Iqbal Akhtar, Associate Professor, Florida International University, “The Indic Chronicle of Light from Zanibar”
Kim Wortmann, PhD Student, Harvard University, “Zanzibar and Oman: Ibadi Revival in an East Africa town”
Caity Bolton, PhD Student, Graduate Center CUNY, “Divine Science: Knowledge, Islamic Education and Development in Zanzibar”
Ahmed Sharif, PhD student, NYU, “Somalia, Sudan, and the rise of Scholar Politics in the ICU”
Panel chair: Kai Kresse, Columbia University
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