ILSS: Irene Schneider

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Professor Irene Schneider (Göttingen University) spoke about her new book, “Debating the Law, Creating Gender: Sharia and Lawmaking in Palestine”  (Brill, 2021). […]

ILSS: Issam Eido

On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, Professor Issam Eido (Vanderbilt University) presented “Pre-Canonical Islamic Legal Canons: An Analysis of Early Hanafi Literature” as part of our Islamic Law Speaker Series. Eido […]

ILSS: Hedayat Heikal

On Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 12:00-1:00PM US EST via Zoom, Dr. Hedayat Heikal presented “Inheritance versus Personal Status: Shifting National Strategies in Syria, Egypt, and Tunisia.” Heikal argued that […]

Roundtable on Islamic Legal Genres

On December 1, 2021, we hosted a Roundtable on Islamic Legal Genres as a culmination of the monthly lecture series where a group of scholars of Islamic law and history met […]

Islamic Legal Genres – Marion Katz

On October 27, 2021, Marion Katz (New York University) presented “Form, Function and Historical Development of the ṭabaqāt al-fuqaha literature.” Katz’ talk was composed of three sections: a review of […]