hat tip-Margo I.

 

UCLA: Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`a
 
Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari’a

Monday, April 28, 2008
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Lecture and discussion with


 

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law School. He teaches courses in international law, human rights, and Islamic law and his research interests include constitutionalism in Islamic and African countries, and Islam and politics. He also directs several research projects which focus on advocacy strategies for reform through internal cultural transformation. His books include African Constitutionalism and the Contingent Role of Islam (2006); and Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil liberties, human rights and international law (1990) (translated into Arabic, Indonesian, Russian and Persian).His new book Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari`a, will be available for sale at this event. (Published by Harvard Univ. Press-2008)

 

Cost: Free

 

For more information please contact

Peter Szanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
Tel: (310) 825-1455
[email protected]
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

 

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im
Emory University Law School

 

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