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Biography

Dr Ayesha Shahid is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Coventry Law School. Prior to joining Coventry University Ayesha was Law lecturer at Brunel University and University of Hull. She has also held full-time and part-time lectureships at Faculty of Law, University of Peshawar, Pakistan and University of Warwick, UK. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of International Human Rights Law, Islamic Family Law, Gender and the Law and Public International Law. Her monograph titled, Silent Voices, Untold Stories Women Domestic Workers and their Struggle for Empowerment has been published by the Oxford University Press. Ayesha has recently co-edited a book,  International Law and Islam, Historical Explorations, Brill 2018. She has published articles in peer reviewed journals, book chapters in edited collections and has received external research grants from UKCLE,  Philip Reckett Foundation, Asia Foundation, International Labor Organization, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.  Ayesha has been appointed as national consultant(2017-2019) for the ‘Family and Child Law’,  research project, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private International Law. Ayesha is the Associate Editor of the Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law,   Editor of the Journal of Islamic Law and International Law, and former Editor in Chief of the Journal of Islamic State Practices in International Law. In 2016-2017, Ayesha was awarded  research fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and Private International law. In 2002, Ayesha received the prestigious Warwick Postgraduate Research Fellowship Award to pursue her doctoral study. She has twice been the recipient of International Research Fellowship Award, Center for Human Rights, Columbia University (2000 and 2002). Ayesha also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in teaching ‘Human Rights Law’, from Columbia University, USA.

Education/Academic qualification

Law, Doctorate, University of Warwick

Sep 20022007

Postgraduate Diploma, Columbia University

Aug 2000Dec 2000

External positions

Lecturer, Brunel University

20112017

Lecturer in Law, University of Hull

Jan 20082011

Part-time Lecturer, University of Warwick

Jun 2007Dec 2007

Keywords

  • K Law (General)
  • Human Rights
  • Islamic Law
  • Gender and the Law
  • Women and Children Rights
  • International Law

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Research Output 1995 2019

Pakistan Country Report: Establishing filiation: Towards a social definition of the family in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law

Shahid, A. & Ali Khan, I., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Establishing filiation: Towards a social definition of the family in Islamic and Middle Eastern Law? . Vol. (In-Press). p. (In-Press)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pakistan
Law
act
legislation
guardianship
United Arab Emirates
obligation
exploitation
prostitution
human rights

An Exploration of the 'Global' History of International Law: Some Perspectives from within the Islamic Legal Traditions

Shahid, A., Dec 2018, International Law and Islam - Historical Explorations . de la Rasilla, I. & Shahid, A. (eds.). Brill

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

international law
history
centrism
jurist
sixteenth century

Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Shahid, A. & Rehman, J., 13 Aug 2018, Brill. 500 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or Edited Book

International Law and Islam: Historical Explorations

De La Rasilla, I. & Shahid, A., 13 Dec 2018, Brill.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or Edited Book

Activities 1997 2019

16th ASLI Conference 2019: The Rule of Law and the Role of Law in Asia

Ayesha Shahid (Speaker)
11 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

'Islamic Law and the Islamic Humanities Network' Workshop funded by Midlands Innovation and University of Birmingham.

Ayesha Shahid (Speaker)
28 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Marriage and Divorce in Islamic Law' workshop organised by the Centre for the Study of Islam Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter.

Ayesha Shahid (Speaker)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Asian Yearbook of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Journal)

Ayesha Shahid (Editor-in-chief)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

15th Asian Law Institute Annual International Conference

Ayesha Shahid (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference