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Institute for the Study of Islamic Thought in Africa

We facilitate scholarship on the Islamic tradition of learning in Africa and promote awareness of the role of Islam in African societies.

Maktaba: A Digital Collection of African Arabic Manuscripts in Translation

NEH award to ISITA and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign supports development of digital manuscript collection.
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Special journal issue: "Africa, Globalization, and the Muslim Worlds"

A new special issue of the open access journal Religions is available, featuring articles originating from the conference “Africa, Globalization, and the Muslim Worlds” convened by ISITA and Harvard Divinity School in September 2019.

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