The Maydan is proud to partner with www.islamiccourses.com to present a video-recording of Professor Yasin Dutton’s lecture titled “The Qur’an as a Multiform Oral Text & The Utility of Early Manuscripts.” The lecture was organized by Islamic Courses and held at Ebrahim College in London on July 30, 2018.
Yasin Dutton is Professor and Head of School of Languages and Literatures at University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research interests span early Islamic law; early Quranic manuscripts; and Islamic law in the modern world. His publications include The Origins of Islamic Law: The Qur’an, the Muwatta’ and Madinan ‘Amal (Richmond: Curzon Press, 1999); Original Islam: Malik and the Madhhab of Madina (London: Routledge, 2007) and (ed.) The Codicology of Islamic Manuscripts: Proceedings of the Second Conference of AlFurqan Islamic Heritage Foundation (London: Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, 1995) 2nd edition 2003.