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:

Omar Farahat, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Hedayat Heikal, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Mara Revkin, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

Waleed Ziad, Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow

 

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


April 18 Tuesday

Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World

4:15PM to 5:00PM

Faculty Lounge

Katherine Zoepf, now a writer at The New Yorker, will discuss her recent and widely heralded book, Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World. To facilitate the presentation, Hedayat Heikal, a Research Fellow at the Kamel Center, will introduce Ms. Zoepf and open the discussion.

October 25 Wednesday

Kamel Lecture and Chirelstein Colloquium - "Islamic Finance: Historical Roots and Contemporary Applications"

12:10PM to 1:10PM

TBA

Fred P. Phillips IV ‘90, Chief Executive Officer, Innovative Card Systems

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