Book talk webinar video with Dr. Nathan Spannaus (University of Jyväskylä) speaking on his new book Preserving Islamic Tradition: Abu Nasr Qursawi and the Beginnings of Modern Reformism. He is joined by moderator Dr. Sohaib Baig, a research fellow at the Program in Islamic Law.
Should a Muslim Woman Be President? Race, Gender, and the Insurgent Legacies of American Islam November 12 @ 4:15 – 5:45 Sylvia Chan-Malik, Associate Professor, Department of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Rutgers University, author of Being Muslim: A Cultural History of Women of Color and American Islam (2018) The lecture will be followed by […]
Join us on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, with Professor Elias Saba (Grinnell College, Senior Lecturer, Departments of History and Religious Studies) who will speak on his new book, Harmonizing Similarities: A History of Distinctions Literature in Islamic Law (De Gruyter, 2019). He will be joined by discussant Professor Ahmad A. […]
Join 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 […]
Join the discussion with Professor Sylvia Vatuk (Professor Emerita, University of Illinois at Chicago, Anthropology) on her recently published book “Marriage and its Discontents: Women, Islam and the Law in India”. Available on the PIL podcast page and Soundcloud channel.
Join us on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, with Professor Elizabeth Urban (West Chester University, Assistant Professor of History, Department of History) who will speak on her new book, Conquered Populations in Early Islam: Non-Arabs, Slaves and the Sons of Slave Mothers (Edinburgh, 2020). She will be joined by discussant Professor Matthew Gordon (Miami University, Philip R. […]
September 15 @ 12:00 – 1:00PM ET via Zoom Prof. Nurfadzilah Yahaya (National University of Singapore, Dept of History) will speak on her new book, Fluid Jurisdictions: Colonial Law and Arabs in Southeast Asia. She will be joined by discussant Dr. Iza Hussin (University of Cambridge, Pembroke College, Dept. of Politics and International Studies), author of the book The Politics of Islamic […]
The 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 […]
All Program in Islamic Law events for the remainder of the 2019–2020 academic year have been cancelled. Please refer to the Program in Islamic Law’s COVID-19 Updates page for further details.
All Program in Islamic Law events for the remainder of the 2019–2020 academic year have been cancelled. Please refer to the Program in Islamic Law’s COVID-19 Updates page for further details. “Disinformation, Defamation, and Islamic Values” Mar 10 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Austin 102 The Program in Islamic Law is pleased to […]