Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa

2018 Conference: Islam in Global Africa: African Muslims in the World, Muslim Worlds in Africa

From April 23-24, 2018 ISITA will host an international conference titled “Islam in Global Africa: African Muslims in the World, Muslim Worlds in Africa.” 

Over a dozen scholars from Africa, Europe, and the US will explore the multiple dimensions of Islam in global Africa and how being African and Muslim is negotiated at the intersection of local, regional, and global narratives, perceptions, and exchanges. The conference is organized by Zekeria Ahmed Salem (political science and ISITA director) and Brannon Ingram (religious studies).

View or download the conference program.

His Highness Emir Muhammad Sanusi II

We are honored that His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, will deliver the keynote address for the conference on Monday, April 23 from 3:30 - 5:00 pm in Harris Hall, Room 107.

The conference and the keynote are free and open to the public. An RSVP is suggested for the Emir's keynote, but not required. RSVP here.

Questions? Contact isita@northwestern.edu or 847.491.2598.

 

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