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Islam in Global Africa with Keynote by Emir Sanusi II of Kano

April 23-24, 2018 at Northwestern University

"Islam in Global Africa: African Muslims in the World, Muslim Worlds in Africa" took place at Northwestern from April 23-24, 2018. It brought together over a dozen scholars from Africa, Europe, and the US to explore the multiple dimensions of Islam in global Africa and how being African and Muslim is negotiated at the intersection of local, regional, and global narratives, perceptions, and exchanges.

His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, delivered the conference keynote.sanusi-homepage.jpg

Learn more about the conference and Emir Sanusi's visit in this feature from the Northwestern Office for Research.


View the conference program.