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


September 17 Tuesday

The Islamic Enlightenment

4:15PM to 5:45PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Christopher de Bellaigue, Writer and Journalist

October 15 Tuesday

What is Post-Classical Philosophy in Islam?

4:15PM to 5:45PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Frank Griffel, Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University

October 22 Tuesday

Contradictions and Ambiguities—The Method of Post-Classical Philosophy in Islam

4:15AM to 5:45AM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Frank Griffel, Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University

October 29 Tuesday

Transcending Character: The Place of Virtue in Post-Classical Ethical Commentaries

4:15PM to 5:45PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Cyrus Zargar, University of Central Florida

November 5 Tuesday

Cosmic Order and Natural Law in Islamic Science

4:15PM to 5:45PM

Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Robert Morrison, Bowdoin College

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

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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