Brief Bio

Roberta Aluffi is Associate Professor of Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Turin, where she also teaches Islamic Law and African Law. She formerly taught at the University of Pavia (1993-1996). She was visiting professor or lecturer in a number of universities (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris), University of Alicante, Faculty of Theology of Lugano (CH), University of Milan, University of Siena, University of Marrakesh). Roberta Aluffi is Member of the Board of Direction of FIERI (International and European Forum on Migration Research); founding Committee Member of IDEDI (Intercultura, Democrazia e Diritto); Member of the Advisory Board of the International Summer School in Law and Religion of the University of Siena and Member of the Editorial Board of Daimon, Annuario di Diritto Comparato delle Religioni. She served on the Interior Minister’s Advisory Board on social integration and citizenship (2007-2008).

Roberta Aluffi’s main research interests are family law in the Arab Countries and on the challenges faced by the European legal systems in integrating Islam.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • Legal Pluralism in Action: Religious Marriage Laws and the State (Spring 2022)
  • Islamic Law in a Transnational Perspective (Spring 2022, Spring 2010)