Reclaiming Shari’ah in the Modern Age
Middle Eastern Studies Jay R. Schochet Cultural Series & Department of Religion welcome Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl for his talk Reclaiming Shari'ah in the Modern Age.
Dr. Khaled Abou El Fadl is one of the world’s leading authorities on Shari'ah, Islamic law and Islam, and a prominent scholar in the field of human rights. He is the Omar and Azmeralda Alfi Distinguished Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law where he teaches International Human Rights; Islamic Jurisprudence; Political Asylum and Refugee Law; The Trafficking of Human Beings: Law and Policy; Political Crimes and Legal Systems; and Muslims, Race and Law. He was also formerly the Chair of the Islamic Studies Interdepartmental Program at UCLA.
This event is co-sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Jay R. Schochet Cultural Series and the Department of Religion