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ILSP Fellowships

Both ILSP: Law and Social Change and ILSP: SHARIAsource offer fellowships that provide opportunities for outstanding scholars and legal practitioners to undertake research, writing, and scholarly engagement on Islamic law that furthers the Program’s mission. See more here. Read More

ILSP Visiting Fellowship Deadline

The deadline for applying for 2016-2017 ILSP Visiting Fellowship has passed. Please check back next fall for 2017-2018. Read More

Memorial Service for Shahab Ahmed

A memorial service for former ILSP Visiting Fellow Shahab Ahmed will be held on Sunday, November 15 from 4:00-5:30 pm at the Memorial Church at Harvard University (Harvard Yard). A reception will follow.

For more information, see the Center for Middle Eastern Studies website or contact Read More

ILSP Fellowships for 2016-2017

ILSP is now accepting applications for Visiting Fellowships for the academic year 2016–2017. The purpose of the Visiting Fellows Program is to provide opportunities for outstanding scholars to undertake research, writing and scholarly engagement on Islamic law in ways that span traditional and interdisciplinary academic disciplines consistent with the Program’s mission. Applicants with a JD, SJD, PhD or other comparable terminal degree from any field of study are welcome to apply.

Follow the links for information on eligibility and how to apply. Read More

2015 Visiting Fellows

ILSP welcomes Febe Armanios, Associate Professor of History at Middlebury College, and Boğaç A. Ergene, Associate Professor of History at University of Vermont, as this year’s Visiting Fellows. The two scholars will be working on a joint project exploring the evolution of halal food. Read More

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2014–2015 Visiting Fellows

ILSP welcomes Visiting Fellows M. Shahab Ahmed, Dörthe Engelcke, and Meagan Froemming. Read More