Posts Tagged ‘africa’

Leonardo Villalón, Democracy, Political Crisis, and the Reframing of Religious Authority in the Sahel

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

Leonardo A. Villalón (University of Florida), “Democracy, Political Crisis, and the Reframing of Religious Authority in the Sahel” Although driven initially by squarely political motives, the era of democratization in Africa that began in the early 1990s had a significant impact on religious organization and on religious authority in the region.  Most immediately, it permitted […]

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Dorothea E. Schulz, Public argument and the ‘common good’ in contemporary Mali

Posted on February 26th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

Dorothea E. Schulz  (University of Cologne), “Public argument and the ‘common good’ in contemporary Mali” The crisis of the Malian nation-state and the political upheaval in its northern regions since early 2012 have brought to the fore the ambivalent role played by Muslim organizations and actors who call for a reordering of public and domestic […]

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Conflict in Mali

Posted on March 16th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Prof. Sean Hanretta (Department of History) is interviewed about the conflict in Mali. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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