John Witte, Jr.: Sharia in the West? What Place for Faith-Based Familiy Laws in Western Democracies?
- Date: Dec 4, 2014
- Time: 18:00
- Speaker: John Witte, Jr.
- Location: Max Planck Institute for European Legal History
- Room: Lecture hall of the MPI
On the occasion of the annual advisors meeting, the project The School of Salamanca. A Digital Source Collection and a Dictionary of Its Juridical-Political Language is inviting to an evening lecture given by John Witte, Jr. (Emory University, Atlanta/Georgia. In his lecture John Witte, Jr. analyses the current debate about the role a religiously founded law such as the Sharia takes in the legal systems of the Western world with a special focus on family law.
The lecture is held in English at the
Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Guests are welcome, registration is required: