Events

Past Event

Brinkley Messick | Islamic Governance, Sharia Interpretation, Imamic Yemen

March 22, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
CGIS South 020, Belfer Case Study Rm, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

Committee on the Study of Religion and Harvard Law School present The Inaugural Lecture of the Harvard Law and Religion Lecture Series.

Messick is Professor in Anthropology, Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, Columbia University. Messick specializes in the anthropology of law, legal history, written culture, and the circulation and interpretation of Islamic law.

Sponsors: Julius-Rabinowitz Program in Jewish and Israeli Law, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, and the Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change

Contact: Latifeh Aavani

 

(Source: The Center for Middle Eastern Studies)