Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships, Harvard University Center for African Studies, February 15, 2021

Through funding from the United States Department of Education, the Center for African Studies offers Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships, providing tuition and stipend support for Harvard University graduate students interested in intensive for-credit study of an African language. The application for the 2021-2022 Academic Year is now OPEN.  Application deadline: February 15, 2021 at … Continue reading Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowships, Harvard University Center for African Studies, February 15, 2021

Online Lecture: Legal Regulation of Faith: The Limits of Religious Freedom and the Challenge of COVID-19 in Africa, Harvard Center for African Studies, November 12, 2020 @10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Harvard Center for African Studies Africa Office will host this year's Folorunso Alakija Distinguished Lecture on Religion and Public Life in Africa featuring Professor Simeon Ilesanmi, Washington M. Wingate Professor of Religion at Wake Forest University with responses from Professor Jacob Olupona, Professor of African Religious Traditions, Harvard Divinity School and Professor Elizabeth Foster, Associate Professor of History, Tufts University. Mrs. Folorunso … Continue reading Online Lecture: Legal Regulation of Faith: The Limits of Religious Freedom and the Challenge of COVID-19 in Africa, Harvard Center for African Studies, November 12, 2020 @10:00 am – 12:00 pm

COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup

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Vice President Maruf Amin of Indonesia confirmed President Joko Widodo’s view that COVID-19 vaccines should receive a ḥalāl certification to render their use permissible under Islamic law. Harvard University's Center for African Studies will host an online lecture on November 12, 2020, titled "Legal Regulation of Faith: The Limits of Religious Freedom and the Challenge … Continue reading COVID-19 and Islamic Law Roundup