Program in Islamic Law Podcast

Join the Program in Islamic Law Podcast discussion with Maya Shatzmiller on “Equity and Equality: The Economics Behind Women’s Property Rights in Islamic Law.” Available now to stream on SoundCloud. 

Our New Journal

The 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 […]

SHARIAsource Lab – Jamie Folsom

On Friday June 26, 2020, Jamie Folsom (Performant Software) presented  the Courts and Canons (CnC) Project as part of our Digital Islamic Law Lab series. The CnC project is an […]

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The Program in Islamic Law follows and supports the University announcement of closure to commemorate Juneteenth this Friday, June 19. “An Open Letter to Our Students and the Community,” A […]

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Remaining Events in 2019–2020 Academic Year Are Cancelled

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 […]

Message from the Director

The Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce that Mona Rahmani has joined the Program as our new Associate Director. Mona comes to Harvard with […]

SHARIAsource & OpenITI Workshop on Arabic OCR

The Open Islamicate Text Initiative and SHARIAsource at Harvard’s Program in Islamic Law last month co-convened a two-day workshop at the University of Maryland on developments in Arabic OCR. Funded by […]

SHARIAsource Partners at UMD & OpenITI Receive $800k Mellon Grant to Create Arabic OCR Tool

The Mellon Foundation awarded SHARIAsource partners at UMD & OpenITI a grant of $800,000 to continue work on Corpus Builder: the first Arabic OCR tool for historical texts, and an […]