The Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Private Law is hosting a conference on the development of family and succession law in Islamic countries from 17-19 October 2013. The conference will be held in Hamburg, Germany. The language of the Conference is English. The conference will look at the different means of developing family and succession law. The dynamics of this development will be traced through lectures on the national laws of selected Islamic countries and three simultaneously held workshops. In addition, the findings of the research conducted by the Max Planck Research Group “Changes in God’s Law – An Inner Islamic Comparison of Family and Succession Law” established at the Institute in April 2009 will be presented to the conference participants.Please refer to the Conference Program for further information (flyer). Registration for the work-shops is open until 15 September 2013.