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Intisar Rabb Speaks at Mahindra Center’s New Faculty Lunch

Intisar Rabb, Professor of Law and Director of the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, will speak at the Mahindra Humanities Center New Faculty Lunch on Thursday, November 12. Read More

Is Tunisia a Secular State? Islam in the 2014 Tunisian Constitution

ILSP Faculty Affiliate Malika Zeghal, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life, will speak on “Is Tunisia a Secular State? Islam in the 2014 Tunisian Constitution.” The lecture takes place as part of the Emile Bustani Middle East Seminar Series at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read More

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Shi’ite Clerics and Political Modernization in Iran

In this book presentation hosted by Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Prof. Mateo Farzaneh (Assistant Professor of History of the Islamic World and Modern Middle East, Northeastern Illinois University-Chicago) will discuss the role of Islamic jurisprudence in political reform in Iran. Read More

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Political Islam and Masculinity: Muslim Men in the West

The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program presents a Faculty Seminar Series event “Political Islam and Masculinity: Muslim Men in the West.” The lecture will be delivered by Joshua Roose, Research Fellow at the Institute for Religion, Politics and Society at the Australian Catholic University, and Visiting Scholar at the East Asian Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School. Read More

ILSP Open House 2015

ILSP cordially invites Harvard University affiliates and friends to the Program’s annual Open House to learn about exciting new initiatives, find out how to become involved, and meet Directors Professors Intisar Rabb and Kristen Stilt, staff, and this year’s visiting fellows Read More

The Future of Arab Upheavals

His Excellency Dr. Mahmoud Gebril, former Prime Minister of Libya will deliver an talk on “The Future of Arab Upheavals.” The event will be moderated by ILSP Faculty Affiliate Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Associate Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School.

Organized by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Middle East Initiative at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and co-sponsored by the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School. Read More

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SHARIAsource Holds Convening Conference, Kicks Off Private Beta Site

On September 18th, ILSP and the Berkman Center co-hosted a convening conference that brought together experts in academia, policy, journalism, communications, technology and library sciences. Martha Minow, Dean of Harvard Law School, and Urs Gasser, Executive Director of the Berkman Center, provided opening words of welcome and support, and Intisar Rabb, Editor-in-Chief of SHARIAsource, presented the timeline for the initiative and invited participants to explore its prospects for far-reaching impact in journalism, policy, and the academic study of Islam. Read More

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The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform

ILSP Faculty Affiliate Tarek Masoud, Sultan of Oman Associate Professor of International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School, with co-authors Jason Brownlee and Andrew Reynolds, will discuss their book The Arab Spring: Pathways of Repression and Reform. The event is hosted by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation and co-sponsored by the Middle East Initiative. Read More

Muslim Advocates Educational Seminar

Muslim Advocates, in partnership with the New England Muslim Bar Association and Muslim Justice League, invites you to register now for our next Legal and Financial Educational Seminar for 501(c)(3) Nonprofits & Mosques.  The event will feature top-level expert attorneys and accountants covering topics such as nonprofit governance, financial & accounting best practices, and more. ​ We invite all board & executive committee members, imams, directors, senior staff, key volunteers, attorneys, and accountants to attend. Early Registration Closes Next Week. Read More

On Anarchy and Government: The Arab Fall in Libya

On Anarchy and Government: The Arab Fall in Libya. Dr. Ali Mihirig, former Libyan Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, will address Libya’s political transition and constitutional challenges post-revolution and its volatile path to democracy. April 15, 5:00 pm, Austin Hall 308 (Morgan Courtroom). Read More