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York-Noor Lecture | Navigating the Secular/Religious Divide: Religion, Gender and Divorce in Western States

Mar 7th 2015
May ’15
5
7:00 pm

Please note: the date for this lecture has been changed to Tuesday May 5

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Navigating the Secular/Religious Divide: Religion, Gender and Divorce in Western States 
by Prof. Pascale Fournier

Pascale Fournier (SJD) is a Full Professor and the Research Chair in Legal Pluralism and Comparative Law at University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law.  In 2008, she served as expert consultant for the United Nations Development Programme on issues of gender and Islamic law in Tunisia, Egypt, Malaysia and Nigeria.  She is the author of numerous award-winning publications, including the book Muslim Marriage in Western Courts: Lost in Transplantation (2010, Ashgate Publishing).  She was recently named part-time commissioner of the Commission des droits de la personne et des droits de la jeunesse (CDPDJ) in Quebec for a five-year term.

Date: Tuesday May 5
Time: 7 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

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