The Abdallah S. Kamel Center for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization at Yale Law School brings prominent scholars of Islam to the Yale campus for public lectures, seminar discussions, visiting fellowships, and visiting professorships.

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Center Co-Directors:

Owen M. Fiss, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law

Anthony T. Kronman, Sterling Professor of Law

 

Research Fellows:

Havva Guney-Ruebenacker, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Marc Herman, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Michael O'Sullivan, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Aisha Saad, Bartlett Research Fellow in the Kamel Center

 

Administrative Support:

Bradley Hayes, Coordinator of International Programs

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Lecture Series

View current and past schedules of the Abdallah S. Kamel Lectures

Publications

Read occasional papers by visitors

Videos

Watch videos of several lectures from past years

Opportunities

Fellowships and travel grants offered by the center

Upcoming Lectures


February 4 Tuesday

Caliphal Tribunals and Anarchical Fallacies: Medieval Arabic Petitions from the Cairo Geniza

4:15PM to 5:45PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Marina Rustow, Princeton University

March 24 Tuesday

Re-writing the History of Islamic Law: Shiism and the Problem of Legal Orthodoxy

4:15PM to 5:45PM

SLB Room 128

Robert Gleave, Exeter University

April 7 Tuesday

The Language of Authority in Early Islam: The Evolving Meanings of the Term 'Sultan'

4:15PM to 5:45PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Hugh Kennedy, SOAS University of London

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