[PAST EVENT] Emerging Scholars Series: Maddy Bassett, “The Archaeology of Islam in the Horn of Africa”
LocationStryker Center, Boundary Street
Access & Features
- Free food
- Open to the public
Madeleine Bassett, a doctoral student in Anthropology, will present an Emerging Scholars Series talk for the public. Presented through partnership between the A&S Graduate Center and the Williamsburg Regional Library.
“The Archaeology of Islam in the Horn of Africa”
The Horn of Africa is home to some of the oldest Islamic traditions in the world. Despite this rich history, scholars know few details about when African societies converted to Islam. Discover why the Horn of Africa is often called Abode of Islam in this fascinating talk by Ph.D. Candidate Madeleine Bassett.
For more information contact [[sgglos,Sarah Glosson]]