New research on Nigeria’s Qur’anic Schools and Almajirai – African Studies Association 2016

Hadiza at conference

Hadiza Abdulrahman, doctoral researcher with the  University of Lincoln’s School of Education, recently presented  her work at the 59th meeting of the African Studies Association in Washington, DC. Her contribution to a panel on New voices in the study of Islam in Africa: the production and contestation of Muslim institution in West Africa was a paper entitled ‘Contested representations of Northern Nigeria’s Qur’anic schools and almajirai’. This work is based on her PhD research. Congratulations to Hadiza, and watch this space for updates on her research.

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