Video – Roundtable on Islamic Legal History and Historiography Live Webinar

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The Program in Islamic Law hosted a live webinar to conclude and discuss the various contributions to the Roundtable on Islamic Legal History and Historiography! The Live Roundtable, which took place on Friday, March 5, 2021, takes stock of the state of scholarship on Islamic legal history and explores themes that emerged from the Roundtable that merited further scholarly attention. The first panel, “Social-historical studies: Legal texts as sources,” featured Michael Cook, Najam Haider, Carl Petry, Yossef Rapoport, Marina Rustow, and Elizabeth Urban. This was followed by the second panel, “Doctrinal studies: Approaches to fiqh texts,” which featured Ersilia Francesca, Rob Gleave, Haider Hammoudi, Marion Katz, and Sohaira Siddiqui. The final panel, “Quantitative methods: Computational approaches,” featured Metin Cosgel, Bogac Ergene, Irene Kirchner, and PIL Faculty Director,  Intisar Rabb. 

Video – Elias Saba Book Talk Webinar

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Book talk webinar video with Dr. Elias Saba (Grinnell College, Senior Lecturer, Departments of History and Religious Studies) speaking on his new book Harmonizing Similarities: A History of Distinctions Literature in Islamic Law. He was joined by discussant Professor Ahmad A. Ahmad (UCSanta Barbara) and moderator Dr. Sohaib Baig, a Research Fellow at the Program in Islamic Law.

Video – N. Spannaus Book Talk Webinar

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Book talk webinar video with Dr. Nathan Spannaus (University of Jyväskylä) speaking on his new book Preserving Islamic Tradition: Abu Nasr Qursawi and the Beginnings of Modern Reformism. He is joined by moderator Dr. Sohaib Baig, a research fellow at the Program in Islamic Law.

 

Video – E. Urban Book Talk Webinar

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Book talk webinar video with Prof. Elizabeth Urban (WCU) speaking on her new book Conquered Populations in Early Islam: Non-Arabs, Slaves and the Sons of Slave Mothers. She was joined by discussant Prof. Matthew Gordon (Miami).