Islamic Law Speaker Series: Irene Schneider, Book Talk: “Debating the Law, Creating Gender: Sharia and Lawmaking in Palestine”

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Professor Irene Schneider (Göttingen University) will speak on her new book, Debating the Law, Creating Gender: Sharia and Lawmaking in Palestine (Brill, 2021). Irene Schneider is Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Göttingen University. In 1996 she completed her habilitation at the University of Cologne […]

Islamic Law Speaker Series: Hedayat Heikal, “Inheritance versus Personal Status: Shifting National Strategies in Syria, Egypt, and Tunisia”

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Dr. Hedayat Heikal (Harvard Law School) will speak about inheritance and personal status laws in Syria, Egypt, and Tunisia. Dr. Heikal is currently a  Research Fellow 2021-2022 at the Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School. She previously served as a Research Scholar in Law […]

Islamic Law Speaker Series: Katharina Ivanyi, Book Talk: “Virtue, Piety and the Law: A Study of Birgivī Meḥmed Efendī’s (d. 981/1573) al-Ṭarīqa al-muḥammadiyya”

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) al-Ṭarīqa al-muḥammadiyya (Brill, 2020). Dr. Ivanyi is a historian of Islam in the pre-modern and modern periods with interests in Islamic Law and […]