Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Lecture Series (2019-2020)

Art and architecture are expressions of the material culture of the Middle East and Islamic world. They speak volumes about the policies of caliphs (or other local rulers), economics, and laws in Islamic societies historically and today. Those who study them show how. Check out the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture lecture series for … Continue reading Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Lecture Series (2019-2020)

Program in Islamic Law Lecture :: Marion Katz, “Wives, Housework, and the Changing Boundary between Islamic Law and Ethics”

Marion Katz , Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University Lecture: “Wives, Housework, and the Changing Boundary between Islamic Law and Ethics” Recent years have seen a rise in the study of Islamic ethics, from the “ethical turn” in the anthropology of Islam to the foundation of a Journal of Islamic Ethics.  The … Continue reading Program in Islamic Law Lecture :: Marion Katz, “Wives, Housework, and the Changing Boundary between Islamic Law and Ethics”