VIII European Swahili Workshop

 

Timetable

 

Sunday 19 September

14.00-14.30

 

Welcome

14.30-15.10

 

Francesca Declich University of Urbino Women's muslim practices and the teaching of Islam in Kiswahili and Kimwani in Ibo Island (Mozambique).

15.15-15.55

 

Alessandra Vianello Independent scholar One hundred years in Brava: the migration of the Omar Ba Omar from Hadramaut to East Africa and back, c. 1890-1990.

16.00-16.25

 

Tea/coffee break

16.30-17.10

 

Neil Carrier University of Oxford Kiswahili Hollywood Style ­ Linguistic use and abuse in the movies.

17.15-17.55

 

Farouk Topan SOAS Swahili women in Britain: cultural adaptation or national assimilation?

 

Monday 20 September

09.00-09.40

 

Ida Hadjivayanis SOAS Integration and Identity of Swahili speakers in England.

09.45-10.25

 

Pat Caplan Goldsmiths College Studying social change through life history: the biography of a Mafian 1953-2002.

10.30-11.10

 

Mohamed Saleh Independent scholar Space and Identity Among the Swahili.

11.15-11.25

 

Tea/coffee break

11.30-12.10

 

Nadine Beckmann University of Leeds Medicines of Hope'? The Tough Decision for Antiretroviral Use in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

12.15-12.55

 

Iain Walker University of Oxford Is social capital fungible? The rise and fall of the Sanduk microcredit project in Ngazidja (Comoro Islands).

13.00-13.55

 

Lunch

14.00-14.40

 

Sophie Blanchy Université Paris Ouest Matrilinéarité, système d'âge, changement social et migration à Ngazidja, Comores.

14.45-15.25

 

Damir Ben Ali CNDRS Les tentatives de fusion de deux systèmes éducatifs comoriens : L'enseignement religieux en langues comorienne et arabe et l'enseignement laïc en langue française.

15.30-16.10

 

Sophie Bouffart Université Paris Ouest Stratégies politiques, économiques et culturelles à travers les rites de possession à Mayotte, futur département français.

16.00-16.25

 

Tea/coffee break

16.30-17.10

 

Marie-Aude Fouéré EHESS Competing memories of the 1964 Revolution and its aftermath in contemporary Zanzibar: the case of Dira newspaper.

17.15-17.55

 

Martin Walsh University of Cambridge & Helle Goldman Norwegian Polar Institute Chasing imaginary leopards: science, witchcraft and the politics of conservation in Zanzibar.

 

Tuesday 21 September

08.30-09.10

 

Paola Ivanov University of Bayreuth Constructing translocal socioscapes: Aesthetics and Consumerism in Zanzibar Town.

09.15-09.55

 

Kjersti Larsen University of Oslo A remaking of social and cultural positioning? Reflections on mobility, belonging and sociopolitical trajectories in Zanzibar.

10.00-10.40

 

Georgios Galinos Hadjivayanis Haki Ardhi Marginalization of the Waswahili in the city of Dar es Salaam.

10.45-11.55

 

Tea/coffee break

11.00-11.40

 

Patrick Vernon Afiya Trust The Doors Of Perception: In My Father's House. Carved Doors and Cultural Tourism in East Africa.

11.45-12.55

 

Final discussion and closing remarks

13.00

 

Workshop ends