AnnouncementJournal of Islamic Law Open for SubmissionThe Journal of Islamic Law is still accepting Spring 2021 volume submissions for the following: Scholarship Reviews Book reviews of books or articles published within the last two years 2019-2021) will be accepted. Book review submissions should have fewer than 1,500 words, including footnotes. Digital Humanities / Data Science Essays or Reviews [New!] Digital humanities / […]
COVID-19 UpdatesNovember 13, 2020 Harvard University has issued updated Coronavirus Workplace Policies. Unless otherwise advised, all staff, faculty, and academic personnel should plan to continue to work remotely through June 30, 2021. Effective January 15, 2021, idled Harvard employees whose work cannot be performed due to the COVID-19 public health emergency may use the emergency excused […]
PodcastJoin the discussion with Professor Mohsen Kadivar (Duke University) on Islam and tolerance following Harvard’s “Islam and Toleration” conference with Harvard PhD Candidate Ari Schriber. Available on the PIL podcast page and Soundcloud channel.
VideoBook talk webinar video with Prof. Elizabeth Urban (WCU) speaking on her new book Conquered Populations in Early Islam: Non-Arabs, Slaves and the Sons of Slave Mothers. She was joined by discussant Prof. Matthew Gordon (Miami).
NewsJanuary NewsletterThe Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of January! Content includes a collection from our ongoing Roundtable on Islamic Legal History & Historiography, including an introduction by PIL faculty director, Professor Intisar Rabb, alongside many other contributions by scholars in the field, a highlight on our Islamic Law Blog’s […]
NewsletterDecember NewsletterThe Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of December! Content includes a highlight on “PIL: Our Year in Review” which takes a closer look at our digital resources, such as our three major new projects set to soon launch: Courts & Canons (CnC), StackLife 2.0, and CorpusBuilder, the Online […]
PodcastJoin the discussion with Professor Khaled Abou El Fadl (Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law) on his book “Reasoning with God: Reclaiming Shari‘ah in the Modern Age” and his recent lecture at Harvard Law School titled “Islam in the Age of Fear”. Available on the PIL podcast […]
PodcastJoin the discussion with Professor Ahmed El Shamsy (Associate Professor, University of Chicago, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations) on the study of Islamic Law, co-hosted by Harvard Law School Visiting Fellow Dr Dana Lee and PhD candidate Ari Schriber. Available on the PIL podcast page and Soundcloud channel.
PodcastJoin the discussion with Professor Mohammed Fadel (Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto) on al-Muwatta’ of Malik b. Anas, co-hosted by Harvard’s Dr Dana Lee and PhD candidate Sheza Atiq. Available on the PIL podcast page and Soundcloud channel.
AnnouncementIslamic Law Blog: Spotlight on Hagia SophiaThis past month, Turkey’s highest administrative appellate court annulled a 1934 presidential decision by Kemal Ataturk, founding president of Turkey, converting Hagia Sophia (tr. Aya Sofya) into a museum. For this week’s Recent Case Roundup on the Islamic Law Blog, student editor and SJD candidate at Harvard Law School Cem Tecimer, brings together an array […]