NAAIMS 42nd Annual Conference by North American Assoc of Islamic & Muslim Studies (NAAIMS) formerly AMSS presentss a 1 day conference on “Constitution and Islam” Saturday, September 28, 2013. It is cosponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies & Program in Near Eastern Studies
Princeton University, New Jersey.
The Luncheon Keynote Address to be held at Princeton University, Carl Fields Center: Room 104, 58 Prospect Avenue
Keynote Speaker is Prof. Mohammad Fadel, Associate Professor of Law, University of Toronto, Canada. His topic is “Islam, Constitutionalism, and the Challenge of Pluralism”
Prof. Fadel will discuss how Islamic law can fit in a pluralist world through an examination of constitutional doctrines of Sunni legal thought and how they can provide a basis for a democratic Muslim world.
Four Panel Sessions Examine:
• Religious Law under Secular Constitutions
• Reform in Islamic Law: A Look at the Causes
• Codification Compared: From Iran and Saudi Arabia to Malaysia
• Debates over Islamic Constitutionalism from Said Nursi to al-Azhar
[Princeton University - Computer Science Building
Room 104, 35 Olden Street, Princeton, NJ - 08544]
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
M. Ţükrü Haniođlu, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
To Register Contact Director of Academic Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Academic Affairs
North American Association of Islamic & Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)
P O Box 5502, Herndon, VA 20172 Email: email@example.com
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