2016 Cadbury Provisional Programme

Crossroads in African Studies Conference

2016 Cadbury Provisional Programme: ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to Be Muslim in West Africa’ The 2016 Cadbury programme explores the practices, disciplines and debates through which West Africans learn to be Muslims. Focusing on the elaborate and complex systems of Islamic learning that have emerged in the region, we ask how knowledge about being Muslim is […]

Thirteenth Cadbury Fellowship Scheme and Workshop 2016 – Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa

Performance during the  2012 Egungun festival in Ede, Osun State, Nigeria.

The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications for the 2016 Cadbury Fellowship Scheme, which focuses on ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa’. Three or more visiting fellows from Africa will be appointed to participate in a ten-week schedule of seminars, discussion groups, and other […]

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