CFP - Decolonising World History

Dear Colleagues,

Colonialism and its impacts have long been the object of academic study that has in recent years increasingly garnered public and political interest. We have witnessed an increasing dynamism around the topic of colonialism that has been keenly felt across in both the academic and political orbits.  

Mosques in Sub-Saharan Africa (Online)

This two-day online course introduces participants to Muslim architecture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Following an introduction on Islamic architecture and mosques, the first session will explore mosques in West Africa, from the Sahara to the tropical forests. The second session will look at the mosques in East Africa, from the Nile valleys to the Swahili coast. This day will be based on Professor Stephane Pradines' extensive knowledge and fieldwork in Egypt, Ethiopia and the Swahili coast.

Live Stream Premiere of "Gabriel's Odyssey" by the Kukutana Ensemble, Cape Town, 30-31 Oct 2021

"Gabriel’s Odyssey"
A Musical Narrative of Slavery, Conversion, Persecution and Resilience from a 16th-Century Indian Ocean World

The Re-Centring AfroAsia Project (University of Cape Town) will be hosting a new major musical performance, "Gabriel’s Odyssey", by the Kukutana Ensemble to be premièred on 30 October 2021 in Cape Town.

Recent Horn of Africa related articles in JEAS

The Journal of Eastern African Studies regularly publishes articles with a focus on the Horn of Africa. Here are the latest, from Vol 15.1:

Dialoguing and negotiating with Al-Shabaab: the role of clan elders as insider-partial mediators
Mohammed Ibrahim Shire
Issue 15.1: 1-22


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