hat tip to:

http://muslimsagainstsharia.blogspot.com (great blog!)

No Sharia

An announcement from Esposito’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University:

Is There a Role for Shari’ah in Modern States? Oct 23 2008 9:30am-5pm Location Leavey Center GU Conference Center Access This event has been marked as open to the public.


— 9:30am —

Opening and Welcome: John Esposito

Keynote: Noah Feldman

— 10:45am —

Panel 1: Rethinking Islam? Myths and Realities of Islamic Law

Asifa Quraishi, ‘Women and Shari’ah in Modern Law’ (TBC)

Sherman Jackson, ‘Can Shari’ah be Reformed?’

Jonathan Brown, ‘Shari’ah Meets Reality: Giving Fatwas in Egypt’

— 12:15pm —

Break for Lunch

— 1:30pm —

Panel 2: The Appeal of Shari’ah in Modern Muslim Politics & State Building

Clark Lombardi, ‘Shari’ah and Constitution Making’ (Egypt, Indonesia, and Afghanistan)

Intisar Rabb, ‘The Shari’ah Clause in Modern Constitutions’

Nathan Brown, ‘Shari’ah and Constitutional Reform’ Read more …

Source: Dhimmi Watch


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