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  • מידע אישי
    Islamic religion and law; The Status of Women; Medical ethics & human rights.
    Higher Education
    1972-1975 The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
    Arabic and Islamic Culture, BA 1976
    1975-1978 The Hebrew University, Jerusalem
    Islamic Culture, MA 1979
    1979-1985
    UC Berkeley, California, USA
    Near Eastern Studies, Ph.D. 1985
    Academic Ranks and Tenure in Institutions of Higher Education
    1981-1985 UC Berkeley Teaching Assistant
    1985-1986 University of Haifa Candidate for Lecturer
    1986-1995 University of Haifa Lecturer
    1995-1996 Lehigh University Visiting Lecturer
    1996- University of Haifa
    Senior Lecturer
    Offices in University Academic Administration
    1988-1989 Lecturers' Representative at the Faculty Council
    1998-2001 Chairperson of MA Committee
    2004- Chairperson of the Department of Arabic Language and Literature
    Scholarly Positions and Activities Outside the University
    Consulting
    a. Ministry of Education, The Committee for School Programs in preparation of books on Islamic Studies for Arab schools
    b. Israeli lawyers, in questions pertaining to Islamic law
    Lectures
    a. Enrichment courses for teachers of Arabic (Ministry of Education)
    b. Ministry of Defence (IDF)

    Research Areas

     
  • הוראה
    Teaching
    Courses Taught in Recent Years
    Introduction to Islam lecture B.A.
    Qur'an and Commentary session B.A.
    Fatawa Literature pro-Seminar B.A.
    Human Rights in Islam pro-Seminar B.A.
    The Handicapped and Social Outcasts in Islamic Law pro-Seminar B.A.
    The Islamic Tradition (USA) B.A.
    Islamic Law of Marriage and
    Divorce
    M.A.
    Medical Ethics in Islam M.A.
    Islamic religious duties ("ibadat") B.A.
     
  • פרסומים
    Publications
    Ph.D. Dissertation
     
    Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation Insurance in the World of Islam: Origins, Problems and Current Practice, Berkeley, September 1985 (pp. 198)
    Supervisors: Prof. W. Brinner; Prof. I. Lapidus; Prof. H. Algar
    Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation: Insurance in the World of Islam: Origins, Problems
    and Current Practice
    , Berkeley, September 1985 (pp. 198)
    Supervisors: Prof. W. Brinner; Prof. I. Lapidus; Prof. H. Algar
    Books
    Authored Books
    1) Islamic MedicalEthics in the 20th Century, E.J. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1993 (pp. 149).
    *2) Disability in Islamic Law, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2006.
    Edited Books
    * Medicine and Law V.21/2 2002 ( a volume dedicated to the theme ‘Medical ethics and medical law in Islam’)
    published by the International Center for Health, Law and Ethics, the University of Haifa, Law Faculty.

