About

Prof. Dr. Ahmed Akgunduz

University
The Islamic University of Rotterdam, The Faculty of Islamic Sciences, Bergsingel 135, 3037 GC, Rotterdam.
E-mail
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Telephone
003110 485 47 21
Fax
003110 484 31 47
Birth Date
12 February 1955
Birth Place
Malkaya
Education
Law, Islamic Law and The History of Turkish law
Dissertation
The Institution of Wakf in Islamic Law and Ottoman Practice, Law School, Dicle University, Turkey
Date of Def.
1986
Title of Def.
The Institution of Wakf in Islamic Law and Ottoman Practice
Objective
Islamic Law, Turkish Law History; especially specialist at the Ottoman Legal System and Archives
EDUCATION
1980
BA, College of Islamic Sciences, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey.
1982
JD, Law School, Istanbul University, Turkey.
1983
L.L.M., Law History, Law School, Dicle University, Turkey
1986
Ph.D., Law History. Dissertation: The Institution of Wakf in Islamic Law and Ottoman Practice, Law School, Dicle University, Turkey
EMPLOYMENT/ CAREER
1982-86
University of Dicle, School of Law, Turkey. Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant. To teach on Turkish Law History and its practice at Ottoman Empire.
1985
University of Kuwait with research grant about Islamic Law and its practise at the Ottoman Empire; especially on pious foundations in the Ottoman Empire.
1985
Tenure, Assoc. Professor
1986
Tenor Full Professor. Ottoman Legal System and Islamic Law
1986-87
University of Selçuk, Konya Turkey, School of Law, Department of Ottoman Legal System, Islamic Law and Hıstory of Law. Assistant Professor.
1986-88
Expert Adviser at the Ottoman Archives (Prime Ministry, General Directory of State Archives) and Member Committee for teaching Ottoman Scriptures
1987-92
Associate Professor with tenure, School of Law, Department of Ottoman Legal System, Islamic Law and History of Law.
1989
Member of Advisory Board for Ottoman Archives.
1992
Full Professor of Law History, Islamic Law and Ottoman Legal System at Dumlupinar Uni.
1993-96
Dean of Faculty, Dumlupinar University, Turkey
1994-97
Head of Foundation at the Foundation of Ottoman Researches in Istanbul.
1997-98
Visiting Professor, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
2001-
Rector, Islamic University of Rotterdam, Netherlands
2011 Visiting Professor, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyah of Law, International University of Malaysia.
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AND PUPLICATIONS
Books in English
Studies in Islamic Economics, Edited by Ahmed Akgunduz, (Rotterdam: IUR Press 2009)
Insturoduction to Islamic Law,  (Rotterdam: IUR Press 2010), Hardcover, 406 pp. Prce 30 Euro plus Post Costs..
Ottoman History – Misperceptions and Truths, by Ahmed Akgunduz and Said Ozturk, (Rotterdam: IUR Press 2011), Hardcover, 694 pp. Price 40 Euro plus Post Costs. ISBN ISBN 975–7268–28–3
Islamic Public Law,  (Rotterdam: IUR Press 2011), Hardcover, 734 pp. Price 45 Euro plus Post Costs.
Books in Turkish
Osmanli Kanunnāmeleri Ve Hukukī Tahlilleri (Ottoman Legal Codes and Legislative Analysis), vols. I-IX, Istanbul:OSAV, 1989-1996.
İslam ve Osmanlı Hukuku Külliyatı, vol. I. Kamu Hukuku (Anayasa-İdare-Ceza-Usul-Vergi-Devletler Umumi), İstanbul 2011, Osmanlı Araştırmaları Vakfı.
