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Prof. Rabb at History Department Faculty Book Tour

faculty_book_tour_2016ILSP Director Intisar Rabb will join other distinguished faculty at Harvard University History Department’s annual Faculty Book Tour. Prof. Rabb’s book “Doubt in Islamic Law: A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation, and Islamic Criminal Law” will be one of the featured works.

Presentations will include:

Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History
“Kissinger, The Idealist, 1923–1968”

Elizabeth Hinton, Assistant Professor of History and of African and African American Studies
“From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America”

Jill Lepore, David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History, Harvard College Professor
“Joe Gould’s Teeth”

Lisa McGirr, Professor of History
“The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State”

Serhii Plokhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History, Director, Ukrainian Research Institute
“The Gates of Europe: a History of Ukraine”

Intisar Rabb, Professor of Law, Professor of History, Director, Islamic Legal Studies Program
“Doubt in Islamic Law: A History of Legal Maxims, Interpretation, and Islamic Criminal Law”