Peri Bearman

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Peri J. Bearman (born 1953) is an academic scholar of Islamic law. She is Associate Director of the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School.

Life[edit]

Peri Bearman took degrees in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Leiden. She worked for Brill Publishers as the senior editor for the Middle East, and was a member of the editorial board of the second edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam.[1]

Works[edit]

  • (ed. with Th. Bianquis, C. E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W. P. Heinrichs et al.) Encyclopædia of Islam, 2nd Edition., 12 vols. with indexes and etc., Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1960–2005
  • (ed.) The Encyclopaedia of Islam, new edition. Index of subjects, Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill ; Paris : Maisonneuve & Larose, 1993-.
  • (ed. with Rudolph Peters and Frank E. Vogel) The Islamic school of law: evolution, devolution, and progress, Cambridge, Mass. : Islamic Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2005. Harvard series in Islamic law, 2.
  • (ed. with Wolfhart Heinrichs and Bernard G. Weiss) The law applied: contextualizing the Islamic Shari'a: a volume in honor of Frank E. Vogel, London; New York: I.B. Tauris, 2008.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Faculty - Speaker Biographies, 31 Int'l J. Legal Info. 327 (2003)