How to Get Away with Murder: Dangerous Love, Colonialism and Islamic Law

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Wed, Dec 13, 2023

1 PM – 2 PM (GMT+2)

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The Sullivan Lounge

AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, 11835, Egypt




The lecture examines a criminal case of the murder of an Egyptian prince, Ali Fahmi, by his French wife in London in 1922. It contrasts the decisions of Egyptian and British courts to address questions of jurisdiction, conflict of laws and colonial legal history at the turn of the century.


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Samy Ayoub

Assistant Professor of Law and Middle Eastern Studies

University of Texas at Austin

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