Aina Khan, OBE has worked with many academic institutions in the UK and abroad. She has presented lectures and collaborated on projects with:
- Oxford University
- University of London:
- London School of Economics (LSE)
- School of Oriental and African studies (SOAS)
- Queen Mary College
- Institute of Advanced Legal Studies London
- Warwick University
- Cardiff University
- University of South Wales
- University of Kent
- University of Sussex
- University of Birmingham
- Harvard University
- Brandeis University, Boston, USA
- Washington University in St Louis
- Villanova University
- University of Milan, Italy
- University of Seville, Spain
- Erlingen University, Germany
- Max Planck Research Institute, Germany
- Interfaith Legal Advisers Network (ILAN)
- Law and Religion Scholars Network (LARSN)
AINA KHAN IN ACADEMICS
The Register Our Marriage Campaign established by Khan in 2014, calls for a change to the Marriage Act 1949 to ensure that all religious marriages are registered and encourages Muslims to register their marriages.
The Marriage Act 1949 requires all religious faiths (other than the Church of England, Jews and Quakers) to register their premises for the purpose of marriages. In order to form a legally valid marriage, the parties must give notice to the superintendent registrar and obtain a certificate authorising them to marry.
Regulations and Contestations 24-25 April 2017 De Montfort University Leicester, England.
To this end, this new interdisciplinary collection brings together scholars from numerous fields, including law, sociology, anthropology, psychology, demography, theology and art and design. Focusing on England and Wales, it explores in depth the specific issues arising from this jurisdiction’s Anglican heritage, demographic development, current laws and social practices.
Jewish and Muslim Women Divorcing in the UK – Pascale Fournier
When Jews and Muslims marry in Western countries, the ceremonies often include both a religious and civil element, thereby occupying cultural and legal spaces simultaneously. Under religious law, husbands and wives have distinct rights and responsibilities within the marriage. When a marriage breaks down, access to religious divorce is drawn sharply along gender lines.
Research and Publications