Julien Pélissier

Julien PélissierBorn in 1978, Julien Pélissier is a post-doctoral Researcher in Islamic studies at the IREMAM (Aix-en-Provence), since January 2014. He submitted his PhD, focused on the theorization of Islamic economic doctrine by Iraqi thinker Muhammad Baqer al-Sadr, in December 2009 at the Université de Toulouse.

Droit Musulman - Ecole Ahl-Ul-BaytBetween 2010 and 2013, he has been a lecturer at the Tehran University for courses related to Islamic law and economics. In 2010, he was awarded a research grant by the British academy and Brismes within the “Hawza project” scheme under the supervision of Prof.Gleave from Exeter University’s Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.

He has collaborated with several academic and scientific Journals and Magazines, such as “Global Islamic Finance”. He contributed to the republication of the translation by Amédée Querry (1872) of a 13th century legal compendium “Les règles juridiques de l’Islam sur les questions du licite et de l’illicite” authored by Muhaqqiq al-Hilli (Paris : Al-Bouraq, 2011, 916p) and wrote its introduction.

His research and his field work for the WAFAW Project mainly concern the economic project of Islamist trends in the current context of Arab Uprisings and changes of the political landscape. It aims at understanding related economic ideas in calling up history of ideas, Islamic studies and economic approaches.