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Colorado Harper Lecture: An Introduction to Modern Islamic Finance

Date: 
03.30.2017
Location: 
Brown Palace Hotel, 321 17th Street, Denver, CO
Contact info (email or phone): 

harperlectures@uchicago.edu
Phone 773.702.7788

Modern Islamic finance, in which financial activity strives to adhere to the principles of Islamic law, is a rapidly growing global industry valued at roughly $2 trillion.

Legal scholar Cynthia Shawamreh, JD’88, will explore the basic principles and practices of modern Islamic finance. 

Faculty: 
Cynthia Shawamreh

Geof Stone at the National Constitution Center: "Sex, Religion, and the Constitution"

Date: 
03.31.2017
Location: 
525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact info (email or phone): 

215.409.6600

Geoffrey Stone, leading constitutional scholar and author of Sex and the Constitution, traces the evolution of legal and moral codes that have attempted to legislate issues as explosive and divisive as abortion, same-sex marriage, pornography, and contrace

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Geof Stone at Chicago Humanities Festival: "Sex, the Constitution, and the Supreme Court"

Date: 
04.29.2017
Location: 
77 W Washington St | Chicago, IL | 60602
Contact info (email or phone): 

312.661.1028

In his new book Sex and the Constitution, legal scholar and CHF favorite Geoffrey Stone explores the historical evolutions of religious, social, and legal approaches to sex and the surprising role American constitutional law has played in contemporary debates over all manner of sexual mores: obscenity, contraception, abort

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Mary Anne Case at the Univ of Colorado: "Catholic Feminism? Is the Church Anti-Woman?"

Date: 
02.23.2017
Location: 
University of Colorado Boulder
Contact info (email or phone): 

scott.powell@thomascenter.org

The Aquinas Institute for Catholic Thought will host its 10th annual Great Debate on Thursday, Feb. 23. Erika Bachiochi of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Mary Anne Case of the University of Chicago will go head-to-head debating whether the Catholic Church really respects women.

Details and registration

Faculty: 
Mary Anne Case

"Sex and the Constitution: The Road to Roe" featuring Professor Geoffrey R. Stone, '71

Date: 
03.01.2017
Location: 
The Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Room 621, Chicago, IL
Contact info (email or phone): 

franke-humanities@uchicago.edu

The Franke Institute for the Humanities at the University of Chicago presents The Franke Forum Lecture Series featuring Geoffrey R. Stone, '71, Edward H. Levi Distinguished Service Professor of Law

"Sex and the Constitution: The Road to Roe"

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone

Martha Nussbaum in Conversation with Jonathan Lear at Sem Co-op

Date: 
02.01.2017
Location: 
5751 S. Woodlawn Avenue Chicago, IL 60637
Contact info (email or phone): 

info@semcoop.com

Jonathan Lear discusses Wisdom Won from Illness: Essays in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis. He will be joined in conversation by Martha Nussbaum. 

Details and RSVP

Faculty: 
Martha C. Nussbaum

Debate: Is Human Rights Dead? (Eric Posner at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs)

Date: 
02.15.2017
Location: 
130 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601
Contact info (email or phone): 

312.726.3860

Human rights form an integral part of modern international law, but should they? Many governments have ratified human rights treaties and incorporated human rights law into their legal systems. Yet the persistence of extrajudicial killings, religious persecution, and political repression illustrates that they are violated routinely and blatantly.

Faculty: 
Eric A. Posner

The Externalities of Vaccination on the Evolution of Influenza - Anup Malani at BFI

Date: 
02.16.2017
Location: 
Harper Center Room 104
Contact info (email or phone): 

bfi@uchicago.edu

The literature on the evolution of influenza—and current economic estimates of the value of vaccination—assume that getting a flu shot does not affect drift and variation in the illness. But that is not theoretically sound; Vaccination as much as natural immunity acquired through infection should affect flu evolution.

Faculty: 
Anup Malani

First Amendment Salon with Richard Posner and Geoffrey R. Stone

Judge Richard Posner in a May 2016 conversation with Geoffrey R. Stone, moderated by Ronald K.L. Collins of the University of Washington School of Law.

Participating faculty: 
Richard A. Posner
Participating faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
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Academic Freedom and Diversity: Viewpoints on institutional practices and tensions (Panel with Geof Stone)

Date: 
01.03.2017
Location: 
School of Social Service Administration Lobby, 969 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL 60637
Contact info (email or phone): 

csnook@uchicago.edu or 773.702.9700

This event is free and open to the public. An informal discussion with light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments will follow.

Our panelists will include:

Faculty: 
Geoffrey R. Stone
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