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The Mohsin and Fauzia Center for Muslim World Studies will be the only American center that will focus on the study of Muslim minority communities worldwide. From the Khōjā community in Tanzania to the Hui in China, we are interested in the historical and lived experiences of diverse Muslim communities from scholars and merchants to farmers and laborers in Asia and Africa.

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Lecture in Mauritian Creole by FIU researcher Shafick Osman broadcast on broadcast on MBC TV 1 on Saturday 3 March 2018.

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Several :incentives have been :introduced :in two National Budgets to pull back the Mauritian diaspora on our shores. The majority of them however are unaware or choose to turn a blind eye to this, preferring a higher standard of living over the comfort of their home country.

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Islands are intrinsic parts of the Indian Ocean Region’s physical geography and human landscape. Historically, many have played substantial roles in the regional cultural and economic networks, as well as in the regional political developments. Today, at least three issues bring these islands back to the forefront of the regional and global affairs, namely geopolitics and strategic matters, environmental conditions and challenges, as well as ocean affairs.

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To promote greater understanding of the global Muslim community, Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer, longtime supporters of Middle East studies and other programs at FIU, have donated $2 million to create a Center for Muslim World Studies at the university. The first-of-its-kind in South Florida, the center will be named the Mohsin and Fauzia Jaffer Center for Muslim World Studies and will be housed within the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs.

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This lecture will explore the impact of colonization on social identity construction in South Asia. The impact of colonization is seen in how South Asians understand their own history and see their place in human history.

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MAURICE LESAGE Député de la ville de Quatre Bornes (1963 - 1967) et député de la circonscription no. 18 (Belle Rose - Quatre Bornes) de 1967 à 1976. Co-fondateur de l'UDM, parti politique, en 1970, et leader de l'opposition, au Parlement mauricien, de 1970 à 1973.

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Check out our YouTube site for videos of past lectures sponsored by the Western Indian Ocean Studies programme at FIU.

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Several :incentives have been :introduced :in two National Budgets to pullback the Mauritian diaspora on our shores. The majority of them however are unaware or choose to turn a blind eye to this, preferring a higher standard of living over the comfort of their home country.

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More than ever, politics is a volatile arena, one many parents may feel their children have no place in. But encouraging civic involvement in children and teens means raising individuals who are more thoughtful, compassionate and kind. And there are a variety of ways in which your child can become (safely) politically involved.

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