2007: Gender-Relevant Legislative Change in Muslim and Non-Muslim Countries


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Friday, March 30th
8:15 AM


8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Panel One: The Particularity of the Past

Martin Lau, Harvard Law School
Danaya Wright, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Varsha Chitnis, University of Florida Levin College of Law
Louise Halper, Washington and Lee University School of Law

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM


10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Panel Two: Changing Families, Changing Family Law

Ziba Mir-Hosseini, New York University Law School
Zainah Anwar, Sisters of Islam, Selagnor, Malaysia
Martha Albertson Fineman, Emory University Law School

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM


12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

2:00 PM

Panel Three: Marriage Across Continents

Marie-Claire Foblets, Louvain University
Mark Cammack, Southwestern Law School
Michèle Alexandre, University of Memphis School of Law

2:00 PM

Saturday, March 31st
8:15 AM


8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

9:30 AM

Panel Four: Gender Legislation and Social Context

Mounira Maya Charrad, University of Texas at Austin
Adrien Wing, University of Iowa College of Law
Ruth Miller, University of Massachusetts Boston
Amira Sonbol, Georgetown University

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Discussions and Reflections

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM