Non-State Laws in a Modern State Context: Indigenous and Islamic Perspectives


Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Organized by the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, this panel will explore the commonalities and divergences in the experiences of Indigenous and Islamic law scholars and participants vis-à-vis the state.  It will also look at the multiplicities of Islamic and Indigenous law traditions, and how the state might contend with these complexities.

Indigenous Law Panel :
- John Borrows (Speaker)
- Kirsten Anker (Respondent)
- Aimée Craft (Respondent)
- Kerry Sloan (Respondent)

Islamic Law Panel:
- Ahmad Atif Ahmad (Speaker)
- Omar Farahat (Respondent)
- Vrinda Narain (Respondent)