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Forum at HKS :: A Conversation with Khizr Khan

Forum at HKS :: A Conversation with Khizr Khan Khizr Khan, Constitutional Rights Advocate Intisar Rabb, Moderator; Founding Editor, SHARIAsource; Professor of Law, HLS Wed,… Read More

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Public Lecture :: Egypt: Unfinished Revolution?

Public Lecture :: Egypt: Unfinished Revolution? Jack Shenker, Journalist; author, The Egyptians: A Radical History of Egypt’s Unfinished Revolution Khaled Fahmy, Shawwaf Visiting Professor of Modern… Read More

Comparative Constitutional Law in South Asia: Sources, Methods, and Applications

This session explores the study of comparative constitutional law in South Asia through presentations that draw on a diverse range of sources, methodologies, and approaches… Read More

Islamic Law Teaching in the 21st Century Global Law School

Professors Intisar Rabb of Harvard Law School, Shaheen Sardar Ali of the University of Warwick School of Law, Mark Cammack of Southwestern Law School, Haider Hamoudi of… Read More

Is There Room in the U.S. Legal System for Halacha and Sharia?

Professors Asifa Quaraishi-Landes University of Wisconsin Law School and a SHARIAsource senior scholar, Haider Hamoudi of University of Pittsburgh Law School and a SHARIAsource contributor, and other scholars of Islamic law and Jewish law will discuss whether and how the U.S. legal system can accommodate Halacha and sharia. They will look at Soleiman v. Soleiman and Garcia v. Church of Scientology, among other cases. This session is one of three  on Islamic law at the AALS Annual Meeting this year, and is jointly sponsored by the Sections on Jewish Law and Islamic Law. Read More

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Round Table Discussion :: SHARIAsource and United States Institute of Peace

The conversation will highlight key terms and approaches necessary for understanding sharīʿa and for critically analyzing discussions of it in the public sphere. Further avenues of inquiry will concern ways in which practitioners working in the field in the MENA region (Middle East North Africa) have drawn on Islamic law expertise in their field work. Read More

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Colloquium :: From Text to Map: Arabic Biographical Collections and Geospatial Analysis

The presentation will focus on major steps—moving from text to map—and highlight some results of such computational endeavors. Read More

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Colloquium :: From Text to Map: Arabic Biographical Collections and Geospatial Analysis

Maxim Romanov, Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Lehrstuhl für Digital Humanities, Institut für Informatik, Universität Leipzig Thurs, Nov 17 | 12.00-1.30p | Location: S-050, CGIS South… Read More

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Resource Sharing Workshop :: Comparing and Sharing Digital Archival Projects and Resources

Maxim Romanov, Research Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt-Lehrstuhl für Digital Humanities, Institut für Informatik, Universität LeipzigIntisar Rabb, Founding Editor-In-Chief, SHARIAsource, Professor at HLS Thurs, Nov 17… Read More

SHARIAsource MESA Reception

Intisar Rabb, Founding Editor-In-Chief, SHARIAsource, Professor at HLS Thurs, Nov 17 | 6.00-7.00p | Location: Austin 102, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA… Read More