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LUNCH DISCUSSION :: Feminist Voices in Islam: Rethinking Patriarchal Ethics
September 29, 2017 @ 12:00 - 13:00
Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Professor of Law, NYU Law School
Pound Hall 100, Harvard Law School
Ziba Mir-Hosseini, a leading scholar of Islamic feminism, will discuss the emerging reformist and feminist voices in Islam and their potential in challenging the long-established classical interpretations of Shari’a and rethinking their underlying patriarchal ethical values and norms, with a particular emphasis on the pioneering work of Musawah, a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family.