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, 20094:00 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
Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, UC Santa Barbara