Time for "one size fits all" to become history in healthcare industry, precision medicine experts say in QF-backed Al Jazeera documentary
The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is recruiting two visiting research professors to enrich CILE’s research ventures by organizing interdisciplinary
Are you interested in having Master of Arts (MA) degree in a pioneer field with great potential for both academia and the wider labor market?
The College of Islamic Studies (CIS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) cordially invites you to attend its
Join the Graduate Studies Information Session  to learn more about the innovative graduate programs offered by the College of Islamic Studies.
Debates on the subject of ijtihad have been continuous among reformers in Egypt, Syria and Tunisia since in the end of the nineteenth century.
Watch the Promotional Video of CILE Second Annual International Conference, and discover the discussion panels. This big event will explore “ Ethics in a Changing World: Contemporary Perspectives”. The Conference will be held in Georgetown University in Qatar on March 15th -16th . If you live in Qatar, please join us in the conference room, if you live outside Qatar, you can still attend the conference via live streaming on:
CILE International Conference on Al Resalah TV: broadcasting schedules
Would you like to participate in the CILE next Summer School in Granada, June 2015?
The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is pleased to invite you to its upcoming Summer School in Granada, Spain, from 16th to 20th May, 2016.
Submissions should be sent to: Dr. Carrie York Al-Karam
The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) a member of Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in Hamad Bin Khali
The Doha-based Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is pleased to invite scholars, academics and researchers to submit their research papers to a closed three-day seminar on “I


6-8 December 2020

Links to Register and Watch the Livestream

    Join the live discussion on November 16, 2020 from 4 to 6 pm Doha time by clicking this LINK.

    Ethics and Maqasid

    15-19 May 2017

    Join us at the auditorium of the College of Islamic Studies, HBKU

    The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) held a seminar entitled "Islamic Ethics and Psychology" over three days from Saturday 22nd to Monday 24th November 2014 at Qatar Facult

    CILE held a seminar on “Politics and Ethics” 8-10 June, 2013 at its headquarters. The participants focused on two questions:
    o What is a civil state with Islamic reference?


    Articles & Essays

    By the end of 2020, a new hope was born to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. People worldwide started thinking about what course of action would work for them. Should they accept the vaccine? Or should they not? Some people’s hesitancy stemmed from religious grounds, and Muslims were no exception in…
    Philip Molyneux*  
    Ethics Abandoned: Medical Professionalism and Detainee Abuse in the War on Terror, released on Monday 5 November 2014, is the most recent report to highlight the repercussions of the post 9/11 U.S. government policy within the field of medical ethics.
    Human Genetics and its Applications A Comparative Juristic Study  
    Indeed, We have sent Our messengers with clear signs, and sent down with them the Scripture and the Balance that people may administer in justice. And We sent down iron, wherein is great strength and benefits for mankind, that God may distinguish those who support Him, though unseen, and His…
    First baby born by womb transplantation: "it is a sisterhood thing"
    There are those who, from childhood, are inclined to exhibit generosity, honesty, and patience while others seem inclined towards the opposite.
    In the name of God, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful
    The last three hundred years of Muslim history has witnessed the gap between law and ethics widen. Throughout various intervals in history, the discipline of law lost its connection with the ethical paradigm of Islam. The Islamic faith has been reduced to a legal barometer, a code of halal and …
    First baby born by womb transplantation: "it is a sisterhood thing"
    There are those who, from childhood, are inclined to exhibit generosity, honesty, and patience while others seem inclined towards the opposite.
    Regular and frequent consumption of meat has become a staple of food culture. In Western and also in Arab countries traditional dishes mostly contain meat or dairy products. Its consumption is a regular feature of food culture and it would be almost impossible for many to imagine a life without it.
    Islamism—or “political Islam”—is not dead. Those who have proclaimed its demise, or trumpeted the advent of a “post-Islamist” era, are wrong, as events in Africa, the Middle East and Asia clearly show. Islamism is not about to disappear, or even to fundamentally mutate. My thesis—my ideological…
    God has created Man and settled him on earth and put the earth at his service. God has also sent Messengers with divine laws to guide Man to achieve the purpose of his/her creation, namely, to be God’s vicegerent on earth.
    It would not be an exaggeration to claim that today Islamic spirituality has become the monopoly of the Sufis and faith-based civic engagement is more or less the exclusive domain of the Islamists.
    Despite the fact that Islam remains a powerful social force in the lives of the majority of its adherents, contemporary scholars lament the silence of Muslims on the environmental crisis. However, close scrutiny reveals a burgeoning ‘green’ movement amongst Muslims the world over. While scholarly…
    “Sexes’ being anatomically and physiologically different is a natural fact; from observation of their differences are drawn abstract notions of which the prototype is the opposition identical/different, on which are shaped so many other conceptual oppositions used in our discourse of all sorts.[1…

    Get Involved

    Watch live events

    No live events at this time.


    Should we edit our Children’s Genomes?



    Do you believe in the concept of Ethics of War?

    Subscribe to our monthly newsletter

    Manage your newsletter subscriptions
    Select the newsletter(s) to which you want to subscribe or unsubscribe.
    Every month we will email you our newsletter
    The subscriber's email address.
    Preferred language
    The e-mails will be localized in language chosen. Real users have their preference in account settings.
    Copyright © 2011-2021 Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics. All rights reserved.