Five years of research on the literary tradition of the Muslims of the Horn of Africa: achievements and further perspectives
Final workshop of the ERC Project Islam in the Horn of Africa: a Comparative Literary Approach (IslHornAfr).
10:00 - 10:15 Greetings and opening remarks
10:15 - 10:45 Mission to Wällo: a first report
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:30 Networks and connections - Harvesting information from the database
11:30 - 12:00 Praise be onto he who made the pen deputy of the foot - Arabic letters in
the Limmū-Ghannat collection
Rasmus Bech Olsen
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 - 13:30 The retrieved manuscript heritage of the Kabirto clan (ʻAfar): scribes,
authors and their works
13:30 - 14:00 Devotional Arabic Poetry in Ethiopia between Classical Tradition and Local
14:00 - 14:15 Break
14:15 - 14:45 Andalusi and Maghribi heritage in the Horn of Africa
14:45 - 15:15 Final discussion
15:15 - 15:30 Instead of a conclusion
- Professor Paolo La Spisa (University of Florence)
- Hassen Kawo (University of Addis Ababa-University of Cape Town)
Organized by Islam in the Horn of Africa Project.
Please contact Alessandro Gori for further information.