Taha Eğri received his BA in Economics from Boğaziçi University and his MA in Economic Policy from Istanbul University. He is a PhD candidate and Research Assistant at Istanbul University’s Department of Economics, and is currently a Visiting Scholar at George Mason University. His research interests relate to institutional economics, the political economy of revolts, with a particular focus on Arab revolutions, and Islamic economics.Necmettin Kizilkaya is currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Theology at Istanbul University. He received his BA in Theology and his MA in Islamic Law from the Faculty of Theology at Marmara University, and his PhD in Islamic Law from Selçuk University. His research interests relate to Islamic studies, especially Islamic law and economics, and focus on the history of Islamic law and the sub-genres of Islamic law, such as qawā‘id and furūq. Dr Kızılkaya is also currently working on Islamic economics and contemporary issues from a legal perspective.