Fscire-Banca d’Italia Call 2020: Applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships

Fscire is looking for one research fellow to be involved in the project Theology, economic thought and commercial practices: feneratio, ribā and interest rate in Christianity and Islam focusing on the ribā in classical Islamic thought, co-funded by Banca d’Italia.

Research Topic

The ribā in classical Islamic thought: theology, economic thought and practices.

Research Aims

Framing theological and juridical debates on usury (ribā) in classical Islam and the progressive definition of interest rate, and assess its impact on institutions, credit and commercial practices through case studies.


Applications should be sent to: Fondazione per le scienze religiose “Giovanni XXIII”, via San Vitale 114, 40125 Bologna or segreteria@fscire.it by 25 July 2020.


Read more in the Call for Applications.

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