Dr. Lawrence Rosen: “The Self in Arab Culture”

  • 07 Oct 2010
  • 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  • US Naval Academy, Rickover 102

Thursday 7 October 7:15-8:00pm Rickover 102

Dr. Rosen is a Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University where he also teaches law, comparative religious

systems, American Indians and the law, and the theory of cultural systems. He is both an anthropologist and a lawyer.

His main interests are in the relation between cultural concepts and their implementation in social and legal relationships.

His main fieldwork has been in North Africa; he has also worked as an attorney on a number of American Indian legal

cases. His publications include Law as Culture: An Invitation, The American Indian and the Law (editor), Meaning and

Order in Moroccan Society (co-author), Bargaining for Reality: The Construction of Social Relations in a Muslim

Community, The Anthropology of Justice: Law as Culture in Muslim Society, and Other Intentions: Cultural Contexts

and the Attribution of Inner States (editor). He received the Presidential Distinguished Teaching Award in 1997 and was a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for 1997-98. Dr. Rosen has a PhD in Anthropology and a J.D. from the University of Chicago.


Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, U. S. Naval Academy, 106 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis MD 21402, (410) 293-2993



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