Islam and Decoloniality: An Introduction in Theory and Praxis

This seminar will engage in recent conversations around the world in the social sciences and public sphere concerning the topics of Islam and Decoloniality. It will be a brief introduction to various intellectual and political currents in the Muslim world and its diasporas that deal with Muslim approaches to decolonizing knowledge, power and being.
 
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Time: 13:00 – 14:00pm
Venue: LS 5.67 (Religious Studies seminar room)
 
by Mr Alexander Abbasi
PhD Candidate, Department of Religious Studies, University of Johannesburg
Alexander Abbasi is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Religion Studies, University of Johannesburg. He is an Arab-American Muslim scholar activist whose work lies at the crossroads of Islamophobia Studies, Islamic Liberation Theology and Decolonial Theory.
 

 

Date: 
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
13:00 to 14:00
Venue: 

LS 5.67 (Religious Studies seminar room)

Contact Information: 

Tasneem Wise
tasneem.wise@uct.ac.za
0216505818

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