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November 2019

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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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May 2021

Monthly Lectures on Islamic Legal Genres: “Genres as a Tool for Understanding Islamic Law” with Samy Ayoub, May 26, 2021 @ 12:00 – 1:30 pm

May 26, 2021 @ 12:00 - 13:30

PROF. SAMY AYOUB (University of Texas): Creativity in Continuity: al-Rasa’il al-Fiqhiyya as a Genre for Legal Change Organized by: Hakki Arslan (Collaborative Research Center (SFB 1385) at the Münster University) Intisar Rabb (Program of Islamic Law at Harvard Law School) Necmettin Kızılkaya (Department of Islamic Law at Istanbul University Faculty of Theology) Please see this … Continue reading Monthly Lectures on Islamic Legal Genres: “Genres as a Tool for Understanding Islamic Law” with Samy Ayoub, May 26, 2021 @ 12:00…

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Online Panel: New books in Islamic law and society at the Islamic Law and Society Collaborative Research Network, May 27, 2021 @ 2:00 – 3:45 pm

May 27, 2021 @ 14:00 - 15:45

CRISIS, HEALING, RE-IMAGINING We are excited to announce the theme of the 2021 Annual Meeting that will take place in Chicago from May 27-30! Please keep an eye out for the official Call for Papers later this fall. Ours is an era of multiple and overlapping crises. Climate, democracy, economy and health are newly unstable throughout the … Continue reading Conference: 2021 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, 27-30 May

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October 2021

Call for Papers: The X Islamic Legal Studies Conference convened by the International Society of Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS) under the auspices of the Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University – Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC), London May 19-21, 2022

October 31, 2021

From the organizers, including, among others, PIL book series editor Abigail Krasner Balbale: Dr Rocio Daga Portillo First session: Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 - 6.15 to 7.45 pm (CET) Last session: Monday, Feb. 07, 2022 - 6.15 to 7.45 pm (CET) This webinar is part of the "Webinar Initiative in Islamic Material Culture" jointly organized … Continue reading Lecture Series: A Society in Transition: Property and Law in Arabic Documents from Toledo (11th-14th Centuries) (Winter term 2021/22), Hamburg University, October…

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November 2021

Seminar: “Being and Becoming Islamic: Traditions from the Islamic East” by Teren Sevea, Harvard University, November 16, 2021 @ 4:00 – 5:30 pm

November 16, 2021 @ 16:00 - 17:30

From the organizers, including, among others, PIL book series editor Abigail Krasner Balbale: Dr Rocio Daga Portillo First session: Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 - 6.15 to 7.45 pm (CET) Last session: Monday, Feb. 07, 2022 - 6.15 to 7.45 pm (CET) This webinar is part of the "Webinar Initiative in Islamic Material Culture" jointly organized … Continue reading Lecture Series: A Society in Transition: Property and Law in Arabic Documents from Toledo (11th-14th Centuries) (Winter term 2021/22), Hamburg University, October…

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