Dr Nowrin Tamanna
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Dr Tamanna currently teaches the following courses on the LL.B programme:
- Equity and Trusts
- Legal Skills
- Introduction to Islamic Law.
Areas of Interest
Her broader research interests include comparative equality jurisprudence, feminist engagements with religious laws and public private divide, Islamic personal law reform.
Research groups / Centres
- Tamanna, N. (2014) The 'welfare of the child' in Shari'a law: an analysis of child custody law and practices in Bangladesh from a feminist perspective. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 26 (3). pp. 283-300. ISSN 1358-8184
- Tamanna, N. (2013) Recognition of "difference" in Shari'a: a feminist scrutiny through the lens of substantive equality. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 35 (3). pp. 329-345. ISSN 1469-9621 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/09649069.2013.802435
- Tamanna, N. (2008) Personal status laws in Morocco and Tunisia: A comparative exploration of the possibilities for equality-enhancing reform in Bangladesh. Feminist Legal Studies, 16 (3). pp. 323-343. ISSN 0966-3622 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10691-008-9099-9
- Reviewing "From Patriarchy to Gender Equity: Family Law and its Impact on Women in Bangladesh: Implications for Development" (2003) Feminist Legal Studies 11(1) 99-104.
LL.B, LL.M, Ph.D (Kent); Advocate
Nowrin Tamanna joined the Law School in September 2006. Her doctoral thesis was in the area of gender equality and Islamic personal law with emphasis on development of equality jurisprudence in Canada, South Africa, Tunisia, Morocco and South Asia. Before joining the School she had taught law at Oxford Brookes and at the University of Kent and worked with various Human Rights organisations specialising in gender issues, law reform, alternative dispute resolution and legal aid in South Asia.