Comparative Gender-Relevant Legislative Change in Muslim and
October 1 and 2, 2005
Hauser Hall, Harvard Law School
Saturday, October 1, 2005
10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
(Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium)
"Muslim Personal Law in Continental Europe: Which Law Applies in Case of Divorce? Recent (Legislative) Developments in France, the Netherlands, and Belgium"
(University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville)
"Institutional Barriers to Women's Rights in Nineteenth-Century English Family Law"
Mounira Maya Charrad
(The University of Texas, Austin)
"Nation-building and Legislative Change: Postcolonial Perspectives"
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(University of Massachusetts, Boston)
"Abortion, Adultery, and the Rights of the Citizen in the Ottoman Empire and Turkey"
(Washington and Lee University School of Law)
"Comparison of Some Political and Social Conditions of Change in Gender-Relevant Law in Early Republican Turkey, Pahlavi Iran, and the IRI"
(Senior Research Associate, SOAS, London)
"When a Woman's Hurt Becomes an Injury: 'Harm' as a Ground for Divorce in Iran"
Sunday, October 2, 2005
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
General Discussion and Conclusions