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6th Sfax International Forum on Islamic Finance

Islamic Economy and Finance in the Age of Digital Transformations

8-9 April 24-25 October 2020 , Hotel Syphax, Sfax-Tunisia

Registration form call for papers


    • Islamic Finance in the Digital Area
    • Digitization and Islamic Financial Institutions (banks, insurance, crowd funding)
    • FinTech: innovation and risks
    • Risk Sharing and FinTech
    • FinTech and Finance Market
    • Blockchain and sustainable development (Zakah, Waqf,,economic empowerment)
    • Blockchain for Zakah and Waqf management
    • Smart contracts and Islamic finance
    • Cryptocurrency between Shariah vision and economic impacts
    • Islamic Fintech between Shariah rules, regulations, and economic efficiency
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Publication of articles

- Papers accepted by the forum scientific committee will be published in a collective work.

- A number of articles may be submitted on the proposal of the forum scientific committee for possible publication in journals indexed after validation of the reading committee of the journal in question.

  • Articles in Arabic and English will be published in the ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance journal.
  • French language articles will be published in IRTI's journal Study in Islamic Economics.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for sending paper abstracts :
  • January 31th, June 10th,  2020
  • Decision of the scientific committee :
  • February 15st,  July 10th, 2020
  • Deadline for sending the paper last version :
  • March 10th, Spetember 10th, 2020
  • The fourm will be organized :
  • 7-8 April 2020   24-25 October 2020


Ez-Zitouna University, Tunisia, launches a call for papers on Islamic Economy and Finance in the Age of Digital Transformations in the framework of the 6th Sfax International Forum on Islamic Finance (SIFIF, 2020) to be held in Sfax,Tunisia on April 8th and 9th, 2020 .

This forum is organized in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), International Shariah Research Academy (ISRA) and European Academy for Islamic Finance and Economics (EAIFE).

This forum aims at urging Shari’ah scholars, economists, academics, researchers, and Islamic finance professionals to take part in this event, and share their new and innovative ideas in the field of Blockchain, Fintech and Islamic Finance.


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