News and Events
April 23 | 12:00 EST | Zoom
A talk with Nasredeen Abdulbari, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Sudan. Moderated by Lisa Dicker, Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program. Open to the Harvard community.
Read updates from our faculty and fellows and learn about our upcoming programming and activities.
March 3 | 12:00-13:00 EST | Zoom
How and why are certain groups neither fully included nor simply expelled by a state? What does it mean to be suspended in limbo—residing in a territory for extended periods without ever accruing any citizenship rights? In this webinar, Professor Noora Lori will discuss her recent book.
Feb. 24 | 12:00-13:00 EST | Zoom
Afsaneh Rigot (she/her) will present her research on the impact of tech on marginalized populations in Egypt, Lebanon, and Tunisia, analyzing the patterns of digital evidence used in the targeting and prosecution of LGBTQ people.
Holding Marriage Hostage: Male Guardianship in Muslim Women’s Application for Marriage in Contemporary Malaysia
Feb. 18 | 12:00-13:00 EST | Zoom
Nurul Huda Mohd. Razif examines “wali refusal” cases, where women’s right to marry is held hostage by estranged fathers who refuse to sign their daughters’ marriage application.
Feb. 10 | 11:00-12:00 EST | Zoom
J. Andrew Bush discusses his recently published book, Between Muslims: Religious Differences in Iraqi Kurdistan. Bush’s book is based on extensive fieldwork in the Kurdistan region of Iraq between 2004 and 2013.
Jan. 29 | 13:00-17:00 EST | Zoom
An invitation-only manuscript workshop for Professor Kristen Stilt for her book project, Halal Animals: Food, Faith, and the Future of Planetary Health.
Nov. 10 | 12:00-13:00 EST | Zoom
Samy Ayoub examines Ottoman imperial authority in authoritative Hanafi legal works from the Ottoman world of the 16th to 19th centuries CE, casting new light on the understudied late Hanafi jurists.
Oct. 14 | 12:00-13:00 EDT | Zoom
Join our panel to discuss community-oriented movement lawyering in Lebanon and the ways in which activists and lawyers engage with the country’s most vulnerable communities to build, support, and amplify transformative social movements.
Oct. 7 | 11:00-12:30 EDT | Zoom
This discussion highlights the voices of Muslim women activists campaigning for egalitarian reform in Muslim family laws across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa.