Islam, Purity, and Modernity: Controversies about Blameworthy Innovations in Colonial Algeria

Date
Apr 30, 2018, 12:00 pm12:00 pm
Location
Jones Hall Room 202

Speaker

Audience
GOOD Free and open to the public
Event Description

Dr Augustin Jomier is a social and intellectual historian of Islam in colonial North Africa. A graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Lyon and the Université du Maine (France), he is currently an assistant professor of Modern North African history at the INALCO (=National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations, Paris). His first (forthcoming) book examines the issue of Islamic reformism in colonial Algeria, through the lens of its Ibadi minority (c.1880- c.1970).

Free and open to the public.

Light Lunch Served.

This talk concludes the Near Eastern Studies Brown Bag Lunch Series for the Spring ’18 Semester.