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Book | Sep 2014
In the period c. 1880-1940, organized Sufism spread rapidly in the western Indian Ocean. New communities turned to Islam, and Muslim communities turned ...
Islam, Sufism, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa, Yemen
News | 17 Oct 2012
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.
Zanzibari Islamic knowledge transmission revisited: Loss, lament, legacy, transmission - and transformation
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article revisits aspects of knowledge transmission within the 20th century Islamic scholarly community in Zanzibar. It particularly adresses the ...
Islam Tanzania Zanzibar Sufism, Tanzania, Zanzibar
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).
Event | 22 Sep 2010
Leading international scholars meet to discuss the transformation of Muslim identities and the production of new representations and imaginations of Islam and Muslims in Ethiopia.