Elsewhere at Harvard

2018 Oct 02

The Social Impact of Legal Patchworking (Talfīq)

12:00pm to 1:00pm


Austin 102


Aaron Spevack, Visiting Fellow, ILSP: SHARIAsource, Harvard Law School

Talfīq--the juristic practice of combining differing legal opinions to resolve a new issue and thereby produce an unprecedented ruling--is often framed as an impious and capricious endeavor aimed at cutting corners. However, jurists have used this practice in ways that have had tremendous social impact, both positive and negative. This talk will address various debates on the permissibility of using talfiq, its social impact, and prominent instances of state...

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2018 Oct 05

The Legacy of 1968

10:00am to 6:00pm


Lower Level Conference room, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard

This conference will reflect on the protests of 1968 and their historical and intellectual ramifications by taking a fresh look at the legacies of that tumultuous year. The cultural icon “1968” has transformed into many distinct areas which far exceed the intentions and experiences of those who participated in the actual events. At its fiftieth anniversary, we will mark the transition of ’68 from memory to history by fostering a conversation that would provide a novel perspective towards this...

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2018 Nov 02

Young Investigator Symposium

9:00am to 2:00pm


Barker Center for the Humanities, The Thompson Room, 12 Quincy Street
2018 Oct 05

CAPS: American Politics Speaker Series: Sharece Thrower (Vanderbilt)

9:00am to 10:30am


K262, CGIS Knafel Building

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This series is sponsored by the Center for American Political Studies (CAPS), the Department of Government at Harvard University, and the Harvard Kennedy School. These talks are free and open to the public.