Book discussion: “Interviewing and Interrogation: A Review of Research and Practice Since World War II,” United Nations Headquarters, New York, December 5, 2023

From the organizers: We are very pleased to announce the publication today of ‘Interviewing and Interrogation: A Review of Research and Practice Since World War II‘ (585 pp., co-edited by Drs. Gavin E. Oxburgh, Trond Myklebust, Mark Fallon and Maria Hartwig; more here). We know that torture regrettably occurs during interrogations around the world. This book explains how non-coercive techniques yield qualitatively

Call for Papers: Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, December 14, 2023

From the organizers: The British Association for Islamic Studies is delighted to announce that it will be hosting its 2024 Annual Conference at the stunning Cloth Hall Court, University of Leeds, on Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 May 2024. We now invite proposals for individual papers, as well as whole panels, from senior and early-career scholars from Professor

Fellowship September 2024-May 2025: Crown Center for Middle East, Brandeis University, January 1, 2024

The Crown Center for Middle East Studies invites applications for a one-year faculty leave residential fellowship for scholars of the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. The fellowship is open to all disciplines—particularly politics, economics, history, religion, sociology, or anthropology—for the 2024–2025 academic year. Successful applicants must be tenure track or tenured professors (or equivalent)

Panel on Islamic Law and Constitutionalism: AALS 2024 Meeting, January 4, 2024 @ 8:00 – 9:40 a.m.

Islamic Law and Constitutionalism (Thursday, January 4th, 2024 – 8am to 9:40am) Presenters: Marzieh Tofighi Darian (Princeton University), “Abusive Islamic Judicial Review” Safa Ben Saad (Université de Sherbrooke), “Islamic constitutionalism: a stillborn model” Bahman Khodadadi (Yale Law School), “Judge vs. Legislator in Islamic Constitutionalism: A Case Study of Iran” Said Kaymakci (Catholic University): “Searching for a

Author-Meets-Reader: Sherman Jackson and “The Islamic Secular,” AALS 2024 Meeting, January 6, 2024 @ 10:00 – 11:40 a.m.

Author-Meets-Reader – Sherman Jackson and “The Islamic Secular” (Saturday, January 6th, 2024 – 10am to 11:40am) Speaker/Author: Sherman Jackson (Professor and King Faisal Chair in Islamic Thought and Culture, University of Southern California), author of The Islamic Secular. Respondent: Haider Ala Hamoudi (Dean and Professor, University of Cincinnati Law). Moderator: Adnan Zulfiqar (Associate Professor, Rutgers Law School)

Award Nominations: Law & Society Association, January 10, 2024

The Law and Society Association offers awards for scholarship in the field of law and society. This year, the awards will be presented at the Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. The deadline to submit a nomination for one of our awards is January 10, 2024 ET (USA). To submit an award nomination, please login to your LSA profile and click