Harvard Law School

2019 Apr 01

Program in Islamic Law: 2019 HARVARD SPORTS LAW SYMPOSIUM

(All day)

 

Co-Sponsored by the Program in Islamic Law and the Sports Law Program at Harvard Law School, basketball legend and civil rights advocate Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf will serve as a keynote speaker to the 2019 Harvard Sports Law Symposium, where he will share his thoughts and experiences in advocating for social justice in the United States. Mr. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf is a former American professional basketball player. He sparked controversy for refusing to stand for the national anthem, and calling the flag of the...

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2019 Mar 05

Program in Islamic Law Digital Workshop: TRACE: A TOOL FOR MAPPING HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC LAWS

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Austin 102

Sharon Tai , Deputy Editor, Program in Islamic Law (PIL), Harvard Law School

 

Sharon Tai will discuss and demonstrate a new digital tool available to researchers of historical and contemporary Islamic law on SHARIAsource. The tool, built by affiliates and...

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2019 Mar 28

Program in Islamic Law Lecture: “NUSHUZ, LAWFUL DISCIPLINE AND SPOUSE ABUSE IN THE MALIKI MADHAB: A HISTORY AND ITS RELEVANCE TO MODERN ISLAMIC LAW REFORM”

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Austin 308 (Morgan Courtroom)

MOHAMMAD FADEL, PROFESSOR OF LAW, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

Nisa' 4:34 has received a disproportionate share of commentary among reformist Muslim scholars of this generation insofar as...

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2019 Feb 06

Program in Islamic Law: BOOK TALK ON AFGHANISTAN RISING: ISLAMIC LAW AND STATECRAFT BETWEEN THE OTTOMAN AND BRITISH EMPIRES

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Austin 102
LUNCH TALK :: BOOK TALK ON AFGHANISTAN RISING: ISLAMIC LAW AND STATECRAFT BETWEEN THE
OTTOMAN AND BRITISH EMPIRES (HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2017)
Feb 6 | 12.00-1.00p | Austin 102
Author: FAIZ AHMED, Associate Professor of History, Brown University
Moderator: Mariam Sheibani, Visiting Fellow, Program in Islamic Law (PIL), Harvard Law
School
Respondent: Malika Zeghal, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic
Thought and Life
In Afghanistan Rising, Faiz Ahmed presents a vibrant account of Afghanistan, the first Muslimmajority
country to gain... Read more about Program in Islamic Law: BOOK TALK ON AFGHANISTAN RISING: ISLAMIC LAW AND STATECRAFT BETWEEN THE OTTOMAN AND BRITISH EMPIRES