On Friday, October 12th, the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program hosted a workshop for Harvard's NELC graduate students and faculty on methods in Islamic studies. The workshop consisted of four sessions: Middle East and Islamic Library Resources, Islamic Studies & the Digital Humanities, Visual Tools for Islamic Studies, and Quest to Document Modern … Continue reading Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program: Methods in Islamic Studies Workshop
On September 27th, Jeremy Guillette, Digital Scholarship Facilitator at Harvard University, led a workshop on using digital methods to research Islamic law. A group of eight young scholars worked with Guillette to learn an overview of the emerging digital methods at their disposal. Space was strictly limited, but due to the number of inquiries, SHARIAsource … Continue reading Workshop :: Tools for Digital Islamic Law.
Workshop, Digitizing Early Arabic Printed Books, Middle East Studies, Brown University, led by Elias Muhanna; Friday, October 21, 2016, Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute This program was one in a series on the interaction of Middle East Studies with the topic of digital Islamic humanities. It is part of a growing network of institutions and organizations … Continue reading Workshop:: Digitizing Early Arabic Printed Books
Wed, Oct 19 | 1.00-2.00pm Ethan Zuckerman, MIT; Intisar Rabb, Harvard Law School; Manal Omar, USIP. Presented at the MIT Media Lab. Ethan Zuckerman framed the conversation with HLS Professor and SHARIAsource Editor-in-Chief Intisar Rabb and USIP VP for the Middle East Manal Omar discussion within a larger approach of the Media Lab’s aim to … Continue reading IN SUMMARY :: Intisar Rabb and Manal Omar in Conversation with Ethan Zuckerman (Part of the MLTalks Series at MIT)
Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 4:30 PM Panelists Yochai Benkler, Berkman Klein Co-Director and HLS Professor Intisar Rabb, Director, SHARIAsource (a Berkman Klein project) and HLS Professor Zeynep Tufekci, Berkman Klein Faculty Associate, Associate Professor at University of North Carolina, Contributing Opinion Writer at the New York Times Jonathan Zittrain, Berkman Klein Faculty Chair and HLS … Continue reading IN SUMMARY :: SHARIAsource on Power and Participation in the Networked Public Sphere (At the 2016 Relaunch of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University)
SHARIAsource participated at the workshop Activism, Advocacy, and Scholarship on Islam in the Digital Realm at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies on September 16th. Hosted by Michael Pregill, the workshop consisted of three panels, each of which focused on a different intersection between digital media and Islamic studies. Professor Intisar Rabb and executive director Paul Beran presented SHARIAsource as … Continue reading IN SUMMARY: SHARIAsource Explores Challenges and Opportunities for promoting Scholarship Online with Other Digital Platforms for the Study of Islam (BU Workshop, hosted by Professor Michael Pegrill)
SHARIAsource hosted its annual open house on September 21st, where it presented its portal and blog to a crowd that included current JD and LL.M students, scholars in related fields, HLS librarians, and members of the wider public with a general interest in Islamic law. Professor Intisar Rabb introduced new executive director Paul Beran, who expanded on the … Continue reading IN SUMMARY: SHARIAsource Annual Open House attracts Students, Fellows, Faculty
Sharon Tai spoke with journalist Noor Ali for the September/October 2016 issue of Islamic Horizons. Tai summarized the mission of SHARIAsource, which is to make content and context on Islamic law accessible to a wide audience. A central part of this effort is the creation of an online portal of Islamic legal texts and relevant expert … Continue reading The Anatomy of SHARIAsource: An Interview with Research Editor Sharon Tai