Islamic manuscripts and the law of cultural property

The following are those lectures and handouts delivered by IDRAK Director Scott Morrison in the course ‘Safeguarding Islamic Books and Manuscripts: an Introduction to Cultural Heritage and Property Law’ . The event was held in Doha, Qatar, in cooperation with The Islamic Manuscripts Association and the Qatar National Library:

Sunday 3 April 2016

‘Cultural Property for Non-Lawyers’

Monday 4 April 2016

‘Law of Cultural Property: national and international’

‘Application of Law to Practise: some case studies’ (includes slides presented on Tuesday 5 April)

Public Lecture at Georgetown University: ‘The Legal Protection of Islamic Manuscripts in War: international and British Law and the case of Syria’

Tuesday 5 April 2016

see ‘Application of Law to Practise: some case studies’ above

‘Application and Improvement of Law, Policy and Practice’ (not delivered orally)

  • includes overview of ADR
  • includes soft law, and registries

The Lydian Hoard: Alternative Dispute Resolution Exercise

Normative Questions: selected quotations (handed out, neither delivered orally nor discussed)