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


Research Fellows:

Amir Toft, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Abdullah Alaoudh, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Nadia Marzouki, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow


Administrative Support:

Bradley Hayes, Coordinator of International Programs

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

Upcoming Lectures

March 6 Tuesday

The Historian as Theologian: Past and Present in Islam, Christianity, and Judaism

4:15PM to 5:15PM

Faculty Lounge

David Nirenberg, Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of Social Thought, Medieval History, Fundamentals, Middle East Studies, and the College, University of Chicago

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