İslam ve Osmanlı Hukuku Külliyatı, vol. II. Özel Hukuk (Şahsın Hukuku-Aile Hukuku), İstanbul 2012, Osmanlı Araştırmaları Vakfıç
İslam ve Osmanlı Hukuku Külliyatı, vol. I. Özel Hukuk (Miras-Borçlar-Eşya-Ticaret-Devletler Hususi), İstanbul 2012, Osmanlı Araştırmaları Vakfı.
Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Divan-ı Muhasebat’dan Sayıştay’a, İstanbul 2012, Osmanlı Araştırmaları Vakfı.
Tabular Yikiliyor (The Taboos are Being Ruined), vol. I-IV, Istanbul 1996, Foundation of Ottoman Research.
Belgeler Gerçekleri Konusuyor (The Documents of Ottoman Archives are declaring Trues), vol. i-v, Istanbul, Foundation of Ottoman Research.
Turk Hukuk Tarihi (Turkish Law History with Ottoman Practise), with Prof. Halil Cin, vol. i-ii, Selcuk University School Law Press, 1989.
Mukayeseli Islam Ve Osmanli Hukuku Kulliyati (Corpus Juris of Islamic and Ottoman Law Comparativly), Diyarbakir, 1986 School Law Press.
Islam Hukukunda Ve Osmanli Tatbikatinda Vakif Muessesesi (The Pious Foundation and Ottoman Practise), Ankara 1988, Turkish History Association.
Şer‘iye Sicilleri (Religious Court Records in the Ottoman Empire), vol. i-ii, Istanbul 1989, Foundation of Researchs of Turkish World.
Guneydogu Meselesi Ve Çözüm Yollari (Kurdish Problem and Its Ways of Solution in the light of Ottoman Archives), Istanbul 1994, Foundation of Ottoman Research.
Islamda Insan Haklari Beyannamesi (Declaration of Human Rights in Islam and Ottoman Practise), Istanbul 1991, TIMAS Press.
Eski Anayasa Hukukumuz ve Islam Anayasasi (Old Turkish Contitutional Law and Islamic Constitution), Istanbul 1992, Foundation of Ottoman Research.
Arşiv Belgeleri Isiginda Tarsus Tarihi Ve Ashab-i Kehf (The History of Tarsus and Seven Sleepers=Eshab-i Kehf in the light of documets of Ottoman Archives), Istanbul 1995.
Arsiv Belgeleri Isiginda Somuncu Baba Ve Neseb-i Alisi (The Saint Somuncu Baba and His High Generation in the lights of Documents of Ottoman Archives), Istanbul 1995.
Islam Hukukunda Kolelik Cariyelik Muessesesi Ve Osmanlida Harem (Male and Female Slavery in Islam and the Ottoman Harem), Istanbul 1995, Foundation of Ottoman Research.
Umumi Hukuk Tarihi (General Law History, The Text Book), Konya School Law Press, 1991.
Arşiv Belgeleri Işiginda Suleyman Hilmi Tunahan Efendi (The Saint Suleyman Hilmi Tunahan in the lights of Ottoman Documents), Istanbul 1997, Foundation of Ottoman Research.
Bilinmeyen Osmanli (Unknown Ottoman), OSAV, İstanbul 1999 (with Dr. Sait Ozturk).
Darende Tarihi, Istanbul 2002. (with Dr. Sait Ozturk and Yasar Baş).
Darende Temettuat Defterleri, Istanbul I-II, 2002 (with Dr. Sait Ozturk).
Üç Devirde Bir Mabed; Ayasofya, Istanbul 2005 (with Dr. Sait Ozturk and Yasar Baş).
Kiliseden Muzeye Ayasofya Camii, Istanbul 2006 (with Dr. Sait Ozturk and Yasar Baş).
Ermeni Meselesi, Istanbul:OSAV, 2007 (with Dr. Sait Ozturk).
Çandan Minareye Buyuk Itiraf, Hayat Yayinlari, Istanbul 2009.
Bilinmeyen Bir Dahi Bediuzzaman Said Nursi, Hayat Yayinlari, Istanbul 2010.
Osmanli Devleti’nde Gayr-i Muslimlerin Yonetimi, 2008 Istanbul Timas Yayinlari.
Her Yönüyle Harem, 2008 Istanbul Timas Yayinlari, 2009.
Islam ve Osmanli Çevre Hukuku, OSAV, Istanbul, 2009, 293pp.

Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Bediüzzaman Said Nursi ve İlmi Şahsiyeti I, OSAV, İstanbul, 2013


Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Bediüzzaman Said Nursi ve İlmi Şahsiyeti II, OSAV, İstanbul, 2014


Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Bediüzzaman Said Nursi ve İlmi Şahsiyeti III, OSAV, İstanbul, 2015


Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Bab-ı Ali den İstanbul Valiliğine, İstanbul Valiliği, İstanbul, 2013


Karşılaştırmalı Mecelle-i Ahkam-ı Adliye, OSAV, İstanbul, 2013


Arşiv Belgeleri Işığında Dahiliye Nezareti Tarihi, İç İşleri Bakanlığı, Ankara, 2015

Books in Arabic
Al-Dawlah al Othmaniyyah al-Majhulah, 2008 Istanbul OSAV, 792 pp.
At-Tashri al-Daribi ind al-Othmaniyyin (Ottoman Taxation and Legislation), Amman, 2004 (Trans. Fadil Bayat) Jordan University.

El-Vesaiq Tantuq Bil Haqaiq, OSAV, İstanbul, 2014

Books in Dutch

 

Inleiding tot het Islamitisch Recht, Rotterdam: IUR Press 2011, Hardcover, 470 pp. Prijs 30 Euro plus post kost. ISBN 978-90-817264-1-2.
REFEREED JOURNALS AND BOOKS
Research articles in English
Haji Baktash al-Wali, the Baktashiyyah and the Ottoman Janissary Corps, Sufi Illuminations, A Journal Devoted to the Study of Islam & Sufism, Vol. 4, No. 1, Spring 2008, pp. 57-67.
 
The Values and Norms of Islam, The Journal of Rotterdam Islamic and Social Sciences, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2010, p. 9-32.
Said Nursis Sicht uber die Ungäubigen und seine Methoden beim Aufruf zum Glauben, III. Bonner Said Nursi Symposion: Gläubige Bürger in der pluralen Gesellschaft – Muslime im Dialog (Hrsg. v. Ülker, Rüstem / Aries, Wolf D), 2008.
The IUR; an Academic Bridge between Islamic and Western Civilization, Book , Theologie im Plural – Hamburg University 2008.
Shari’ah Courts and Shari’ah Records: The Application of Islamic Law in the Ottoman State, Islamic Law and Society, Volume 16, Number 2, 2009, 202-230.
A Position on the Islamic Concept of Citizenship and Muslim Minorities, Islam and Civilisational Renewal (ICR), Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2009.
The Reasons for Rise and Decline of Ottoman State, Journal of Islam in Asia, Malaisia. Kuala Lumpur: December 2009
Cleanliness is half of religion: Ecology and responsibility in Islamic history, Book, Different Cultures, One World, Dialogue between Christians and Muslims about globalizing technology, (Eds. Henk Jochemsen and Jan van der Stoep), Amsterdam, 2010, pp. 75-86.
The Ottoman Waqf Administration in the 19th and early-20th century: Continuities and Discontinuities, Acta Orientalia Scientiarum Hungry, Volume (I), 99-115 (2011).

 

Sa‘id Nursi’s Approach to the Principles of Reasoning Vis-à-vis Analogical Inductive Reasoning (Pendirian Pemikiran Said Nrs berhubung Pemikran Analogis Induktif),
Journal of Islam in Asia, Vol. 8, No. 1, June 2011, pp. 158-179.

 

Migration and Inter-Generational Conflict – Barriers and Opportunities for the Intergration of the Second and Subsequent Generations of Muslims – Political Pre-Conditions and Social Environment, Wolfgang Benedek and Kamel G. Mahmud, Der Islam in Östereich und in Europa, (Graz: Universitat Graz, 2011), pp. 131-42

The Revelation in Works of Bediuzzaman,

Syposium over Said Nursi en Klaas Schilder, (Rotterdam: Islamitisch Vereiniging Cemaat-un Nur and Gereformeerde Kerken in Nederland, 2008), pp. 62-77.
Legal Developments in the Ottoman State (1299-1926), in “Ottoman Connections to the Malay World, Islam, Law and Society”, edited by Saim Kayadibi, (Kuala Lumpur: The Other Press (TOP), 2011), pp. 85-113

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