Symposium on Muslim African Intellectual History

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 2:00pm

West Duke 101 - Ahmadieh Family Conference Room

KEYNOTE:"Beyond Timbuktu: an intellectual history of Muslim West Africa"Ousmane Kane, Harvard UniversityFOLLOWED BY A PANEL AND DISCUSSION:"Fulbe literature in Arabic in 19th-century West Africa,"Mohamed Diagayété, Associate Director, Institut des Hautes Études et de Recherche Islamique - Ahmad Baba, Timbuktu, Mali"L'esclavage à travers les fatawa ouest-africaines," (with translation)Mahamane Mahamoudou, Independent scholar, Timbutku, Mali"Reading the life and politics of a 20th-century Timbuktu religious scholar through his historiography,"Mohamed Shaid Mathee, University of Johannesburg, South Africa"The correspondence of Ahmad al-Bakkay al-Kunti (d.1865)"Ali Diakité, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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