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.

More about the Kamel Center.


Center Co-Directors:

Owen M. Fiss, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law

Anthony T. Kronman, Sterling Professor of Law


2021 - 2022 Research Fellows:

Noureddine Amara, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Angela Giordani, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Sohaib Khan, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow


Administrative Support:

Bradley Hayes, Coordinator of International Programs

Katherine Lawton, Administrative Assistant

Explore the Kamel Center

Lecture Series

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


Read occasional papers by visitors


Watch videos of several lectures from past years


Fellowships and travel grants offered by the center