Lift Every Voice: The Life and Legacy of Professor Lani Guinier ’74

On Saturday, October 30, 2021, Professor Intisar Rabb will participate in a one-day virtual symposium titled “Lift Every Voice: The Life and Legacy of Professor Lani Guinier ’74.” The symposium […]

Book Talk: Katharina Ivanyi

On Tuesday, November 9, 2021 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Dr. Katharina Ivanyi (University of Vienna)will speak on her new book, Virtue, Piety and the Law: A Study of Birgivī Meḥmed Efendī’s (d. 981/1573) […]

“Why You Should Study Legal History”

On Tuesday, October 26th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Harvard Law School’s Program of Study in Law and History faculty will be hosting an event on Zoom to discuss the importance of legal history and opportunities to study it here at Harvard.  […]

Islamic Legal Genres: Marion Katz

On Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Professor Marion Katz (New York University), will speak on the form, function, and historical development of the ṭabaqāt al-fuqahāʾ literature as part of […]

Islamic Law Speaker Series: Yusuf Celik

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, with Dr. Yusuf Celik, will speak about redefining the hermeneutical circle in the age of data science. Dr. Celik is […]

Islamic Legal Genres: Anas Sarmini

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Professor Anas Sarmini, will speak on the form, function, and historical development of ikhtilāf al-fuqahāʾ as a genre as […]

Book Talk: Rachel Scott

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Professor Rachel Scott (Virginia Tech) will speak about her new book, Recasting Islamic Law: Religion and the Nation State in Egyptian Constitution Making (Cornell University Press, 2021). In […]

Islamic Legal Genres – Walter Edward Young

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021 12-1:30pm EST, Professor Walter Edward Young (McGill University) will present “Form, Function and Historical Development of Genres of Juristic Dialectic (ʿilm al-jadal and ‘ilm al-khilāf),” […]

Islamic Legal Genres – Christian Müller

On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 12-1:30pm EST, Professor Christian Muller (CNRS – Paris) will present “Siǧill-s and transformations of the cadi documents in Islamic law (10th-16th centuries),” This lecture is […]

Islamic Law Speaker Series: Nathan Spannaus, University of Jyväskylä

Dr. Nathan Spannaus (University of Jyväskylä, Postdoctoral Researcher in Philosophy) will speak on his book, Preserving Islamic Tradition: Abu Nasr Qursawi and the Beginnings of Modern Reformism, on December 8, […]