Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
A day-long symposium featuring presentations by Shady Nasser (Harvard University), Gabriel Said Reynolds (University of Notre Dame), Walid Saleh (University of Toronto), Devin Stewart (Emory University), Behnam Sadeghi (Oxford University), François Déroche (Collège de France), Alba Fedeli (University of Hamburg), Geoffrey Khan (Cambridge University), and Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School). Sponsored by the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Harvard Law School's Program in Islamic Law, and the Center for... Read more about The Transmission and Reception of the Qurʾān in Light of Recent Scholarship
Robert Gleave (University of Exeter), Early Shiite Law and the Construction of the Shari'a. Co-sponsored by the Law and Religion Lecture Series (The Committee on Study of Religion, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School, and the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World at Harvard Law School) and the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School. Read more about Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies
Connolly House, Boston College (300 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill)
A day-long symposium examining the extent to which Irish Gaels participated in European cultural trends during the first millennium or so of Irish history. Sponsored by the Flatley Lecture Series in Irish Studies, Boston College.
Graeme Boone (The Ohio State University), Affective Inflection in the Works of Jean Gerson and Guillaume Dufay. This lecture is part of the 2019-2020 Medieval Studies Seminar series "Hearing the Middle Ages".
Maria Subtelny (University of Toronto), Iranian Elements in the Pseudo-Aristotelian Sirr al-asrār (Secretum secretorum). Co-sponsored with the MHC Medieval Studies Seminar and the Aga Khan Fund for Iranian Studies.