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January

This book explores the evolution of a Shia Ismaili identity and crucial aspects of the historical forces that conditioned the development of the Muslim modern in late colonial South Asia. It traces the legal process that, since the 1860s, recast a Shia Imami identity for the Ismailis, and explicates the public career of Imam Aga Khan III amid heightened religious internationalism since the late nineteenth century, the age of 'religious internationals'.

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February

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March

Migration of Gujarati speakers to Western Europe and North American combined with the digital revolution has created new challenges for the transmission of religious ideas across linguistic divides. This panel of the world’s foremost Gujarati translation experts will discuss the challenges of translation from and into Gujarati.

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June

The potential of Khōjā Studies is to bring together diverse scholars, to create a network for cooperation, and create a new culture of open-access and team work. My hope is that this and future conferences will inspire young scholars to critically think about local heritage, pursue the humanities as a public good, provide legitimacy for the study of vernacular cultures, and create a network of scholars that can change a culture of exclusivity and hierarchical compartmentalization of information

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July

Interviews in French with Dr. Osman.

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August

La commission électorale a rendu publique ses statistiques pour l'année 2017 cette semaine et le constat est le même. D'année en année le nombre d'électeurs à Maurice chute. De 2016 à ce jour il y a eu une baisse de 4 016 électeurs dans les 21 circonscriptions de la République (20 à Maurice+ 1 Rodrigues).

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September

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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November

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

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