May 22, 2020 Faculty Radcliffe Institute Announces 2020-2021 Fellows

Kristen A. Stilt, Green Fellow, The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques professor of Islamic legal studies: “Halal Animals: Food, Faith, and the Future of Planetary Health”

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June 26, 2019 Faculty How A Former Child Bride Got A Fatwa Against Child Marriage

Other fatwas have been issued against child marriage. "This is not the first time in Islamic history," says Salma Waheedi, associate director at the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World at Harvard University. Such a fatwa would be "unique because the fatwa is coming from a major institution like Al-Azhar, which carries a lot of weight in the Islamic world," says Waheedi.

March 29, 2019 Faculty Der Sultan droht mit dem Schwert

So far, no one has been whipped under the new Sharia criminal law. "Brunei relies on soft authoritarianism", explains Visiting Fellow Dominik M. Müller.

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November 13, 2017 Faculty Live export keynote speakers announced

Harvard University Professor of Law, Dr Kristen Stilt, will speak on Islamic law and halal slaughter, drawing on her extensive research into the intersection of animal law and religious law.