Ala Alhourani is currently a postdoctoral fellow, involved in a larger project “Ethic of Religion in and of Public Life” at the department of Religious Studies at UCT. Alhourani PhD’s thesis explored the resurgence of public performances of ‘Muslim-ness’ and the Muslim aesthetic politics of difference, community making, and multiple intersected belongings in the context of post-apartheid South Africa.
Mr. Alexander D’Angelo and Ms. Ingrid Thompson (Library), 26 April @ 12:00pm) – see attached for further details
The Department of Religious Studies will be hosting academic skills workshops from our Essential Skills Series during the 2018 academic year. These workshops will be facilitated by various lecturers in our Department as well as other invited guests from the Library and CHED.
Ebrahim Moosa (Ph.D., University of Cape Town 1995) is Professor of Islamic Studies in Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Department of History, and Keough School of Global Affairs. Born in South Africa, Moosa earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Cape Town. He also holds a degree in Islamic and Arabic studies from Darul Ulum Nadwatul `Ulama in Lucknow, India, a B.A. degree from Kanpur University, and a postgraduate diploma in journalism from the City University in London.