Dhaou Bsissa

Invited Researcher of Atlas Programme
Stay in France from October 1st to November 30th, 2020

Dhaou Bsissa in a Tunisian historian with special research interests in the History of Muslim Judicial Institution on modern and Contemporary Tunisian society. He is currently a researcher at the National Archives of Tunisia and  He is interests are in the history and anthropology of Muslim societies in Maghreb , with a strong emphasis on the study of Islamic legal texts.

Title: The role of Mufti in Tunisia  in the After math of the 19th Century Reforms and During te French Protectorate (1881 – 1956)

Keywords: Law and Society, The Judicial Institutions, Islamic Muftis, Fatwā, Muslim scholarship, Islamic Law

Selected publications

  • 2010 : «Attārif Bi Nasāb āl- ousrā āl- Bayramia» [Identification of the Ancestry of the Bayram Family]. Publisher: Arabesques Tunis, 2010.
  • 2012 : «The Register of Notaries in the Province of Jandouba, 1875 – 1921». In  History and Archives.
  • October 2020: āl-Fatwā wā Sināāt āl-Fatwā bi iyālāt Tounis fi Kāren 16 » « Fātwās and Their Production in Tunisia at the end of the 16th Century, » Publisher , dār kilmā Tunisia,2020.