    * Farhat Moazam, Bioethics and Organ Transplantation in a Muslim Society: A Study in Culture, Ethnography, and Religion. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2006, 264 pp, published in Social History of Medicine 2007
    Articles in Refereed Journals
    Published
    1) 1982. "Is it permissible for a Muslim to enjoy profits of a saving fund?"
    Hamizrah Hehadash 29, 1-4 (Hebrew).
    2) 1989. "The topic of abortions in 20th century Islamic law",
    Al-Karmil 10, 61-71 (Arabic).
    3) 1989. "Islamic Medical Ethics in the 20th Century",
    Journal of Medical Ethics, 15, 203-208.
    4) 1991. "Insurance and semi-Insurance Transactions in Islamic History until the 19th Century",
    Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 34, 142-158.
    5) 1991. "Toward a New Understanding of the Term Bid'a"
    Der Islam Band 68 Heft 2, 320-328.
    6) 1992. "The Siwak: A Medieval Islamic Contribution to Dental Care"
    The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Third Series, V.2, Part 1, 13-20.
    7) 1992. "Nushuz Between Medieval and Contemporary Islamic Law: The Human Rights Aspect"
    Arabica v. 39 November 1992, fisc. 3, 315-327.
    8) 1992. "There is no Compulsion in Religion: Freedom of Religious Belief in the Qur'an",
    Bulletin of the Henry Martin Institute of Islamic Studies (India) v. 11, nos. 3 & 4, 19-32.
    9) 1993. "The Ethics of Postmortem Examinations in Contemporary Islam",
    Journal of Medical Ethics 19, 164-168.
    10) 1995. "Hasan Murad Manna', Childbearing and the Rights of a Wife",
    Islamic Law and Society 2:1, 92-99.
    11) 1995. "The 20th Century Treatment of an Old Bid'a: Laylat Al-Nisf min Sha'ban"
    Der Islam Band 72 Heft 1, 82-97.
    12) 1996. "Islamic Law of Marriage and Divorce and the Disabled Person: The Case of the Epileptic Wife",
    Die Welt des Islams 36/1, 90-106.
    13) 1997. "Human Rights and Contemporary Islamic Medical Ethics",
    The Bulletin of The Henry Martin Institute of Islamic Studies (Hyderabad, India), 16/3-4, 58-82.

    *14) 1998. "Sex Change operations: Between Modern Medicine and Islamic Law",
    Al-Karmil 18-19, 165-178 (Arabic).
    *15) 1998. "Genetic Engineering in Contemporary Islamic Thought",
    Science in Context 11/3-4, 146-149.
    *16) 1999. "The Right Not to be Born: Abortion of the Disadvantaged Fetus in Contemporary Fatwas",
    The Muslim World v. 89/2, 130-143.

    Accepted for Publication
    * 17) “Between Islamic law and science: contemporary muftis and Muslim ethicists on embryo and stem cells research”.
    Comparative Islamic Studies (CIS).( June 2006).

    * 18) “On the pre-selection of the sex of the fetus in contemporary Islamic bioethical debates”.
    Journal of religious Ethics (JRE). (June 2006).
    * 19) (forthcoming) “The trustworthy physician: tabib ‘adl and tabib thiqa in contemporary Islamic medical ethics”. Al-Karmil (Arabic)
    *20) “The Muslim surgeon and contemporary ethical dilemmas surrounding the restoration of virginity”. HAWWA : Journal of women in the Middle East and the Islamic World. (forthcoming 2007) vol. 5, 2-3: 324-349.
    Articles or Chapters in Books which are not Conference Proceedings
    Published
    1) "A Study of Hasanayn Muhammad Makhluf's Fatwa on Postmortem Examinations",
    in M. Khalid Masud, Brinkley Messick, David Powers (eds.) Islamic Legal Interpretation: Muftis and their Fatwas,
    A Casebook. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1996, 278-285.
    *2) "Privacy during Medical Treatment - Jewish and Muslim Law in Modern Times",
    (Hebrew) in Y. Tobi (ed.) Ever and 'Arav: Contacts between Arabic Literature and Jewish Literature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times,
    Tel Aviv: Afikim Publishers, 1998, pp. 163-176.
    *3) "Islamic Law and Jewish Law on Deserted Wives/Missing Husbands: Humanitarian Considerations"
    in Benjamin H. Hary, John L. Hayes, Fred Astren (eds.), Judaism and Islam - Boundaries, Communication and Interaction (Essays in Honor of William M. Brinner), Leiden: E.J. Brill 2000, 257-67.

    *4) "Egyptian fatwas on medical matters: A dialogue between religion and science"
    (Hebrew) in: The Intertwined Worlds of Islam: Essays in Memory of Prof.
    Hava Lazarus-Yafeh (Nahem Ilan ed.) Jerusalem: The Hebrew University 2002, 493-512.

