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University of Sharjah Award for Islamic Economy Researches

Introduction:

The initiation and launching of the University of Sharjah Award for research on Islamic economics arises in response to the emerging awareness of, need for and interest in Islamic economics and studies that address economic crises and provide clarifications and key solutions for the betterment of markets, finances and the economy as a whole. This has led research institutions and academic organisations to pay serious attention to and take an interest in studying issues of Islamic economics from different perspectives so as to achieve results that would lead to real and significant development in the monetary and banking industries, as well as in related fields, particularly that of Islamic banking, whose efforts are put into the practical applications of the principles and concepts of the Islamic economy.

In order to tackle the aforementioned economical and financial challenges and to play a positive and productive role, the Sharjah Islamic Center for Economy & Finance Studies at the University of Sharjah offers this award to researchers, specialists and academics in the field of economics, finance and banking.  It worth mentioning that this initiation is in line with the vision, mission, goals and aims of the Sharjah Islamic Center for Economy & Finance Studies at the University of Sharjah. As the center encourages generating theoretical and practical knowledge, it is calling for the conducting of research, the production of thorough and relevant studies, the dissemination of knowledge as well as innovations in Islamic economics and banking. 

 

Committees:

Supervisory Committee:

  • Prof. Maamar Bettayeb, Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies                       Chair
  • Dr. Salah Taher, Vice Chancellor for Community Affairs                                                           Member
  • Prof. Awad Al Khalaf, Dean of the College of Shari'a and Islamic Studies                              Member
  • Dr. Ibrahim Ali Al-Mansoori, Director of the Sharjah Center for Islamic Economy            Member

Organizing Committee:

  • Dr. Ibrahim Ali Al-Mansoori, Director of the Sharjah Center for Islamic Economy            Chair
  • Dr. Shareefa Al Marazooqi, Director of the Media Center                                                           Member
  • Ms. Fatima Sajwani, Director of Conference Office                                                                       Member
  • Mr. Khaled Abdalla Al Raboy, Director of Department of Public Relations                           Member
  • Mr. Hasan Al Balghouni, Director of Department of Public Relations, SIB                             Member
  • Mr. Mohammad Ghanim, Training Specialist, Sharjah Islamic Center                                    Secretary              

 

Scientific Committee

  • Prof. Mohamed Sumeran                  College of Sharia and Islamic Studies                           Chair
  • Dr. Ibrahim Ali Al-Mansoori            Director of the Sharjah Center for Islamic Economy              Rapporteur
  • Prof. Esmael Al-Issawy                       Prof. of Comparative jurisprudence & Transactions              Member
  • Prof. Ali Ahmad Al-Mehdawi           Prof. of Civil Law                                                                   Member
  • Prof. Emad Al Dein Abd Elhay         Prof. of Commercial Law and Banking Operations. Member
  • Dr. Alaa Yaqoub Yousuf                     Associate Prof. of Commercial Law.                               Member
  • Dr. Mohammed Qasem Al-Shboul  Associate Prof. of Finance and Banking.                      Member
  • Dr.Mohamed Shikh Albaity              Assistant Prof. of Islamic Finance                                  Member

Features of the award:

  • It is the first of its kind in the field of economics and finance studies in the Arab region
  • It is concerned with practical and applied aspects that promote Islamic finance and the development of the banking system locally, regionally and globally.
  •  It is the first step towards creating authoritative sources and references in the discipline of Islamic economics, finance and banking studies at the international level.
  • It is followed up with launching peer reviewed journals specialized in the field of Islamic economics, finance and banking, with an emphasis on originality, integrity and objectivity. 

Objectives of the award:

    1. Encourage researchers, both local and international, in the field Islamic economics, finance and banking
    2. Enhancing creative research and promoting intellectual environments in the field of Islamic economics, finance and banking
    3. Rooting the reality and concept of research scopes in the field of Islamic economics in various domains: Sharia, law and economics.
    4. Activate the role of scientific research to enhance the goods and services provided and offered by Islamic financial institutions.
    5.  Investing modern technology in applied studies related to the field of Islamic economics, finance and banking.
    6. To benefit from research findings, create attractive work environments for experts and specialists in the discipline of Islamic economics, finance and banking and work towards realizing sustainable development for Islamic financial institutions.   

Award areas:

The award is presented to researchers in the following specializations:

  • Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Law
  • Islamic Economy.

Criteria of research papers:

  1. Originality, integrity, objectivity and innovation.
  2. The paper should be a practical applied study that would help enhance and provide solutions to current economic issues and crises.
  3. Should not have won another award or presented at a conference or previously published.
  4. Observance of instructions of research methodology.
  5. To provide the abstract in both Arabic and English in no more 750 words.
  6. The research paper should not exceed 35 pages.
  7. The paper should be typed out in Times New Roman, font 14.
  8. The researcher will be informed of the result of the review and evaluation of his/her paper
  9. The researcher should include his/her curriculum vitae (C.V) along with the research paper.
  10. The researcher should include a copy of his/her passport and latest qualification certificate.
  11. Papers which do not fulfil the criteria shall not be considered.
  12. Copy right of the winning papers is given to the award organization

Important Note: Researchers should follow the guidelines of the University of Sharjah journals which are available via the link below:

http://www.sharjah.ac.ae/en/Research/spu/JournalSLS/Pages/Publishing-Rules.aspx

 

Evaluation Criteria:

(Importance of the topic 30%)

  • Importance of the topic and its relevance to the award objectives.
  • Reasons for choosing the topic.
  • Originality of the topic and its relevance to the Islamic economy.
  • To state the problem statement.

(Methodology 30%)

  • Originality and integrity of literature review references.
  • Statement of the research hypothesis.
  • Research case study.
  • Research design.
  • Data analysis.
  • Scope of the study and its justification.

(Research findings - 30%)

  • Presentation of research findings including discussion, analysis and comparisons with existing literature review. 
  • Contribution to the field.
  • Contribution to the solving of emerging Islamic economic issues.
  • Contribution to the broadening of workers' experience in the field of Islamic economics.

 (Researcher skills - 15%)

  • Language and style.
  • Compilation of the bibliography.
  • Creativity.

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission: end of November  2018.
  • Full paper submission: end of January 2019.
  • Announcement of results: end of April 2019.

Awards:

Field of Sharia:

  • First prize: AED 15,000
  • Second prize: AED 10,000
  • Third prize: AED 5,000

Field of law:

  • First prize: AED 15,000
  • Second prize: AED 10,000
  • Third prize: AED 5,000

Field of Economics:

  • First prize: AED 15,000
  • Second prize: AED 10,000
  • Third prize: AED 5,000

Researches Dissemination:

The winning researches will be published in a special issue of the University of Sharjah Journal.

BOOKLET of the University of Sharjah Award for Islamic Economy 2019.pdf

Registration Form UoS Award 2018.docx

 

For submission:

All applications should be submitted to: mghanim@sharjah.ac.ae

 

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