2014 - 2015 Schedule

Fall 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Islam, Politics, and the Constitution: Is Tunisia an Exception in the Arab Spring?

Choukri Hmed
Visiting Professor of Political Science, New York University
Co-author of “Sociology of Arab Revolts” in Actes de la recherche en sciences sociales (forthcoming)
Andrew March
Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University
Author of “Political Islam: Theory” in Annual Review of Political Science and “What Can the Islamic Past Teach Us about Secular Modernity?” in Political Theory (both forthcoming)


Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Law and Religion in the Rainbow Nation: Judging South Africa’s Diversity of Beliefs

Albie Sachs
Judge, Constitutional Court of South Africa
Owen Fiss
Sterling Professor Emeritus, Yale Law School