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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
Book Chapter | Oct 2010
When there are no foreign lands and all lands are foreign: Two texts from the Indian Ocean Anne Ba
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Marine protected areas Ussif Rashid Sumaila Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences J.H. Steele et al. (eds.
Project | Sep 2019 - Aug 2024
The South China Sea is known as a contested maritime battleground. Not just for state sovereignty, oil and gas but above all for the marine resources ...
Fisheries, Natural resource management, Governance, Borders, Militarisation
Event | 16 Nov 2011
Hadramawt, in southeastern Yemen, has been a point of departure of emigrants for centuries. How do the emigrants maintain relationships with one another? What are their strategies?
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article discusses Isabel Hofmeyr's Gandhi's Printing Press: Experiments in Slow Reading. It highlights the many ways in which the rise of the printing ...
Journal Article | Sep 2014
This article focuses on the manuscript collection currently located in the Riyadha mosque in Lamu, Kenya. From its foundation in the late nineteenth century, ...
Islam, manuscripts, transmission, Kenya, Yemen
Journal Article | Jan 2015
This article analyzes the legislative processes and the creation of security governance structures in a recent move by Scandinavian countries to authorize ...
Anthropologist with interest in maritime territorialisation, militarisation of oceans and seas, human security, markets and historical anthropology.
Vietnam, China, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Asia-Pacific, South China Sea, Indian Ocean
Authority and piety, writing and print: A preliminary study of the circulation of islamic texts in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Zanzibar
Journal Article | Apr 2011
This article is a preliminary discussion of the circulation of textual material in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Zanzibar. Three main contentions ...
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
News | 30 Jan 2014
Since 2002, the Angolan government has invested 55 billion dollars in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Angola has also rebuilt the once bustling Benguela railway all the way from the port of Lobito to neighbouring countries of DR Congo and Zambia. -The efforts to rebuild and strengthen the transport sector are crucial to development and economic growth in Angola as well as for the region, says Ana Duarte and Regina Santos.
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
Event | 12 Oct 2009
Utviklingsforskerne ved CMI, UiB og Unifob Global samles under ett tak. Vi inviterer til åpningen av Bergen ressurssenter for internasjonal utvikling. Åpningsuke: 12-16. oktober 2009
Event | 16 Oct 2012
Food evokes emotions. Food shapes nations and cultures. Food can be a source of conflict. Food riots are one of the oldest forms of people's revolutions.