Dr. Hadil Lababidi
Dr. Hadil Lababidi completed her PhD degree in February 2023. She has a Master of Arts from Leiden University in Modern Middle East Studies with 8+ years of experience assisting research projects and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Her doctoral thesis deals with the question of whether artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) can be refused at the end of life. Lababidi has already begun to publish findings from her dissertation. Her article »Artificial Nutrition and Hydration in Terminally-ill Dementia Patients and the Islamic Moral Tradition« has been accepted for publication in the Studies of Islamic Ethics in December 2022.
In 2023, Lababidi´s thesis »Rūḥ und Nafs: Vom Lebenshauch zur Selbstheit. Grundfragen der Bioethik im Islam am Beispiel der Sondenernährung am Lebensende bei Demenz« [»Rūḥ and Nafs: From Breath of Life to Selfhood. Basic Questions of Bioethics in Islam Using the Example of Tube Feeding at the End of Life in Dementia»] is going to be published.
As a co-editor of the Journal of Medicine, Ethics & Islam, Lababidi intends to further promote marginalized topics in Islam and medical ethics.
Here you can get a glimpse of her research at this Zoom lecture on „Tube Feeding in Dementia at the End of Life from an Islamic Perspective“ hold on August 16, 2023 at Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Faculty of Medicine Universitas Gadjah Mada (Indonesia).