7 to 9 December 2015 conference Ocean of Law: Intermixed Legal Systems across the Indian Ocean World, 1550-1950
Legal history in connection with the Indian Ocean world is relatively a new field. Interdisciplinary research and cooperation of scholars working on early-modern and modern history of the broader Indian Ocean world help trace back the journeys of legal ideas and to reconstruct these legal histories. This conference will provide a platform for scholars to discuss and share their work.
On Wednesday 9 December, 2015, the Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society and the Leiden Center for the Study of Ancient Arabia will host a joint conference to highlight the state-of-the-art in Arabian Archaeology in the 21st century. The venue of this event is the Vossiuszaal in the University Library. It will be an all-day event (09.45-17.00 hours).
On Thursday 10 December 2015, Laïla Nehmé (French National Centre for Scientific Research) will deliver the Leiden-Aramco Lecture on Ancient Arabian Civilization entitled: "The Nabataeans in the Arabian Peninsula: An Overview". Time: 16.15 hours. Venue: Small Auditorium, Academy Building (Rapenburg 73, Leiden). The lecture will be followed by drinks.
On Thursday 10 December 2015 a workshop will be organised within the "Guiding Travelers" initiative. The meeting takes place from 11:00-13:00 hours in Vrieshof 1/001. This workshop is part of a series of events that are organised by the Guiding Travelers Program and co-sponsered by Global Interactions . For more information about this initiative, please visit the website .
Panel “Tunisia is the way” | Fri 18 December 2015 | Commemorating the five-year anniversary of the Arab Spring in Tunisia
On Friday 18 December 2015 LUCIS will organize a panel commemorating the five-year anniversary of the Arab Spring in Tunisia. Venue: Lipsius 011. Time:15.15-17.00 hrs.
CALL FOR APPLICATION | Conference: Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World from the Middle Ages to the Present | Deadline: 15 December 2015
From Wednesday 22 until Friday 24 June 2016, LUCIS organises in cooperation with the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’ and the University of Salento an international conference entitled: Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World from the Middle Ages to the Present.
Thu 26 November 2015 | WHAT's NEW?! | The differential application of family law in the sharia courts of Gaza and Damascus | Nahda Shehada
On Thursday 26 November, Nahda Shehada will give a lecture on family law in the sharia courts of Gaza and Damascus in the lecture series "WHAT's NEW?! Current Research on Islam and the Middle East." The lecture takes place in Lipsius 228 at 17.15 hrs and will be followed by drinks at de Grote Beer.
From Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 December, the Juynboll Conference, titled: Islam @ 250, will be held. The conference will focus on the first three centuries of Islam and will touch subjects such as Qur’ānic studies, law, theology and political thought. Keynote-speaker: Maribel Fierro. Venues: Gravensteen and the Lipsius
In November and December 2015 LUCIS Fall Fellow Camilla Adang will deliver five public lectures on Ibn Ḥazm of Cordoba and the Ẓāhirī school of law and theology. Time: Wednesdays, 15.15-17.00 hours. Venues: Lipsius 228, 227 and Eyckhof 3/005, Leiden University. The lectures are open to all.