Salma Waheedi

June 20, 2023 Salma Waheedi Named Inaugural Executive Director of the Program

Salma Waheedi, a lecturer on law and associate director of Harvard Law School's Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, has been named its executive director.

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December 25, 2022 Unilateral Repudiation or Divorce? Ṭalāq Betwixt and Between Diverse (Extra-)Judicial Environments

An article examining the multiple manners in which a foreign form of nuptial dissolution – broadly identified with the Arabic term ṭalāq can de facto be civilly recognized by judicial and administrative authorities.

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December 16, 2022 Program Newsletter December 2022

We are pleased to share highlights of our fall semester activities and publications from our faculty and fellows, and announce the call for applications for the 2023-2024 cohort of visitors.

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September 07, 2022 Program Newsletter September 2022

Please join us in welcoming our Visiting Fellows for 2022–2023