August Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  August! Content includes an announcement about our new 2021-2022 Program in Islamic Law Fellows, Hedayat Heikal and Yusuf Celik, our new SHARIAsource Instagram account, our recent Call for Memes campaign, the recent lectures in our monthly Islamic Legal Genres series, blog contributions from last month’s guest editor, Professor Nurfadzilah Yahaya, and much more!

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July Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  July! Content includes our new issue of the Journal of Islamic Law, which  includes in the main Journal two articles, by Sohaira Z Siddiqui and Tobias Scheunchen, and a case brief by Thomas Francis on recent developments and scholarship in Islamic family law; a set of student notes by Cem Tecimer, Ari Schriber and Limeng Sun comment on primary source materials on the status of the Hagia Sophia museum-turned-mosque in Turkey, questions of pandemics and plague in 19th-century Morocco, and regulation of Uyghurs in China, respectively; a Forum featuring selected essays from the Islamic Law Blog’s Roundtable on Islamic Law & Legal History, with contributions from Intisar Rabb, Maribel Fierro, Marina RustowErsilia FrancescaNajam HaiderMarion KatzHaider HamoudiJoseph Lowry, Bogac Ergene, Metin Cosgel, and Hiroyuki Yanagihashi. It also features a recent presentation on our Courts and Canons database from the Digital Humanities Summer Institute, the recent lectures in our monthly Islamic Legal Genres series, blog contributions from last month’s guest editor, Professor Ayman Shabana, and much more!

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June Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  June! This month’s newsletter took the form of an end-of-the-year event roundup, featuring a 2020-2021 year-in-pictures video montage! Content includes a videos from our Book Talk Series, the Islamic Law Blog’s Law & Legal History Roundtable, our Islamic Law Speakers Series featuring PIL Fellows Dr. Sohaib Baig and Professor Issam Eido, all of the talks from our ongoing monthly Islamic Legal Genres lecture series, videos from SHARIAsource’ Islamic Law and Data Science Labs, as well as links to all of the Islamic Law Blog’s monthly guest and student editor contributions. 

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March Newsletter

May Newsletter

March Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  May! Content includes a warm congratulations to the Class of 2021, a remote year-in-review that highlights all of the exciting programs and events that came to light this year (as well as more on what’s to come!), an overview of our data science databases, as well as a highlight of our 2021 Paper Prize for Islamic Law winner, Iqra Saleem Khan (LL.M ’21), and much more!

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

April Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  April! Content includes an overview of our Roundtable on Islamic Law and History’s live webinar, new updates to our SHARIAsource portal, a summary of our latest Islamic Law Speaker Series talk featuring Professor Issam Eido, a highlight from our Professor  Kristina L. Richardson‘s guest editor blog posts, a highlight of PIL News, and much more.

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March Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  March! Content includes an overview of February’s contributions to our  Roundtable on Islamic Legal History & Historiography, including an essay by  PIL faculty director, Professor Intisar Rabb, alongside many other contributions by scholars in the field, a highlight on our latest feature on the SHARIAsource portal, the new Online Companion to Justice and Leadership in Early Islamic Courts, the latest Islamic Legal Genres lecture featuring Professor Mohammad Fadel, and much more.  

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January Newsletter

The Program in Islamic Law’s (PIL) monthly newsletter is out for the month of  January! Content includes a collection from our ongoing Roundtable on Islamic Legal History & Historiography, including an introduction by  PIL faculty director, Professor Intisar Rabb, alongside many other contributions by scholars in the field, a highlight on our Islamic Law Blog’s top five posts of 2020, the latest PIL Book Talk Webinar featuring Dr. Nathan Spannaus, and much more.  

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Congratulations to SHARIAsource Editor Dr. Mehdi Berriah

The Program in Islamic Law extends a warm congratulations to SHARIAsource Editor Dr. Mehdi Berriah who is appointed an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Religion and TheologyTexts and Traditions at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Congratulations to PIL Research Fellow 2019-2020 Professor Dana Lee

The Program in Islamic Law extends a warm congratulations to former HLS Program in Islamic Law Research Fellow (2019-2020), Prof. Dana Lee who is appointed an Assistant Professor of Law and the Mohannad and Rana Malas Scholar in Islamic Legal Studies at the University of California, Irvine School of Law where she will be teaching courses on Comparative Law and Islamic Law.

Congratulations to Professor Mariam Sheibani

A warm congratulations to former HLS Program in Islamic Law Research Fellow (2018-2020), Dr. Mariam Sheibani for her new position at the University of Toronto, Scarborough! Professor Sheibani is a Visiting Assistant Professor in History at the Department of Historical and Cultural Studies, and will be teaching courses on Islamic history and seminars on early Islam and Islamic thought. Sheibani continues her involvement with the Program in Islamic Law (PIL) as Lead Blog Editor of the Islamic Law Blog.