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Sunday 23rd May 2021

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Islam and Constitutions. The Law and Politics of Sharia Provisions - Online Course
12/05/2021 5:00pm - 26/05/2021 7:30pm
Why all the hype about Islam when drafting a constitution? Why are constitutions so central, to begin with? And what is the politics around references to Islam in them? What are, in particular, the sharia provisions, and how do they work? This online course introduces participants to the conceptual foundations of constitutional law, the articulations of State-Islam relations in contemporary constitutions, and the various models of sharia provisions in a comparative perspective. Sharia provisions, in particular, are considered both in terms of their wording and the overall design.
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
23/05/2021 8:00am - 29/05/2021 11:00pm
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair
Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) is taking place from 23-29 May 2021 with a combination of both physical and online events. The hybrid programme for the 30th edition of the fair includes a stellar cast of international speakers, as well as showcasing a rafte of inspirational writers from the Arab world. All events will be live-streamed and free to view, with audiences from around the world able to access the programme via the online platform.
23/05/2021 5:00pm
Maayan Hilel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies, Northwestern University
The third in a series of events on "Arab-Jewish Culture, Identity, and Language: Past and Present". This five-part series will examine Arab-Jewish culture, identity, and language from historical, contemporary, political, legal, and personal perspectives. Scholars from around the world will discuss the wide range of cultural contacts and influences between Arab and Jewish societies in the Arab world, and Israel. The series will also feature musical performances by Israeli-Jewish musicians who produce their work in Arabic and in its various dialects.