H-IslamInAfrica promotes scholarly research, both within and outside Africa, in all areas and disciplines of the social sciences and humanities relevant to Islam in Africa. We want to encourage international cooperation and facilitate the exchange of ideas and meaningful dialogue among persons engaged in research on Islam in Africa. Toward those ends, the network aims to:

  • Encourage the publication and dissemination of scholarly and artistic works as well as primary sources on Islamic studies and related topics.
  • Organize panels, symposia, and conferences on Islam in Africa at meetings of regional, national and international organizations.
  • And provide the general public with information on issues of historical, cultural, and contemporary interest in Islam in Africa.

Recent Content

Islamic Law and Gender Equality in the Balance: Inheritance Law Reform in Tunisia

 

 

The Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations is delighted to invite you to the panel discussion "Islamic Law and Gender Equality in the Balance: Inheritance Law Reform in Tunisia" on 13 June 2019.
 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: CFP for edited volume on "Slavery in the Middle East and North Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries"

We are pleased to invite contributions to an edited volume on the theme of Slavery in the Middle East and North Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries. The volume will be edited by Janet Afary and Eric Massie and will be published by I.B.

CFP: Somali Studies in Canada Colloquium - Identity and Belonging

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS  

Somali Studies in Canada Colloquium: Identity and Belonging

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Saturday October 19, 2019

Carleton University is happy to announce its second Somali Studies in Canada Colloquium, taking place on October 18 and 19, 2019. This year’s theme, Identity and Belonging, will focus on the thematic priorities that emerged from the roundtable discussions at the first Somali Studies in Canada Colloquium in 2017. 

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