Friday, September 29, 2017
“Feminist Voices in Islam: Rethinking Patriarchal Ethics in Muslim Legal Traditions”
A talk by Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Founding Member, Musawah Global Movement for Equality and Justice in the Muslim Family
12:00- 1:00 p.m.
Please join us for a talk by Ziba Mir-Hosseini, a leading scholar of Islamic feminism. She will discuss the emerging reformist and feminist voices in Islam and their potential in challenging the long-established classical interpretations of Shari’a and rethinking their underlying patriarchal ethical values and norms, with a particular emphasis on the pioneering work of Musawah, a global movement for equality and justice in the Muslim family. This event is co-sponsored with the Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change. Vegan lunch will be served.