Sefer Korkmaz

Visiting Researcher





Sefer Korkmaz has a B.A. degree in Islamic Theology from Istanbul University. In 2019, he graduated from the Department of Islamic Law at Istanbul University after completing his M.A. thesis on interest-free housing systems in Turkey. As a Ph.D. candidate in the Islamic Law Program at Istanbul University, he is currently performing doctoral research about the application of computing technology to Islamic law at the Centre for Digital Humanities at Aga Khan University-ISMC in London under the supervision of Prof. Sarah Boven Savant, funded by The Scientific and Technological Research Council (TUBITAK). His interests include the legal history of Arab lands under Ottoman rule, legal manuscripts, and Islamic finance modern applications.