2013-2014 Schedule

2013-2014 Lecture Schedule

September 24, 2013
The Political Failure of Islam
Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Director of the Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia at Princeton University

October 8, 2013
The Fall of the Arab Spring
Noah Feldman. Bemis Professor of International Law, Harvard University

November 5, 2013
Arab Constitutions in the 21st Century: A New Beginning or an Unhappy Ending?
Nathan J. Brown, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University

February 4, 2014
Ataturk’s Legacy: Negotiating Laiklik in Modern Turkey
Asli Ü. Bâli, Assistant Professor of Law, UCLA School of Law

March 4, 2014
Islamic Modernism, Ethical Commitments and the Sharia in Pakistan
Mohammad Qasim Zaman, Robert H. Niehaus '77 Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Religion, Princeton University

April 8, 2014
Islamic Law and the Modern Nation State
Abdulkarim Soroush