Harvard Series in Islamic Law: Announcing a New Translation of Malik’s Muwa ṭṭ aʾ by Mohammad Fadel & Connell Monette The Harvard Series in Islamic Law’s eighth volume is now available for purchase through Harvard University Press . Al-Muwaṭṭaʾ, the Royal Moroccan Edition: The Recension of Yaḥyā Ibn Yaḥyā al-Laythī is edited and translated by Professor Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto Faculty of Law) and Professor Connell Monette (American Academy Casablanca). The Program in Islamic Law will celebrate the publication of the English translation of this seminal text with a scholarly symposium (invitation required) and a public book launch . See excerpts from the translators and RSVP to the events. Read more . Image credit: Program in Islamic Law


ONLINE SYMPOSIUM: Online Symposium on the New Translation of Malik’s Muwa ṭṭ aʾ The ISLAMICLAW blog is geared up to feature a special roundtable on the publication of Malik’s Muwaṭṭaʾ in translation, with author-translators Mohammad Fadel and Connell Monette discussing its importance together with scholars who regularly appeal to this early treatise of Islamic law . These scholars will contribute essays to the symposium on the text’s historical context; its reception in Medina, al-Andalusia and Subsaharan Africa, and beyond; and its significance for the very history of Islamic law. Symposium participants include Maribel Fierro , Marion Katz , Jocelyn Hendrickson , Ebrahim Moosa , Delfina Serrano , Ahmed El Shamsy , and more! Image credit: Creative Commons/Wikipedia


PORTAL: Online Companion to the New Translation of Malik’s Muwa ṭṭ aʾ The Portal will house the Online Companion to Al-Muwaṭṭaʾ . The Companion enriches the printed text by featuring maps of germane regions and biographies of relevant personages. Organized chronologically, these sources illuminate the social, political, and regional conditions in which Al-Muwaṭṭaʾ was originally written. Read more. Image credit: Samī b. ʿAbd Allāh b. Aḥmad al-Maghlūth


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