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Re-imaging International Law for a New Politics of Human Rights

Lecture by Abdullahi An-Na'im, School of Law, Emory University

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Prof. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, originally from Sudan, is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law School. An internationally recognized scholar of Islam and human rights, and human rights in cross-cultural perspectives, Professor An-Na'im teaches courses in human rights, religion and human rights, Islamic law, and criminal law.

His research interests also include constitutionalism in Islamic and African countries, and Islam and politics. He directs several research projects which focus on advocacy strategies for reform through internal cultural transformation.

Cost : Free and Open to the Public

AmyBruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, UC Santa Barbara

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