*to be confirmed



Topic of Interest

The 5th ICONZ calls for papers that can best answer the following questions: to what extent do zakat institutions initiate their digital transformation? And how digital divide occurs in such transformations? The authors are welcome to address these questions from several contexts and under a case study or multiple case studies. Several possible topics that can guide the authors in preparing their manuscripts are:

  1. Digital transformation in zakat collection and the problems that occur in such transformation and the related topics,
  2. Digital transformation in zakat distributions and the issues in the transformation, including other related topics,
  3. Digital transformation in zakat management and other related topics,
  4. The issues of muzakki (zakat payers) and mustahik (zakat recipients) data integration,
  5. The issues of ‘amil (employees in zakat institutions) skills and competencies in digital transformation,
  6. Digital transformation of zakat institutions in times of the pandemic Covid-19,
  7. Shariah related issues in digital zakat management,
  8. Qualitative work explaining the history of a zakat institution in digitalising its management,
  9. A quantitative study investigating the impact of technology use in zakat administration,
  10. Constructing a conceptual framework of Shariah-compliance for zakat institutions,
  11. Defining the fundamental of Shariah risk and other related risks in the context of zakat institution,
  12. Proposing the framework of shariah audit for zakat institutions,
  13. A case study using the existing shariah audit framework for zakat institutions issued by an official agency and its potential of improvement,
  14. Women studies with special relation to the utilisation and/or distribution of zakat,
  15. The role of zakat in empowering the underprivileged communities, particularly disabled people,
  16. Zakat and sustainable development goals (SDGs) 2020,
  17. Zakat and circular economy; Zakat and blue economy; Zakat and climate changes,
  18. Others topics related to zakat.




Publication Opportunities

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The accepted and selected papers will have opportunity to be published in the following journals:

  • IJAZ: The International Journal of Zakat
  • Al-Iqtishad: Jurnal Ilmu Ekonomi Syariah
  • Signifikan: Jurnal Ilmu Ekonomi
  • Agregat: Jurnal Ekonomi dan Bisnis
  • Al-Urban: Jurnal Ekonomi Syariah dan Filantropi Islam