Monthly NewsletterOctober NewsletterThe Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of October! Content includes a highlight of the Middle East Studies Association’s (MESA) Annual Meeting currently underway from October 5 through October 17, 2020 with a curated roundup list of panels related to Islamic law/Islamic history and data science/digital humanities, the Kariye Museum conversion […]
COVID-19 UpdatesAugust 20, 2020 Harvard University has extended its prohibition on University-related domestic and international travel and continues to strongly discourage personal travel. Those who require travel for work directly and immediately related to the COVID-19 pandemic or that enables critical research activities may file for the petition process with the Office of the Vice Provost […]
AnnouncementThe Journal of Islamic Law is now accepting submissions for its Spring 2021 second issue. We are actively accepting scholarship submission to the new Journal in Islamic Law for new scholarship in Islamic law, as well as for its dynamic Forum designed to feature scholarly responses, debates, or new developments in Islamic law scholarship or at […]
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.
Student OpportunitiesAY2020-2021 – Professor Intisar Rabb and the Program in Islamic Law (PIL) at Harvard Law School are accepting applications from students for various positions, including Research Assistants in Islamic Law and Data Science, Program Fellow, Outreach Fellow, and Student Editors for the Journal of Islamic Law and the Shariasource portal. Full details posted here. The […]
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 […]
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.
NewsThe Program in Islamic Law extends a warm congratulations to former HLS Program in Islamic Law Research Fellow (2019-2020), Prof. Dana Lee who is appointed an Assistant Professor of Law and the Mohannad and Rana Malas Scholar in Islamic Legal Studies at the University of California, Irvine School of Law where she will be teaching […]
VideoBook talk webinar video with Prof. Nurfadzilah Yahaya (NUS) speaking on her new book, Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia. Joined by discussant Dr Iza Hussin (Cambridge).
Fall 2020 CalendarThe Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School (PIL) is pleased to announce an exciting lineup of virtual events this Fall 2020. We hold myriad public events and provide other programming and support for students, research fellows, and scholars working in the field of Islamic legal studies, with attention to the intersection of those […]
AnnouncementOur New JournalThe Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce the launch of the new open-access peer-reviewed Journal of Islamic Law. We invite you to digitally explore the first issue at journalofislamiclaw.com with features including a look at developments at the intersections of law and data science, internationally engaging with scholars across the field […]