4.30-6.00pm, Wednesday 20th May 2015
Lecture Theatre, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, OX1 3UQ
This year’s Annual Socio-Legal Studies Lecture will be given by Professor Abdullahi An-Na’im, the Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University. Professor An-Na’im will be speaking on “Sharia and Constitutionalism in Islamic Societies”.
Professor Abdullahi An-Na’im (from Sudan) is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University. An-Na‘im is the author of many acclaimed books including: What is an American Muslim (2014); Muslims and Global Justice (2011); Islam and the Secular State (2008); African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam (2006); and Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil liberties, human rights and international law (1990). He has also published more than 60 articles and book chapters on human rights, constitutionalism and Islam and politics in African and Islamic countries.
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