News and Events
Sept. 16 | 12-1 pm | WCC 1019
Corine Wegener of the Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative will describe the development of Mosul Museum Project Zero. The project collects evidence of destruction at the museum for use in a possible war crimes trial.
April 25 | 12-1 pm | WCC B015
Deina Abdelkader, Salma Waheedi, and Hamza Sebti use specific case studies to discuss the legal frameworks regulating speech and analyze practical realities of criminalizing critical speech across the region.
April 22 |12-1 pm | WCC 3016
This final workshop in our Gender, Law, and Society Series will explore Islamic feminism and the contributions of feminist scholars challenging patriarchy in the Muslim legal traditions. Speakers Sarah Marsso and Janna Rumminger discuss the pioneering work of Musawah and the frontiers and challenges of the contemporary Islamic feminist discourse and activist work pushing for equality and gender justice.
April 4 | 12-1 pm | WCC 3018
Two short films, Dory and On Friday Noon, tell the stories of queer women and their daily struggles to negotiate their space within their local Southeast Asian communities. A discussion with Michael Peletz, Professor of Anthropology at Emory University, and Rosalia Engchuan, filmmaker and social anthropologist, follows.
March 25 | 12-1 pm | WCC 1015
Beena Sarwar, human rights lawyer, Yasser Latif Hamdani and LL.M. ’19 student, Orubah Sattar discuss Pakistan’s history with and struggle against its blasphemy law and those that support it.
March 14 | 12-1 pm | WCC 1019
Dr. Ramy Khouili, a Tunisian doctor and human rights activist, and Daniel Levine-Spound (HLS ’19), examine the origins and dynamics of the criminalization of homosexuality in Tunisia from the colonial period to the 21st century.
Standing Up to Gender Violence: The Legal Context of Contemporary Feminist Struggle in Israel/Palestine
February 25 | 12-1 pm | WCC 1015
Please join us for a discussion of gender-based violence and feminist struggles for gender justice and equality in Israel-Palestine. Professors Tally Kritzman-Amir and Sarah Ilhmoud will examine recent trends in gender-based violence in Israel-Palestine and the various state policies and responses, especially in relation to vulnerable communities of Palestinians and African refugees.
This film chronicles the destruction of culture in Syria, Mali, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and elsewhere from World War II to the present day. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the film’s director, Tim Slade, and András Riedlmayer, UN war crimes tribunal expert witness.
The deadline for applying for a fellowship for the upcoming academic year has passed.
The US and Israel-Palestine: National Security, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law – A Discussion with Jamil Dakwar
ILSP: Law and Social Change and the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law host a discussion with Jamil Dakwar on challenges to the rule of law and human rights protection in Israel-Palestine, and the impact of recent shifts in United States policy.