Convened by the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professorship on Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society, Harvard Divinity School.
Co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora.
For full conference program, please click here or see below for the Day 3 agenda.
8.30–10.30am Panel 4: Jihadi Ideology: What is new, what is not?
Chair: Francis X. Clooney, S.J., Harvard Divinity School.
“Jihad as Muslim Africa Border Shaper”
William Miles, Northeastern University.
"Jihadi-Salafism and the Vocabulary of Takfīr in the 21st Century Hausaland and Bornu”
Abdulbasit Kassim, Rice University.
“Assessing the Salafi Current in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania”
Zekeria Ould Ahmed Salem, Northwestern University Evanston.
“The Paradox of Modern Jihadist Insurgencies: The Case of the Sahel and Maghreb”
Anouar Boukhars, McDaniel College.
10.45–12.45pm Panel 5: New Intellectual Connections
Chair: Jacob K. Olupona, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Research Cluster on Religion in Public Life in Africa and the African Diaspora. Harvard Divinity School.
“Connections of Maghrebin and Sub-Saharan Intellectuals: Trajectories and Representations”
Mansour Kedidir, CRASC Algeria.
“Research on Moroccan-African Relations at the Rabat Institute of African Studies”
Fatima Harrak, Institute of African Studies, Rabat Morocco.
“American Research Centers in North Africa and Sahara-Sahel Studies”
Robert Parks, CEMA, Algeria.
“CODESRIA and the New Pan-Africanist Intellectual Connections Across the Sahara"
Ebrima Sall, Trust Africa, Senegal.