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Islam and Law

Explores the relationship between Islam and Shari`a (Islamic law) on the one hand, and law, human rights, constitutionalism, and secularism, on the other, in different parts of the world.

Director:

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im 

Sponsors:

Sampling of publications:

  • Muslims and Global Justice, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im
  • Islam and Human Rights, Collected Essays in Law, Ashgate, 2010, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im
  • Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari’a, Harvard University Press, 2008, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im

Lectures:

  • 2016 Berman Lecture: Reason and Revelation: A Conversation on Natural Law in
  • Four Religions (Flier in Box)
  • Archived Projects:
  • Pursuit of Happiness
  • Sex, Marriage, and Family & the Religions of the Book
  • Shari’a, Family, and Democracy
  • Islam and Human Rights Fellowship Program
  • Islamic Family Law Project
  • The Future of Shari’a in Islamic Societies
  • Cultural Transformation in Africa: Legal, Theological, and Human Rights
  • Perspectives
  • Religions Human Rights in Global Perspective