Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law & Practice

ISSN 2633-6626

Call for Papers

The Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law & Practice (MJTILP) is pleased to announce the call for papers for its forthcoming issue. MJTILP is a peer reviewed journal which is available at the and can also be accessed on HeinOnline.

The journal welcomes submission of articles that meet its objectives for consideration with a view to publication. The journal comprises of three sections: (1) Articles; (2) Recent Developments; and (3) Book Reviews. The normal word length for articles is between 5000-15000 words including footnotes. The journal also welcomes shorter contributions (between 2000 to 3000 words) for its ‘Recent Developments’ section.

The MJTILP is not restricted to any specific field of law and aims to cover a wide range of subjects relevant to Islamic law and practice. Topics of particular interest include: transnational forms of Islamic law; constitutional developments, law reform and application of international law in the Muslim world; application of Sharia in Muslim or non-Muslim States; accommodation of Muslims in non-Muslim State; comparative practices of Muslim majority States; and intersections between Islamic law and international law or other religious and secular legal systems. For detailed aims of the MJTILP, please visit the journal’s website:

The journal also welcomes reviews of monographs and edited collections published recently on any of the above topics. For book review enquiries, please get in touch with our Book Review Editor Dr Khaled Bashir (

All submissions must be original, unpublished works, and not under consideration elsewhere. All publications are subject to transfer of copyright to the publisher. We are happy to discuss permissions to authors on justifiable grounds.


Editorial correspondence, including submissions to the journal should be made electronically to Editor-in-Chief of the Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law & Practice Dr Ahmad Ghouri via email:

For further information, including submission criteria and style guidelines please refer to journal website:

Advance Publications:

Accepted manuscripts may be first published online as ‘Advance Publications’. All Advance Publications will be included in the subsequent Issue/Volume of the Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law & Practice.