Northwestern Events Calendar

Nov
16
2016

Wednesdays@PAS: Islamic Fundamentalism from Below in Dakar, Senegal

When: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM  

Where: 620 Library Place, 1st Floor Conference Room, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Program of African Studies   847.491.7323

Group: Program of African Studies

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

Come join PAS for our weekly lunch and lecture. Lunch provided by PAS.

Speaker: Ismaël Moya, Scholar of Islam in Africa with the French National Center for Scientific Research

Title: Islamic Fundamentalism from Below in Dakar, Senegal

Bio: Ismaël MOYA is a former economist who converted to social anthropology under the influence of his fieldwork in a poor suburb neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal. He is Chargé de Recherche at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and a member of the Center for Ethnology and Comparative Sociology in Nanterre (France). He teaches in France at Ecole des Sciences Sociales and Paris Ouest Nanterre University and in Cambodia at the Royal University of Fine Arts. His current research interests includes money, gender, ritual, social hierarchies, Islamic reformism, and forms of representation.

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