Women’s Rights in Iraqi Laws

On June 14, 2012, the IIS fellow, Mr. Wasfi Al-Sharaa gave a talk about “Women’s Rights in Iraqi Laws.”

Professor Wasfi Al-Sharaa comes from Basra University-School of Law. During his fellowship at Boston University, Mr. Al-Sharaa will be working on his proposal “Criminal Protection in Journalism: A Comparative Study.” Mr. Alsharaa has many publications such as Scientific Material evidence in the criminology proof. Master Thesis, 2001; Torture in the Iraqi Penalty Code which was published in Legal Science Magazine, College of Law, University of Baghdad, 2008; and “The Moral Element in the Crime of Faking Electronic Signature,” which was published at (Ssad) magazine in 2010.

IIS Announcements

Just published! Eric Davis on Taking Democracy Seriously in Iraq

PDF and Kindle versions will be available.

IIS sponsors Muslim Youth conference, April 9, 2015

Can Iraq be Saved?

Read the rapporteur's report from the November 19, 2014 lecture and listen to streaming audio.

Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Syrian Refugees

Read the just-published executive summary from the May 2, 2014, workshop.

The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Contiguous States

Read the just-published report from the January 31, 2014, workshop.

Beth Murphy joins as Non-Resident Fellow

The Institute is please to announce the appointment of Beth Murphy as Non-Resident Visual Arts Fellow.

JANUARY 31 2014 9am to 4:30pm: Workshop on the Syrian Refugee Crisis

CURA, 10 Lenox Street

Brookline, MA

This workshop focuses on the impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on the contiguous countries: Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey.


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