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October 2019

Islamic Law Lecture Series: Maya Shatzmiller, The Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School

October 22, 2019 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Throughout the academic year, the Program in Islamic Law hosts an "Islamic Law Lecture Series," in which distinguished faculty and fellows present their cutting-edge research on Islamic law, past and present. In the first installment of the Program in Islamic Law's "Islamic Law Lecture Series," Maya Shatzmiller , Professor, Western University, will present on her research. Oct 22 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Austin 102

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November 2019

Talk: Professor Marcus Milwright, “The Shock of the New? Writing and the Propagation of Religious Ideology in early Islam”

November 5, 2019 @ 13:00 - 14:30
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh, United Kingdom + Google Map

Prof. Marcus Milwright, "The Shock of the New? Writing and the Propagation of Religious Ideology in early Islam" Tue 5 Nov, 6pm G.06, 50 George Square University of Edinburgh The prominent role played by writing in the visual cultures of the Islamic world is, of course, well known. Ornamental scripts adorn buildings and objects of all periods from the seventh century to the present. Writing functions in these contexts both as a carrier of meaning and as an object of…

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Islamic Law Lecture Series: Dana Lee, The Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School

November 12, 2019 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Throughout the academic year, the Program in Islamic Law puts on an "Islamic Law Lecture Series" in which distinguished faculty and fellows present their cutting-edge research on Islamic law, past and present. In the second installment of the Program in Islamic Law's "Islamic Law Lecture Series," Dana Lee, Research Fellow, Program in Islamic Law, will present on her research. Nov 12 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Austin 102

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Book Talk: Islamic Criminal Law in Conversation with Kamali’s “Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England”

Join the Harvard Law School Library community and Intisar Rabb, Professor of Law, Professor of History, and Faculty Director, Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School, among other scholars, in a conversation around Felony and the Guilty Mind in Medieval England (Cambridge Univ. Press, Oct. 31, 2019), a recent publication by Elizabeth Papp Kamali, Assistant Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. When: Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at Noon Where: Harvard Law School Milstein West A/B, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA (Directions). No RSVP required This…

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Lecture: “Early Shiite Law and the Construction of the Shari’a,” Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies

November 25, 2019 @ 13:00 - 14:30

Seminar with Robert Gleave, Professor of Arabic Studies, University of Exeter Nov 25 | Time and Location TBD Sponsors: Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, The Committee on Study of Religion, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish & Israeli Law at Harvard Law school, the Program in Islamic Law, and the Program on … Continue reading Seminar: Robert Gleave, Professor of Arabic Studies, Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program

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December 2019

Muwaṭṭaʾ Book Launch & Workshop: The Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School

The Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College is looking to hire a part-time Affiliated Faculty to fill one History course opening for the Spring 2020 semester, January 14-May 1, 2020. The course is HI204 Islam in the World. HI204 Islam in the World pursues an interdisciplinary study of the origins of … Continue reading Call for Applications: Affiliated Faculty (Part-Time), Emerson College

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 New Book Symposium: New Translation of The Muwaṭṭaʾ, The Program in Islamic Law, Harvard Law School

The Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College is looking to hire a part-time Affiliated Faculty to fill one History course opening for the Spring 2020 semester, January 14-May 1, 2020. The course is HI204 Islam in the World. HI204 Islam in the World pursues an interdisciplinary study of the origins of … Continue reading Call for Applications: Affiliated Faculty (Part-Time), Emerson College

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February 2020

Lecture: “Women Islamic leaders in West Africa,” Islam in Africa Lecture Series, Harvard Divinity School

February 21 @ 11:00 - 12:30
Harvard Divinity School, Sperry Room, 45 Francis Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

Joseph Hill, University of Alberta, will be presenting on "Women Islamic leaders in West Africa" in this week's installment of the "Islam in Africa Lecture Series."Islam in Africa Lecture SeriesCritical Perspectives on the Development and Dynamics of Islam in AfricaIslam in Africa has become an important and increasingly vibrant sub-field in Islamic Studies, attracting numerous extremely talented students who are conducting fine studies that have great impact in all fields in the humanities and social sciences. Dozens of books are…

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March 2020

Book Talk: “Intimacy Under Surveillance: Moral Policing & the State in Contemporary Malaysia,” Nurul Huda Mohd Razif, Evans Fellow, University of Cambridge; Visiting Fellow, Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World

March 4 @ 12:00 - 13:00

Nurul Huda Mohd Razif, Evans Fellow, University of Cambridge; Visiting Fellow, Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World Mar 4 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM | Austin 102 Intimacy Under Surveillance: Moral Policing & the State in Contemporary Malaysia   In Muslim-majority Malaysia today, marriage is recognized as the only acceptable means of securing access to lawful sexual intimacy. This is reinforced by Islamic, Malay cultural (adat), as well as legal restrictions on pre-/extra-marital sexual intimacy, which is criminalized…

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April 2020

Conference: 3rd Islamicate Digital Humanities Network Conference

April 29 @ 10:00 - 13:00

The Islamicate Digital Humanities Network is hosting their 3rd conference on Wednesday, April 29th from 10 am to 1 pm EDT (consult the time table below and attached to this post, in order to find out at what time the meeting is taking place in your time zone). The conference will be held online on ZOOM (an account is not necessary). 3rd IDHN Online Conference Date and Time: San Francisco: Wednesday, April 29th, 2020 07 am PDT Chicago: Wednesday, April 29th, 2020…

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