Loading Events

  • This event has passed.

The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School and The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University present an international academic conference “Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif: Conflict, Culture, Law”

Wednesday, November 29, 9:00pm-5:00pm
WCC, Milstein East, Room C
Harvard Law School
1585 Mass. Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138


9:00am
Noah Feldman, Opening Remarks


9:15am-11:00am
Session 4: Activism

Sarina Chen, “To Challenge and to Obey: The Double Role of Israeli Women in Temple Mount Activist Groups”

Ali Abu Al-Awar, “Al-Aqsa Murabitat’s Accomplishments in the Political and Gender Levels”

David Landes and Assaf Harel, “Freedom of Worship: The Use of Human Rights Discourse by Jewish Temple Mount Activists”


11:00am-11:15am
Break


11:15am-12:30pm
Session 5: Status Quo?

Yitzhak Reiter, “The Dynamics of Status Quo at the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif”

Omar M. Dajani, “’Touching the Holy’: How Palestinians Negotiated Jerusalem”


12:30pm-2:00pm
Lunch


2:00pm-2:45pm
Keynote Address 2

Wasfi Kailani, “The Hashemite King’s Role and Status at Al-Aqsa Mosque/Al-Haram Al-Sharif, 1917-2017”


2:45pm-4:45pm
Session 6: Representation

Maymanah Farhat, “The Dome of the Rock in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Arab Art”

Heather Coffey, “Sustaining Vectors of Sacrality in Images of the Prophet’s Ascension (Mi‘raj)”

Pamela Berger, “The Dome of the Rock as Image of the Temple of Solomon”

Maya Balakirsky Katz, “Scaling the Divide: Architectural Scale Models of the Jerusalem Temple”


4:45pm
Noah Feldman, Closing Remarks

Details

Date:
November 29
Time:
8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

WCC, Milstein East C

Organizer

Menachem Butler
Email:
Research Program:
Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law
Department:
Research Programs Events