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Flavia Cortelezzi

Associate Professor of Political Economy in the Department of Law, Economics and Culture, at Insubria University Como (Italy) and Deputy Director of the Research Center “Religions, Rights and Economies in the Mediterranean Space” (REDESM) at the same university. Besides Insubria University, she is currently teaching at the Catholic University of Milan.

After receiving a Laurea Degree summa cum laude in Economics at the Catholic University of Milan she received a Master of Arts in Economics at the Université Catholique de Louvain la Neuve and Ph.D degree in Economics from the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna. During her PhD, she had been MPhil research student at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

She is currently leading international projects, such as the economic area of PRIMED

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Università degli Studi dell’Insubria - Italy

Religioni, Diritti ed Economie nello Spazio Mediterraneo (REDESM) - Italy

Comparative study on religious freedom across the two Mediterranean shores (Como and Varese)

The Research Centre “Religion, Law and Economy in the Mediterranean Area” (“Religioni, Diritti ed Economie nello Spazio Mediterraneo” – REDESM), established within the University of Insubria, aims to foster and develop research, knowledge exchange and education projects related to religious pluralism in the Mediterranean area, with the objective of achieving a better mutual knowledge among different religions, cultures and societies living in this key geopolitical region.

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Citizenship in the Arab World: Kin, Religion and Nation-State

  • Gianluca Parolin

The book is the fruit of five years of on-site research on citizenship in the Arab world. It takes a broader legal perspective to the multifaceted reality of nationality and citizenship. The method...

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Contemporary Issues in Islamic Law, Economics and Finance

  • Alessandro Ferrari
  • Flavia Cortelezzi

This book explores how Islam can impact the structures and performance of firms, financial institutions and capital markets across a range of countries and industries. The Islamic finance industry ...

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Personal Status Laws of Women in Egypt and Palestine

  • Asli Karaca

Title of the lecture : 'Institutionalized Islam in Personal Status Laws and Challenged Position of Women as ‘the Other’' In most of the Muslim-majority countries, personal status laws are the main...

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The legal status of non-Muslims in Algeria. The example of evangelicals and Ahmadis.

  • Zohra Aziadé Zemirli

This book, which focuses on the situation before 2019, provides keys to explaining the origins of the popular protest movement, the hirak. It shows how the State controls the society, which is pred...

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Thinking Jihadist Radicalisation: Actors, Theories, Transformations

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Is God a Lawgiver? Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Ius divinum

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Law that invokes divine appointment or other religious justifications is repeatedly the focus of general attention in Germany. Beyond the concrete religious legal provisions, there is a reflection ...

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Environmentalism and sustainability as an expression of Islamic moral orientation

  • Ida Zilio-Grandi

Abstract : The essay emphasizes cultural specificities, starting with the terminology currently used to describe sustainability, and investigates the lack of homogeneity of the semantic fields bel...

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Religions and Constitutional Transitions in the Muslim Mediterranean

  • Alessandro Ferrari

This book investigates the role of Islam and religious freedom in the constitutional transitions of six North African and Middle Eastern countries, namely Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Turkey, ...