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Call for Applications: The Inaugural Harvard-Zaytuna Thesis Symposium, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University, March 3-5, 2023
The Alwaleed Program is proud to support The Inaugural Harvard-Zaytuna Thesis Symposium Spring 2023 This collaboration is a joint effort initiated by students at Harvard University and Zaytuna College. We aim to provide a space for undergraduates and masters’ students at each respective institution to present their research culminating in their thesis. This will provide the opportunity for participants to have their research reviewed by esteemed faculty members of another institution, foster new relationships, and ultimately cooperate on future intellectual…Find out more »
Title: Data Science Fellow, 2023-2024 School: Harvard Law School Department/Area: Harvard Law School, Program in Islamic Law Position Description: Harvard Law School’s Program in Islamic Law is seeking a Data Science Fellow to work on various apps in the SHARIAsource Lab, a Harvard initiative designed to deploy data science tools on historical Islamic sources. The Fellow will be based at Harvard Law School, with opportunities to collaborate with various departments and partners—including the Harvard Libraries and the Library of Congress, SEAS and the Institute…Find out more »
Seminar: “The Rule of Recognition and the Consolidation of the Maliki Madhhab in the 14th Century” by Mohammad Fadel, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University, April 6, 2023 @ 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Date: Thursday, April 6, 2023, 4:00pm to 5:30pm Location: TBD Mohammad Fadel, Professor of Law, University of Toronto See here for further details.Find out more »
Workshop: Arabic Manuscript Workshop, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, Harvard University, April 24-28, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Date: Mon - Fri, Apr 24 to Apr 28, 9:00am - 1:00pm Location: Houghton Library See here for further information.Find out more »
Workshop: TraSIS (Trajectories of Slavery in Islamicate Societies) and the BCDSS (Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies) Murtensee, August 30, 2023 – September 1, 2023
From the organizers: Recent scholarship on various forms of dependency has demonstrated that a straightforward freedom/slavery binary does not help to account for how slavery operates in different historical and social contexts. In this workshop, we aim to contribute to discussions on the necessity of transcending this binary, focusing in particular on legal sources from Islamicate contexts. We invite scholars working on any aspect of slavery and law (both normative texts and legal practices) to join us for a workshop…Find out more »