*CANCELLED* Evolution of Family, Women's Status, and Inheritance in Morocco

*CANCELLED* Evolution of Family, Women

A lecture by Hakima Fassi Fihri (Université International de Rabat, Morocco)

Thursday, June 01, 2017
Time to be announced
Location TBD

Hakima Fassi Fihri is a Moroccan scholar. She is a law school graduate from Rabat University School of Law (Université Mohamed V de Rabat), and holds a Master’s Degree in European Law from Grenoble University (Université Pierre Mendès-France, Grenoble II, France). She is a PhD candidate in Law and Political Science at Grenoble University. Her research topic focuses on inter-religious marriage between Moroccan Muslim women and non Muslim men as per Moroccan Law, based on the fact that the legal framework in Morocco regarding inter-religious marriage is mainly inspired by religious rules, and that marriage between a Moroccan Muslim woman and a non Muslim man who is not converted to Islam is not allowed in Morocco.



Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Islamic Studies, UCLA Islamic Studies-MRI Fund