At Glance:
Considering that halal issue constantly evolves over time, an effort of academicians, practitioners, and regulators to co-optimise the potential of the world’s halal industry is necessary. As one of the driving shaft of Islamic Economics, British Sharia Economic Society seeks to bridge it through a renowed annual event, which aims at providing a forum for sharing and promoting research and practice in corresponding fields as well as raising awarness of halal understanding.

First and Foremost: Halal at the Heart of All Industries

Conference papers are encouraged to be in line, but not limited to, with the following subtopics:

1. Halal Economic and Finance
2. Halal Food and Beverage
3. Halal Fashion and Cosmetics
4. Halal Travel and Tourism
5. Halal Education and Awareness
6. Halal Marketing
7. Sociological and Philosophycal Understanding of Halal and Islamic values
8. Islamic Human Resource Development
9. Regulatory Aspect
10. Governance and Certification
11. Religious Commodification
12. Environmental Concern

In general, submitted papers related and focus on Halal or Islamic issues will be considered.

Important Dates:
Abstract Submission: March 27, 2017 – May 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: June 10, 2017
Full Paper Submission: June 30, 2017
Conference Date: July 29, 2017 – July 31, 2017
Conference Venue: Durham University Business School, Durham, United Kingdom.

Call for papers is open for researcher, academicians, practitioners, regulators, and students from all over the world. Submission of high-quality research paper describing original and unpublished works on the topic and subtopics are most encouraged. Any interested party should fill in the form and submit their resume and abstract through (form below this page)

Extended Abstract Guidelines:
1. Extended abstract for submission should be no longer than 1000 words and include 3 key words.
2. Extended Abstract should state the objective of research, nature of study, methodology, and expected findings implications.
3. Extended Abstract should be typed in one-half spaced on A4 paper size using Arial 11.
4. Extended Abstract Headline should be arranged as follows: Title, Author, Email.


  • Regular £125
  • Student £80


  • Fee + £600

MES-UK Task Group BIES Conference 2017



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  • Ifa Mariya - April 4, 2017

    Dear Committee,

    By this email, I would like to ask a brief information regarding the BIES 2017 Conference especially in terms of registration and accommodation, I did not get it clearly in the poster. Could u please tell me about that in details.

    Thank you


  • Ratna S L - April 13, 2017

    Dear Committee,

    I would like to ask the same question Ms. Ifa Mariya has questioned regarding registration and accommodation. Could you please tell us the detail information.

    Thank you


  • Ebi Junaidi - May 10, 2017

    Salam Ifa and Ratna,
    We apologize for such a late reply. We actually expect questions and comments about BIES conference to be addressed to the above email address (

    The registration is as stated in the above information. Regular or non students participants registration fee is £125, while student registration fee is £80. If participants want to join the DURHAM ISLAMIC FINANCE SUMMER SCHOOL a substansial summmer school fee reduction is given so that the total fee is registration Fee + £600.

    As for the accommodation, participants have option to independently arange their accommodation in hotel, motel around the venue of the conference. However, we are also offering the use of Durham University college accommodation which usually cost around 40 pound per night.
    We hope that the above comments could answer your questions. Please feel free to email us if you have additional questions.

    warm regards,
    Ebi Junaidi
    AS for

  • Nurul Aini - June 14, 2017

    Dear Committe,
    i would like to us you, about the Cofference, who are the key note speakers? is there panel discussion and we could present our paper?? could you please tell us?
    thank you

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