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Lecture: “The Women’s Movement, Animal Welfare, and Islamic Law” by Kristen Stilt

The Harvard Islamic Legal Studies Program presents “The Women’s Movement, Animal Welfare, and Islamic Law” A lecture by Kristen Stilt, Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School and Co-Director of the Islamic Legal Studies Program As part of Harvard Law School’s Animal Law Week, Prof. Kristen Stilt will give a lecture entitled, “The Women’s [...]

February 15, 2016: 12:00 pm

Lecture: “Exceptions and Wonders: Rhetoric and al-Jahiz’s Natural Science” by Jeannie Miller

The Department of Near Eastern languages and Civilizations at Harvard presents “Exceptions and Wonders: Rhetoric and al-Jahiz’s Natural Science” A lecture by Jeannie Miller, Assistant Professor, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto The ninth-century polymath al-Jahiz has, in his cultural afterlife, acquired two personae: the impish and sophistic author [...]

February 16, 2016: 4:00 pm