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Milstein West A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

November 2019

Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism Featuring Julie Cohen

November 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Milstein West A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

A Berkman Klein Center Event Between Truth and Power: The Legal Constructions of Informational Capitalism featuring Julie Cohen (RSVP Required) Our current legal system is to a great extent the product of an earlier period of social and economic transformation. From the late 19th century through the mid-20th century, the U.S. legal system underwent profound, tectonic shifts. Today, struggles over ownership of information-age resources and accountability for information-age harms are producing new systemic changes. In Between Truth and Power, Julie E. Cohen explores the relationships between legal institutions and…

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December 2019

Al-Muwatta’ Book Talk

December 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Milstein West A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

Online Conference: http://bit.ly/2P8fUrE RSVP: http://bit.ly/33J0VtF (RSVP requested for in-person attendance only) On the occasion of the publication of a new translation of al-Muwaṭṭaʾ, one of the earliest treatises on Islamic law, the Program in Islamic Law is hosting a public book talk. The book talk will engage the broader community in conversations about this new translation and the significance of the text, which has central, enduring relevance for Islamic law and society across time and place. It will feature commentary…

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Mizrahi Legal Studies: an International Conference

December 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 11, 2019

Milstein West A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

This conference brings together leading scholars and practitioners in the newly emerging field of Mizrahi Legal Studies. The positionality of Mizrahi Jews (descendants of Jews from Arab and Muslim countries) has been traditionally neglected in legal academia. Drawing on Critical Race Theory and Critical Legal Studies, the emerging field of Mizrahi Legal Studies examins the specific status of Mizrahi Jews in Israeli Law and Society. This conference will take a leading role in shaping this growing scholarly movement.

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Mizrahi Legal Studies: an International Conference

December 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 11, 2019

Milstein West A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School

This conference brings together leading scholars and practitioners in the newly emerging field of Mizrahi Legal Studies. The positionality of Mizrahi Jews (descendants of Jews from Arab and Muslim countries) has been traditionally neglected in legal academia. Drawing on Critical Race Theory and Critical Legal Studies, the emerging field of Mizrahi Legal Studies examins the specific status of Mizrahi Jews in Israeli Law and Society. This conference will take a leading role in shaping this growing scholarly movement.

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