Oct. 13, 2014 Ali Mazrui, distinguished Kenyan scholar and prominent Pan-Africanist, has died at age 81. Dr. Mazrui obtained his BA with Distinction from Manchester University in England, his MA from Columbia University. After earning a PhD in philosophy from Oxford University in 1966, he taught for ten years at Makerere University in Uganda, where he served as head [...]
M. Chloe Mulderig: “Future Imperfect: Social Sanctioning & Religious Subjectivities Among Young Women in Fes, Morocco” (BU)
Part of the Walter Rodney Seminars at Boston University’s African Studies Center. This event is co-sponsored by the Pardee School of Global Studies.
October 20, 2014: 12:00 pm
A seminar with Rola el-Husseini, Research Assistant Professor, Graduate Center, City University of New York and author of Pax Syriana. Dr. Husseini will discuss contemporary Lebanese politics, including her recent book, Pax Syriana, and her most recent research on Lebanese Sunni leadership and Islamism, particularly in connection with current events in Syria and Iraq. About [...]
October 20, 2014: 4:00 pm
AKPIA@MIT presents An Evening With… Bernardo Bader, Architect & Principal, bernardo bader architekten, Dornbirn, Austria Eva Grabherr, Director of the Center for Immigration and Integration, Vorarlberg, Austria Azra Aksamija, ACT/MIT Nasser Rabbat, AKPIA/MIT Can an Islamic cemetery be more than a burial ground for Muslims in the West? This multidisciplinary panel discusses the many ways [...]
October 20, 2014: 6:00 pm