Program on Jewish Law and the Robbins Collection have announced a symposium on Legal Heterodoxy in Islamic and Jewish History: Late Antique and Medieval Transformations. The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Boalt Hall on April 23-24, 2012.
Here's a glimpse of the program:
10:00 a.m.: Legal Systems of the "Other"
Islam Dayeh (Freie Universitat Berlin), Yaakov Elman (Yeshiva University), and Shari Lowin (Stonehill)
1:30 p.m.: Minority & Dissenting Opinions
Intisar Rabb (Boston College), Azzan Yadin-Israel (Rutgers), and Philip Ackerman-Lieberman (Vanderbilt)
4:00 p.m.: Orthodoxy & Heresy
Mohammed H. Benkheira (Sorbonne), Naftalis Cohn (Concordia), Danial Boyarin & Lena Salaymeh (UC Berkeley)
9:30 a.m.: Legal & Theological Hermeneutics
Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto), Steven Fraade (Yale), Michael Pregill (Elon)
To register, or for more information, contact Lena Salaymeh or Noah Greenfield.