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Islamic Law Speaker Series: Yusuf Celik, “Islamicate Digital Humanities and Redefining the Hermeneutical Circle in the Age of Data Science”
October 19, 2021 @ 12:00 - 13:00
On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, with Dr. Yusuf Celik (Harvard Law School), will speak about redefining the hermeneutical circle in the age of data science. Dr. Celik is currently the inaugural Data Science Fellow at the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School and at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He has previously served as a lecturer and researcher at the University of Utrecht. His research centers on philosophical hermeneutics in the Islamic tradition and on Continental philosophy. He has also been active for years in the field of software engineering and is currently exploring ways to synthesize insights from philosophical hermeneutics with deep learning and other new technologies. Dr. Celik received his PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 2020.