Rajnaara Akhtar

Publications

BOOKS, EDITED VOLUMES, SPECIAL ISSUES, and FILMS

Akhtar, Rajnaara, Rebecca Probert and Annelies Moors, 2018, co-editor, Special Issue ‘Non-state registered marriages’, The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7, 3.

Akhtar, Rajnaara, Rebecca Probert and Annelies Moors, 2018, co-editor, Special Issue ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations’, Sociology of Islam 6, 3.

ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC JOURNALS and EDITED VOLUMES

Akhtar, Rajnaara, Rebecca Probert and Annelies Moors, 2018, ‘Informal Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations’, The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7, 3: 367-375. Pre-final version.

Akhtar, Rajnaara, 2018, ‘Modern Traditions in Muslim Marriage Practices, Exploring English Narratives’, The Oxford Journal of Law and Religion 7, 3: 427-454. Open access.

Moors, Annelies, Rajnaara Akhtar and Rebecca Probert, 2018, Introduction: ‘Contextualizing Muslim Religious-Only Marriages’, Sociology of Islam 6, 3: 263-273. Pre-final version.

 

Presentations 

Akhtar, Rajnaara. Unregistered Marriages in Qatar: A Balance of Rights and Power, presentation at INSRUM (International Network for Scholars Researching Unregistered Marriages) 2nd International Conference ‘Muslim Marriages: Plurality of Norms and Practices in Muslim-Majority Contexts’, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 11-12 April 2019.

Akhtar, Rajnaara. Modern Traditions in Muslim Marriage Practices: An English Case Study, presentation at Conference ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations’, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 24-25 April 2017.