BHM special: Africa’s Islamic intellectual history

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With Black History Month having just passed, join us in learning the massive impact black African scholars have had in the development of Islamic intellectual/scholarly traditions, dating back to the era of the Tabi’in.

The talk will be delivered by Sheikh Michael Mumisa, who is a current PhD candidate in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Easter Studies. He has regularly appeared on BBC radio 4 programmes and provides advice to TV networks regarding scripts and storylines. He is current research involves an investigation into the discursive construction of the Jahiliyya in classical Arabic literature.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about a huge part of Muslim history, which often goes untold. Hope to see you there!