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Q&A with Khaled Fahmy

Q&A with Khaled Fahmy

February 5, 2016

Khaled Fahmy is the 2015–2016 Shawwaf Visiting Professor in Modern Middle Eastern History at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies. His research interests lie in the social and cultural history of modern Egypt. He has been conducting research in the Egyptian National Archives for the past twenty years on such diverse topics as the history of law, medicine, and public hygiene. Since the outbreak of the January 25 Revolution, he also has been a regular contributor to Egyptian and international media.... Read more about Q&A with Khaled Fahmy

Post-Revolutionary Trials for Corruption in Egypt and Elsewhere in the Arab World: Political, Legal, or Both?

July 12, 2011

By Roger Owen

The city of Boston where I live is going though one of its periodic confrontations with the endemic corruption of its political and administrative systems. Three successive speakers of the Massachusetts lower house have been indicted for taking bribes in exchange for favors. And now comes the trial of Boston’s most notorious criminal, James Bulger, who, apart from his many murders, also managed to corrupt the local agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for almost twenty years.

Given the blatant illegality of most of Bulger’s crimes, it...

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2015 Apr 27

Gender Justice & Islamic Jurisprudence – Human Reasoning and the Rule of Law – A case study of inheritance in Palestine (West Bank)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Middle East Forum and The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program present

Deena R. Hurwitz
Professor, General Faculty and director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law... Read more about Gender Justice & Islamic Jurisprudence – Human Reasoning and the Rule of Law – A case study of inheritance in Palestine (West Bank)

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