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