Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, "The Compatibility of Islamic Law and State Law"
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Duke Law, Room 4045
Co-sponsored with the Duke Islamic Studies Center
Open to the public.
Professor Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, originally from Sudan, is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law School. An internationally recognized scholar of Islam and human rights, and human rights in cross-cultural perspectives, Professor An-Na'im teaches courses in Islamic law, international law and comparative constitutional law. His research interests also include constitutionalism in Islamic and African countries, and Islam and politics. He directs several research projects which focus on advocacy strategies for reform through internal cultural transformation.