks and Conclusion
20.00 Dinner


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