ILSP Events This Academic Year

September 22, 2014: ILSP Open House. ILSP will host an open house and introduction to the program, providing an opportunity to meet our staff and new visiting fellows, and to learn about our travel grants, support of student groups, and more. The event will be held 4:00–6:00 p.m. at Program offices, 102 Austin Hall. Remarks at 4:30.

October 23, 2014: ILSP will host a discussion with Deborah Amos (NPR International Correspondent) and Prof. Noah Feldman (HLS) on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The discussion will be moderated by ILSP Co-Director, Prof. Kristen Stilt. Time: 3:15–4:14. Location: Austin Hall 111, on the Harvard Law School campus. Open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program.

November 6, 2014: Brown bag lunch talk by Professor Bryan Turner (Australian Catholic University). Lecture will take place in WCC 3007, on the Harvard Law School campus. Time: 1-2:30 p.m. Open to the public.


Other Islamic Law-related Events

International and Comparative Law Workshop – Fall 2013
Harvard Law School, Hauser 102
Workshop Convenors: Professors William Alford and Intisar Rabb

Wednesday, Sept 24, 5-7 pm, Will Smiley (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University), The Sublime State Would Not Act Contrary to Shari’a and Contrary to Promises— An Early Debate on Islamic Law, Treaties, Childhood, and Apostasy

Wednesday, Oct 1, 5-7 pm, Matthew Erie (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, Princeton University), Autonomy, Freedom, and Islamic Law: The View from China

Wednesday, Oct 8, 5-7 pm, Asli Bâli (Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law), Constitutional Design in Religiously Divided Societies

Friday, Oct 24, 3-5 pm, Tom Ginsburg (Leo Spitz Professor of International Law at University of Chicago Law School; Research Professor, American Bar Foundation), Constitutional Islamization and Human Rights (co-authored with Dawood Ahmed)


Please check back soon for updates as we confirm additional events.