Nesrine
Badawi

Position
Assistant Professor
Department
Department of Political Science

Profile

Brief Biography

Nesrine Badawi is an assistant professor of public and international law at the Department of Political Science. She received her PhD in Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She holds an LL.M in International and Comparative Law, a License en Droit and a BA in Political Science. Nesrine has experience working with UNHCR on refugee law and has offered consultancy work to several organizations on humanitarian law and Islamic law. She has supervised several theses in the fields of Islamic law, international humanitarian law and international human rights law and she serves as an advisory editor at the University of Bologna Law Review.

Publications

Single Authored Books

Badawi, Nesrine. War in Islamic Jurisprudence: Text and Context, Leiden: Brill, 2019 (forthcoming)

Peer Reviewed Articles

Badawi, Nesrine. Regulation of armed conflict: critical comparativism, Third World Quarterly,  37:11, 2016, 1990-2009, DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2016.1186491

Badawi, Nesrine. “The Muslim World at the Frontiers: The Case of Andalusian Ibn Ḥazm”, Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law, Forthcoming 2018.

Book Chapters

Badawi, Nesrine. “Sunni Islam. Part I: Classical Sources” in Religion, War and Ethics: A Sourcebook of Textual Traditions, Edited by Gregory M. Reichberg and Henrik Syse, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014

Encyclopedia Entries

Wasserstein, David J. and Nesrine Badawi. "Ibn Ḥazm, Abū Muḥammad ʿAlī ibn Aḥmad." In The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law. Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Peters, Rudolph and Nesrine Mahmoud Badawi. "Jihād." In The [Oxford] Encyclopedia of Islam and Law. Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Other Publications

Badawi, Nesrine. “Introduction to Islamic Law”, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, Harvard University, February 2009

Badawi, Nesrine. “Islamic Jurisprudence and the Regulation of Armed Conflict”, Program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Research, Harvard University, February 2009

Badawi, Nesrine. “‘An Muḥākamat Mubārak”, Shorouk Daily Newspaper, 11 December 2014 (in Arabic).

Research Interest
  • Islamic jurisprudence
  • International humanitarian law and the relationship between international law and Islamic law