Islam in the Horn of Africa - A Comparative Literary Approach – University of Copenhagen

Islam in the Horn of Africa - A Comparative Literary Approach

Program

13:30-13:40

Greetings from the Head of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Ingolf Thuesen

13:40-14:00

The IslHornAfr Project: Goals and Methodology
Alessandro Gori (Associate Professor - ToRS))

14:00-14:20

Islam as a Religion of Ethiopia
Michele Petrone (PostDoc Fellow - ToRS

14:20-14:40

Arabic Language and Alphabet in Ethiopia
Sara Fani (PostDoc Fellow - ToRS)

14:40-15:00  

Discussion

15:00-15:10

Coffee Break

 15:10-15:30

Manuscript Culture and Codicology: their Contribution to the Study of Ethiopian Islamic Manuscripts
Anne Regourd (Senior Researcher Fellow - ToRS)

15:30-15:50

Building a Software for Islamic Manuscript Description
Orhan Toy (ToRS)

15:50-16:00

Discussion and Final Remarks

  

The seminar is open for all – no registration needed.
For further information please contact Alessandro Gori (frd322@hum.ku.dk)