    *5) "The Beginning of Life: An Islamic perspective” in: The Embryo:
    Scientific Discovery and Medical Ethics. Co-authored with Ahmad Natour and Baha’eddin Bakri.
    (Blazer S. and Zimmer EZ, eds.) Basel: Karger Publishing, 2005.
    Accepted for Publication
    *6) "The Discourses of Practitioners in the Modern and Contemporary Islamic Middle East” in:
    The Cambridge History of Medical Ethics.

    Values in Encyclopedias

    * (forthcoming) “Artificial insemination” in The Encyclopedia of Islam (third edition)
     
    Articles in Conference Proceedings
    Published
    "Human Rights in Islam: The Literary Genre", in The Proceedings of the International Conference of the British Society on Middle Eastern Studies,
    10-12 July 1991, pp. 478-490.
     
  • השתתפות בכנסים
    Active Participation in Scholarly Conference
    Middle East Studies Association, Chicago, Illinois, 1983
    Presentation entitled "Is there an Islamic Equivalent to Western Insurance?"
    American Oriental Society, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1985
    Presentation entitled "Insurance and the Islamic Transaction Mudaraba?"
    American Oriental Society, Los Angeles, California, 1987
    Presentation entitled: "Medical Ethics and Islamic Law: The Role of the Fatwa"
    International Conference on Utopia, The University of Haifa and Oranim, Israel, 1990
    Presentation entitled "There is no Compulsion in Religion (Qur'an 2,256) - The Reality and the Utopia"
    Social Science Research Council, Granada, Spain, 1990
    Discussion of "A Fatwa on Postmortem Examination"
    British Society of Middle Eastern Studies, London, 1991
    Presentation entitled "Human Rights in Islam: The Literary Genre"
    "Bridging the Worlds of Judaism and Islam" Conference Berkeley, California, March, 1993
    Presentation entitled "Deserted Wives/Missing Husbands between Islamic Law and Jewish Law"
    Israel Oriental Society, The University of Haifa, Israel, April, 1993
    Presentation entitled "Contemporary Islamic Medical Ethics: Sources and Characteristics"
    Joseph Schacht Conference on Theory and Practice in Islamic Law, The Universities of Leiden and Amsterdam, October, 1994
    Presentation entitled "Islamic Law and the Disabled Person: The Case of the Epileptic Wife"
    "Between Hebrew and Judeo-Arabic Literature and the Arabic Literature Along the Generations: Conference, The University of Haifa, November, 1994
    Presentation entitled "Privacy and Secrecy in the Medical Treatment: Between Islamic Law and Jewish Law Nowadays"
    Middle East Studies Association, Washington DC, December, 1995
    Presentation entitled "Islamic Law of Marriage and Divorce and the Disabled"
    American Oriental Society, Philadelphia, March, 1996
    Presentation entitled "Khunutha in Islamic Law: A Real Disability or a Fiction"
    The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science, Eugenic Thought, Ideas and Practice, Tel Aviv, May 1997
    Presentation entitled "Eugenic Thought in Islam"
    International Congress of Asian and North African Studies, Budapest, July 1997
    Presentation entitled "Discussions on Psychotherapy in Contemporary Islamic Medical Ethics"
    Joseph Schacht Conference on Islamic Law, Granada, December 1997
    Discussant
    American Academy of Religion, Orlando, November 1998
    Presentation entitled: "The right not to be born: Islamic Law and the Disadvantaged Fetus"
    Middle East Studies Association, Washington DC, November 1999 - Discussant.
    "International Conference on Medical Ethics and Medical Law in Islam", Haifa, The University of Haifa, March 2001.
    Presentation entitled "The right to privacy in Islamic Medical Ethics".
    "The 2003 Middle East and Central Asia- Politics, Economics and Society Conference" University of Utah, Salt Lake City, October 2003
    Presentation entitled "Science and religion- Egyptian Fatwas on Medical Issues"
    "Ethics and Medical Law in Islam", a conference held at the University of Haifa, 12 October 2004.
    Presentation entitled "Doctor-patient relations in Islam: a physician who can be trusted" (Hebrew).
    The second International Conference on: The Embryo from Conception to Birth: Scientific Discovery, medical and Ethical Dilemmas. (organized by the Technion, Rambam Hospital and the Rappaport Institute).
    Dec. 6-7 2005, Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Presentation entitled: "Embryo research: Islamic perspectives" (invited lecture).
    Islam and Bioethics: concerns, challenges and responses- an international multidisciplinary conference to explore the emerging field of Islamic bioethics.
    March 27-28, 2006, Penn State University, State College, PA.
    Presentation entitled: "Contemporary muftis between bioethics and social reality: pre-selection of the sex of a fetus as paradigm".
    Organizing Conferences
    Acting as Chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference Medical Ethics and Medical Law in Islam, held at the University of Haifa, 19-21 March 2001.
    Acting as Chairperson (with Oren Asman J.D.) of the conference Ethics and Medical Law in Islam, held at the University of Haifa, 12 October 2004.
    Serving as a member of the organizing committee of the conference "Islam and Bioethics: concerns, challenges and responses- an international multidisciplinary conference to explore the emerging field of Islamic bioethics".
    March 27-28, 2006, Penn State University, State College, PA.

