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American Society for Legal History Conference Session: “Colonial Era Shari’a: The Making and Remaking of Islamic Legal Authority,” November 5, 2021 @ 10:15 – 11:45 am
November 5, 2021 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Colonial Era Shari’a: The Making and Remaking of Islamic Legal Authority (Poydras)
Chair: Mohammad Fadel, University of Toronto – Faculty of Law (firstname.lastname@example.org), Commentator: Mohammad Fadel, University of Toronto – Faculty of Law (email@example.com)
Samy Ayoub, The University of Texas, Austin (firstname.lastname@example.org) The Obscure Appellate: The Egyptian Sharīʿa Supreme Court, 1897-1955
Ari Schriber, Harvard University (email@example.com) Moroccan Shariʿa, French Shariʿa: Adjudicating Slavery in Colonial-Era Morocco
Rabiat Okande, Harvard Law School (firstname.lastname@example.org) Judging Islamic Law: The 1938 Fatwa of Kano Law School Jurists and Late Colonial Northern Nigeria
Elizabeth Lhost, Dartmouth University (Elizabeth.Lhost@dartmouth.edu) Mo’ Muftis, Mo’ Problems? Formal Law, Informal Advice, and the Proliferation of Legal Paths in British India
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