Dr Ghena Krayem

BA LLB PhD (Sydney) GradDipLegalPrac (College of Law)
Lecturer

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

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Research interests

  • Multiculturalism
  • Legal pluralism
  • Islamic law
  • Dispute resolution

Teaching and supervision

  • Foundations of Law
  • The Legal Profession
  • Public Law
  • Federal Constitutional Law

Conference papers and seminar presentations

  • Krayem, G, ‘One law, but should it rule us all? How different indigenous and ethnic groups deal with family breakdown’, 15th Annual Family Law Conference, Hobart, 14-17 October 2012
  • Krayem, G, ‘What is ‘accommodation’ of shariah? Does one size fit all or will the shoe never fit? An ontological inquiry across common law jurisdictions’, Multiple Religious Modernities Conference, University of Western Sydney, 28-30 September 2012
  • Krayem, G, ‘The Challenge of Muslim Communities in Multicultural States’, Multiculturalism; Perspectives from Australia, Canada and China Conference, University of Sydney, 21-22 November 2011.
  • Krayem, G, ‘Engaging CALD Communities in Family Dispute Resolution; A collaborative approach’, Family and Relationships Services Australia Conference, Gold Coast, 8-10 November 2011.
  • Krayem, G, “Family Dispute Resolution Procedures for the Muslim Community”, 2009 Family Law Conference, NSW Legal Aid, 2009
  • Krayem, G, “From Veiling to Unveiling”, An International Conference – Law, Religion and Social Change, Australian National University, 25-27 May 2006
  • Krayem, G, “Forging an Identity – Australian or Muslim? Integration or Isolation?”, presented at a forum organised by the United Muslim Women’s Association, 26 November 2005
  • Krayem, G, “Jihad: Terrorism or a Muslim’s highest Aspiration”, presented at a forum organised by the United Muslim Women’s Association, Rydges Hotel, Bass Hill, 7 September 2005
  • Krayem, G, “Recognition of religious law/practices: An accommodation of diversity or an obstacle to women’s rights?”, presented at 2005 Julius Stone Institute Conference: Sex, Gender and Rights: A Conference, University of Sydney, 5 August 2005
  • Krayem, G, “The interrelationship of Islamic Family Law and Australian Family Law”, LAWASIAdownunder Conference, 21st - 24th March 2005, Gold Coast AUSTRALIA

Selected publications

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Books

  • Krayem, G. (2014). Islamic Family Law in Australia: To Recognise or Not To Recognise. Australia: Melbourne University Publishing.

Book Chapters

  • Krayem, G. (2014). Balancing Freedom of Speech and the Rights of Muslim Minority groups in the Australian context (Forthcoming). In Erich Kolig (Eds.), Freedom of Speech and Islam. United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Company.
  • Krayem, G. (2014). Shariah and Muslim Women's Agency in a Multicultural Context (Forthcoming). The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from Around the World. Germany: Springer.
  • Krayem, G. (2013). Australian Muslim Women: Skilful Legal Negotiators in a Plural Legal World. In A Saeed and H McCue (Eds.), Family Law and Australian Muslim Women, (pp. 70-94). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.
  • Krayem, G. (2010). Multiculturalism and Its Challenges for Muslim Women. In Shahram Akbarzadeh (Eds.), Challenging Identities: Muslim Women in Australia, (pp. 105-129). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

Journals

  • Krayem, G. (2003). Personal Reflections - Being an Australian-Muslim Woman Post-September 11. Pandora's Box, 14.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Krayem, G., Farache, H. (2008). Grim picture of sharia hides its useful aspects. The Sydney Morning Herald.

Report

  • Krayem, G. (2010). Emergency Relief Funding for Muslim Communities in Western Sydney: A Community Consultation.
  • Krayem, G. (2010). Freedom of Religion, Belief and Gender: A Muslim Perspective.

2014

  • Krayem, G. (2014). Balancing Freedom of Speech and the Rights of Muslim Minority groups in the Australian context (Forthcoming). In Erich Kolig (Eds.), Freedom of Speech and Islam. United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Company.
  • Krayem, G. (2014). Islamic Family Law in Australia: To Recognise or Not To Recognise. Australia: Melbourne University Publishing.
  • Krayem, G. (2014). Shariah and Muslim Women's Agency in a Multicultural Context (Forthcoming). The Sociology of Shari'a: Case Studies from Around the World. Germany: Springer.

2013

  • Krayem, G. (2013). Australian Muslim Women: Skilful Legal Negotiators in a Plural Legal World. In A Saeed and H McCue (Eds.), Family Law and Australian Muslim Women, (pp. 70-94). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

2010

  • Krayem, G. (2010). Emergency Relief Funding for Muslim Communities in Western Sydney: A Community Consultation.
  • Krayem, G. (2010). Freedom of Religion, Belief and Gender: A Muslim Perspective.
  • Krayem, G. (2010). Multiculturalism and Its Challenges for Muslim Women. In Shahram Akbarzadeh (Eds.), Challenging Identities: Muslim Women in Australia, (pp. 105-129). Melbourne: Melbourne University Press.

2008

  • Krayem, G., Farache, H. (2008). Grim picture of sharia hides its useful aspects. The Sydney Morning Herald.

2003

  • Krayem, G. (2003). Personal Reflections - Being an Australian-Muslim Woman Post-September 11. Pandora's Box, 14.

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