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Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA) - Northwestern University
Title: Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa (ISITA) - Northwestern University
URL: http://www.isita.northwestern.edu
Creator: Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa <Evanston, Ill.>
Abstract: Homepage of the Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa at the Northwestern University, Illinois, USA. You will find a lot of information about the research at the institute, about events, publications (among others the journal Islamic Africa and the"Arabic Literature of Africa (ALA)" series), fulltexts of working papers and the like. Furthermore, "ISITA has collaborated with the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern to make available an online catalog of an important collection of Arabic-script materials from West Africa housed at Northwestern." [editors ilissAfrica] [according to site editor’s information]
Table of contents: ISITA Working Paper Series• "Islam and the Public Sphere in Africa: Overcoming the Dichotomies" • "Religion and the Public Sphere in Senegal: The Evolution of a Project of Modernity" • "Secularism, Religious Education, and Human Rights in Senegal" • "Secularism in Senegal: Withstanding the Challenge of Local Realities—A Legal Approach" • "Why is Militant Islam a Weak Phenomenon in Senegal?" • "Islam and the Political Arena in Nigeria: The Ulama and the 2007 Elections"• "The Hijab in Nigeria, the Woman’s Body and the Feminist Private/Public Discourse" • "The History and Significance of the New Moroccan Family Code" • "Muslims and Party Politics and Electoral Campaigns in Kenya"
Keywords: Arabic script; education; Islam; literature; manuscript; written culture / writing culture; knowledge; knowledge organisation / knowledge system
Countries: Africa. General Resources;
Western Africa. General Resources
Subject areas: Education & Academia » Further Forms of Learning;
Language » Languages of African Origin;
Religion & Philosophy » Islam
Location of the site's editor: USA
Resource type: Research facilities;
Publication Lists;
Collections of Working Papers, Preprints
Language: English
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