“Does religion — specifically, the practice of religious rituals — affect economic growth?” Two professors of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, Filipe Campante and David Yanagizawa-Drott, examine the impact of Ramadan on economic and non-economic life.
Jeune Afrique, a weekly newsmagazine based in Paris, named Malika Zeghal one of Africa’s 50 Most Influential People. Professor Zeghal, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life at Harvard, was recently considered for appointment as the Minister of Higher Education in Tunisia’s newly formed government. Professor Zeghal was on sabbatical at [...]
Cambridge University Press announces the publication of a new book in Islamic studies: Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity and the State by Jocelyne Cesari.