2017 Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute

The Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and the Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford (PCMLP) are pleased to invite applications to the 19th annual Annenberg-Oxford Media Policy Summer Institute, to be held from Monday, June 26 to Friday, July 7, 2017 at the University of Oxford. More information can be found here.

West Africa Regional Rounds

We are glad to announce that the Price Media Law Moot Court Competition will be supporting West African Regional Round in Lagos, Nigeria from 6 – 8 February, 2017. The Competition will be hosted by the University of Lagos Faculty of Law, and will be happy to host teams from West Africa. More information can be found here.

Sharia and Constitutionalism in Islamic Societies

This year’s Annual Socio-Legal Lecture will be given by Professor Abduallhi An-Na’im, the Howard Candler Professor of Law and Emory University.  Professor An-Na’im has written extensively about freedom of expression issues in Islamic law. This lecture will focus on “Sharia and Constitutionalism in Islamic Societies”.

The lecture will be followed by a wine and cheese reception in the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies.

Professor Abdullahi An-Na’im  (from Sudan) is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law. An-Na‘im is the author of many acclaimed books including: What is an American Muslim (2014); Muslims and Global Justice (2011); Islam and the Secular State (2008); African Constitutionalism and the Role of Islam (2006); and Toward an Islamic Reformation: Civil liberties, human rights and international law (1990).  He also published more than 60 articles and book chapters on human rights, constitutionalism and Islam and politics in African and Islamic countries.