The Harvard Law and Religion Lecture Series presents:
Shady Nasser (Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University )
Twelver Imami Shiite Views on the Variant Readings of the Quran: Legal and Theological Implications
Sponsors: The Committee on Study of Religion, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Islamic Legal Studies Program (Law and Social Change), The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School.
Harvard University Sever Hall, RM 113 Harvard Yard, Cambridge MA 02138
Co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies
Hanoch Piven, The colourful and witty illustrations of Israeli illustrator, Hanoch Piven have appeared throughout the last 20 years on both sides of the Atlantic: in most major American magazines and newspapers such as Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone and in many European publications from The London Times to the Swiss magazine, Die WeltWoche.
HDS will host a small international colloquium on ancient apocalyptic literature on November 16th and 17th. The title of the colloquium is The Sense(s) of History: Apocalyptic Literature and Its Temporalities.
Of special note will be the keynote address "The Varieties of Historical Experience" from Charles Stewart, Professor of Anthropology at University College London.