2014-2015 Qatar University Fellow
Ahmad Alown is the 2014-2015 CIRS Qatar University Fellow. Alown is a Qatari researcher who earned his Ph.D. in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Fiqh and Usul Alfiqh) from the International Islamic University in Malaysia. Among Alown’s publications are “The Sharia Ruling on Currencies Commerce According to Margin System” in The Jordan Journal of Islamic Studies, and “Sharia Principles for the Electronic Commerce in the International Currencies.” He participates in conference regarding Islamic finance and economy in Jordan, Malaysia, the United States, and Qatar.
During his fellowship at CIRS, Alown worked on a research project titled, “Effect of Religious Education on the Development of Ethics in Contemporary Society: An Applied Study on Curricula of Religious Education Qatar.”