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Each year, ISITA brings together scholars from around the world at conferences and workshops--in Evanston and other locations--that foster intellectual exchange and engage the public about Islam in Africa, past and present.

Read about past workshops and conferences.

Africa, Globalization, and the Muslim Worlds | September 19-21, 2019
In collaboration with Harvard Divinity School

Le Contact entre Colonisateurs Européens et Colonisés Musulmans en Afrique de l'Ouest | June 25-26, 2019
In collaboration with the University of Berkeley and the Université de Nantes

Saharan Futures: Migrations, Identities, and Economies | April 11-12, 2019
In collaboration with the Program of African Studies and the Middle East and North African Studies Program

Islam in Global Africa with Keynote by Emir Sanusi II of Kano | April 23-24, 2018