Book Launch for Emilia Justyna Powell


Location: 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Emilia Justyna Powell

Associate Professor of Political Science and Concurrent Associate Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame

Featuring discussants:

  • Mahan Mirza, Director of the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion and Advisor to Madrasa Discourses in Contending Modernities, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame

  • Beth Simmons, Andrea Mitchell University Professor of Law, Political Science & Business Ethics, University Of Pennsylvania

Powell will discuss her new book Islamic Law and International Law: Peaceful Resolution of Disputes (Oxford University Press, Nov. 2019).

There are twenty-nine Islamic law states (ILS) in the world today, and their Muslim population is over 900 million. In Islamic Law and International Law, Emilia Justyna Powell examines the differences and similarities between the Islamic legal tradition and international law, focusing in particular on the issue of conflict management and resolution.

Hosted by the Kroc Institute’s Mediation Program, and co-sponsored by the Ansari Institute, the ND International Security Center, and the Constitutional Studies Program.

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