Lectures & Panels Litigating for Justice: Women’s Rights Lawyering in Iran 12:15–1:15 pm

Iranian Human Rights Attorney and PLSMW Visiting Fellow Afrooz Maghzi Najafabadi will discuss the role of Iranian women’s rights lawyers in the fight for gender justice and equality in Iran.

Book Talk The United Nations and the Question of Palestine 12:15–1:15

Professor Ardi Imseis discusses his new book on Palestine at the United Nations, based on primary archival materials and the author’s first-hand experience as a UN Official in Palestine for over a decade.

Lectures & Panels From Ownership to Partnership: Rethinking the Theory of Marriage in Islamic Law 12:15–1:15

In this presentation, Havva Guney-Reubenacker will discuss her ongoing work on Islamic legal critiques that challenge the legitimacy of women’s inequality in Islamic law’s traditional theory of marriage.