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

A public lecture and discussion with Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, Emory University Law School

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

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.

Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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