    Conferences


    "Women in Medicine and Medicine for Women: European and Mediterranean Cultural-Historical Contexts", held at the University of Haifa, 2-4 January 2007.
    Presentation entitled: "The Muslim surgeon and cultural imperatives: the restoration of virginity as paradigm”
    American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS), 20-21 April 2007, held at the Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, USA
    Presentation entitled: “Gender issues in the medical fatwas at the beginning of the 21st century".
    The 30th Deutscher Orientalistentag (combined with the 14th DAVO, EURAMES and BRISMES congresses), 24-28 September 2007, held at Albert-Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg, Germany.
    Presentation entitled: "The more we can learn from contemporary Islamic medical fatwas".
    The 8th conference of the Israel Society for History and Philosophy of Science, March 16, 2008, Jerusalem, Israel. (Hebrew)
    Presentation entitled: "Qur’an and stethoscope: on attitudes to scientific medicine in Islamic fatwas at the beginning of the 21st century

    Colloquium Talks and Other Invited Addresses
    UC Berkeley, CA, 1982 "Changes in Islamic Law"
    A Talk delivered at Prof. Katzir Memorial Conference
    UC Berkeley, CA, 1988 "Modern Egyptian Fatwas on Medical Issues: Is there an Islamic Medicine?"
    Sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies
    Haifa, Israel, 1989 "Sects in Islam - Ideology and Legal Application"
    Sponsored by the Shazar Center for Jewish History
    Haifa University, 1989 "Freedom of Speech in Islam"
    A Talk delivered during a public discussion I organized following the Rushdi Affair
    Center for Middle Eastern Studies - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1996
    "Pragmatic Attitudes in Islamic Medical Ethics"
    Penn State University - Religious Studies Department, State College, Pennsylvania, 1996
    "The Medical Ethics between the Doctor and the Patient: Contemporary Islamic and Jewish Concerns"
    Colloquium Medicine in/and Islam, the Swiss Association of the Middle East and Islamic Civilization, Basel, October, 1998
    "Quality of Life: Islamic Medical Ethics on Life Saving Measures"
    UC Berkeley, CA, Near Eastern Studies guest lecture, March 2002
    "Attitudes to disabled people in Islamic law"

    Scholarships, Awards, Research Grants, etc.
    1979-1980 (Scholarship) American Friends of the Hebrew University
    1980-1981 (Scholarship) UC Berkeley
    1980-1982 (Scholarship) Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture (USA)
    1986-1987 (Research Grant) Ministry of Absorption, Israel
    1988 (Award) Kabbani Award in Islamic Studies (USA)
    1991, 1994
    & 1995
    (Research Grant) Faculty of the Humanities, University of Haifa
    1997
    (Research Grant) Jewish-Arab Center and the Ebert Foundation, University of Haifa
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