Africa

Margaux Fitoussi explored her rich ancestry while at HDS

Immersed in the World’s Currents

May 19, 2017

Margaux Fitoussi’s world has changed before her eyes more than once. Born in France, she lived in Paris until she was 7, when her parents—she an American dancer and he a doctor of Tunisian origin—divorced. Next was a home on the edge of the ocean in Long Beach, Calif., where her mother became a teacher, and Margaux lived with her two younger siblings and her Italian-American grandmother.… Read more about Immersed in the World’s Currents

Professor Ousmane Kane. Photo: Jon Chase, Harvard Staff Photographer

A Deeper Sense of Muslim Africa

March 29, 2017

The Harvard Gazette interviewed Professor Ousmane Kane to illuminate the roots and influence of Islam in Africa, which is home to nearly 30 percent of the world’s MuslimsOn April 3, at 5:15 pm, at the CSWR, he will discuss his book, “Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa."

Nigeria's Time of Uncertainty

Nigeria's Time of Uncertainty

January 30, 2015

With the presidential election looming on February 14, Nigeria is at a crossroads, writes Professor Jacob Olupona.

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