Current Schedule

Kamel Center Program 2021-2022

September 30: Robert Gleave, University of Exeter - canceled due to Covid-related travel restrictions

October 14: Mona Hassan, Duke University - canceled due to Covid-related travel restrictions

November 4: Special Symposium on Intellectual Innovation in Al-Andalus and the Sefarad 

November 11: Khaled El-Rouayheb, Harvard University

February 3: Hugh Kennedy, SOAS University of London 

March 3: Sophia Vasalou, Birmingham University 

April 7: Aziz Al-Azmeh, Central European University

Kamel lectures are held in the Faculty Lounge of the Law School and will begin at 4:15 pm EST on the date indicated. Students, faculty, and staff of Yale University may request to attend by writing to

The Kamel Center is an academic endeavor entirely devoted to improving the understanding of Islamic law and civilization by organizing interdisciplinary discussions with leading scholars and thinkers and supporting the research of promising junior scholars. Video recordings of past lectures are available for viewing on the Kamel Center's Vimeo page.