“The Karwaan Book Awards is an annual book award that recognises outstanding contributions to historical research. This year’s winner is Everyday Islamic Law and the Making of Modern South Asia by Elizabeth Lhost, published by the University of North Carolina Press.”
A new cohort of fellows, data scientists, and editors have joined the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Mariam Sheibani joined Brandeis University as Assistant Professor of Islamic Thought, Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies.
Timur Kuran (Duke University) published a new book titled Freedoms Delayed: Political Legacies of Islamic Law in the Middle East (Cambridge University Press, 2023) in which he argues that Islamic law’s entanglement with political authority contributed to the current state of democracy in the Middle East.
“Professor Mohammad H. Fadel [University of Toronto] who has published numerous articles in Islamic legal history and Islam and liberalism, and teaches in areas including business law, securities regulation and Islamic law, [has recently published] of Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Law, and Modernity: Resources in Arabic and Islamic Studies (Lockwood Press, 2023).” Omar Abdel-Ghaffar, Student Editor at the… CONTINUE READING