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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.

Meet our Visiting Scholars

ISITA is hosting two visiting scholars during the 2020-21 academic year who are studying Islamic intellectual history in northern Nigeria.

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Tijani Literature Online Resource

ISITA faculty affiliate Zachary Wright (NU-Qatar) has launched an online initiative to collect and publicize literature related to the Tijaniyya Sufi order for the benefit of the broader community. 

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