Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Islamic Law in the News: Nailah Dean, writer and activist, has introduced her "ISMS Project," comprising a series of images to demonstrate what she terms the "Muslim Marriage Crisis" in an age of "digital, hyper-visual time" that represent sexism, ageism, racism, and colorism. The project represents, in addition to these four "-isms," the Muslim woman's … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup

Comparative Law and the Middle East at ASCL 2020! (A PIL Guide)

The Program in Islamic Law (PIL) has curated a list of panels from the American Society of Comparative Law's (ASCL) 2020 Annual Meeting schedule that feature speakers whose submissions are related to the Middle East, Islamic law and history, or Muslim-majority countries.* ASCL's  annual meeting this year, cosponsored by UCLA School of Law International and … Continue reading Comparative Law and the Middle East at ASCL 2020! (A PIL Guide)

Middle East Medievalists (MEM) provides a roster of relevant events at MESA 2020!

From Stephennie Mulder (President),  Zayde Atrim (Vice President), and Alison Vacca (Secretary), on behalf of the MEM board: *** Dear Middle East Medievalists MEMber, Thank you for renewing and keeping your MEMbership current. It makes a huge difference to our ability to pay for quality copy-editing for al-ʿUsur al-Wusta; to award prizes for dissertations, books, … Continue reading Middle East Medievalists (MEM) provides a roster of relevant events at MESA 2020!

Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) Posts Roster of Harvard at Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

The Program in Islamic Law is happy to share the Harvard at MESA schedule from CMES: Harvard's Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) cordially invites you to the Harvard/CMES Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Reception! The Reception will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 7:00-8:00pm ET. Click here for details. After the Reception, … Continue reading Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) Posts Roster of Harvard at Middle East Studies Association (MESA)

Program for the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Legal History Announced

The program for the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History, to be held in Boston, November 21-24, 2019, has been announced. More information on the conference is here. Download the conference program at this link.  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2019 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM What is a Legal Archive? (Center for History and Economics, Harvard … Continue reading Program for the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Legal History Announced

Registration Open :: Political Theology Network Conference

"Political Theology” covers a multidisciplinary field of research that engages the unwieldy relationship between religion and politics out of a desire for justice. At the Political Theology Network Conference, we extend this engagement by bringing together scholars, activists, artists, and religious leaders working both inside and outside the academy. This year’s conference will take place … Continue reading Registration Open :: Political Theology Network Conference

Recap on Islamic Law at the 2019 Law & Society Association Annual Meeting

The Islamic Law and Society Collaborative Research Network (ILS-CRN) met at this year’s Law & Society Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, co-chaired by Professors Intisar Rabb (Harvard) and Tamir Moustafa (Simon Fraser). This year, over twenty people presented papers, author-meet-reader panels, or other presentations on Islamic law and society. Most also joined the business meeting to discuss exciting … Continue reading Recap on Islamic Law at the 2019 Law & Society Association Annual Meeting

Islamic Law at the 2019 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

Each year, the Islamic Law and Society Collaborative Research Network (ILS-CRN) helps compose panels on Islamic law at the Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association. This year’s roster features a host of author-meets-reader book sessions and panels featuring Islamic law. Tamir Moustafa of Simon Fraser University will respond to commentators' reviews of his … Continue reading Islamic Law at the 2019 Law and Society Association Annual Meeting

2017 MESA Annual Meeting Program

Due dates: Reservations for group rate at the hotel: October 20, 2017 Pre-registration: October 24, 2017 The MESA 2017 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC will be held November 18-21 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Deadlines for hotel reservations, pre-registration, and final program updates are quickly approaching. The Preliminary Program (pdf) has been posted. … Continue reading 2017 MESA Annual Meeting Program

Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law in Fukuoka, Japan

Due dates: Abstracts: September 15, 2017 The International Academy of Comparative Law will host the first-ever Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law, to be held in Fukuoka, Japan on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 as part of the larger quadrennial Congress of Comparative Law. "Younger scholars" are defined as those with no more than ten years … Continue reading Younger Scholars Forum in Comparative Law in Fukuoka, Japan