Volume 1, Issue 2 – Sept. 2017

Volume 1, Issue 2– September, 2017

Volume 1 (2017), Issue 2 # 1-13
These reviews may be found on the RA Reviews website at: https://sites.duke.edu/researchafrica/ra-reviews/volume-1-issue-2-september-2017/

RA Reviews’ Editorial Voice: Reviewing Works, Moving Ahead
Muhammed Haron (Editor-in-Chief).

#1 Book: Critique of Black Reason
Author: Achille Mbembe.Year: 2017
Reviewed by: Wendy Wilson-Fall, Associate professor, Lafayette College.

#2 Book: Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa
Author: Ousmane Oumar Kane.Year:2016
Reviewed by: Rüdiger Seesemann, Professor, University of Bayreuth, Germany.

#3 Book: Fake Healing Claims for HIV and AIDS in Malawi
Author: Kalus Fiedler.Year: 2016
Reviewed by: Charles Muiruri, PhD, Program Director, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University.

#4 Book: Obama-Mentum: An Anthology of Transformational Poetry
Author: Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah (Editor). Year: 2016
Reviewed by: Youssef Carter J. visiting scholar at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill / Anthropology at the University of California-Berkeley.

#5 Book: Transformations of The Islamic Discourse in Africa: from Sufi Reform to Boko Haram (Arabic Text).
Author: Hamdi Abdurrahman Hassan. Year: 2015
Reviewed by: Randa Mousa, an Egyptian public intellectual ; translated with commentary by Badr Abdelfattah Badr, Ain Shams University, Cairo.

#6 Essay Review: The Production of History and Culture in Africa Revisited: Problems, Methods, Sources
Author: Viera Pawlikova-Vilhanova. Year: 2013
Reviewed by: Muhammed Haron, Professor, University of Botswana & University of Pretoria.

#7 Essay Review: The Current State of HIV Treatment and Research in Africa
Authors: John A. Bartlett, MD, Professor of Medicine, Duke University & Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Charles Muiruri, PhD, Duke Global Health Institute & Habib Omari, MD/PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

#8 Report Review: The Turbulence between AKP and Hizmet: the African Case
Author: Erkan Toguslu.Year: 2017
Reviewed by: O. Sener, Visiting Research Fellow/ Open University, London.

Arabic Books

#9 Book: الثقافة والمثقفون فى أفريقيا
Author: Hilmi Sharawi: 2015
Reviewed by: Mohamed Hagag, Institute of African Studies and Research, Cairo University

#10 Book: النفحات الـمِسكية في السيرة البكية
Author: محمد بن عبيد الرحمن العلوي…Year: 2017
Reviewed by: Bamba Drame, Dar El Hadith El Hassaniya Institute, Rabat Morocco

#11 Journal Review: مجلة البحثية تنهي عامها الثالث”رحلة نحو تجديد المدركات الجماعية العربية”
Author: Studies Center at Khaled Al-Hassan Foundation, Rabat, 2016-17
Reviewed by: Said Al-Hassan, Professor, Mohammed V University, Rabat.

#12 Response to a previous Review of: أفارقة و عرب في ثورة زنجبار
Book Reviewed in Volume 1:1 by: Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke University. Response by the Author: Walaa Sabir El-Bosaty, Institute of African Studies and Research, Cairo University.


#13 Film: Noem My Skollie. Director: Daryne Joshua; Writer / Screenplay: John W. Fredericks. Year: 2016
Reviewed by: Armien Cassiem, Independent Cape Town Researcher.

Review Team
Editor-In-Chief & Associate Editors
• Muhammed Haron, Professor of Religious Studies, Department of Theology & Religious Studies, University of Botswana, Executive Member, Centre for Contemporary Islam, University of Cape Town, & Associate Research in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria (haronm@mopipi.ub.bw). (Editor-In-Chief)
• Wendy Wilson-Fall, Associate Professor and Chair, Africana Studies Program Oeschle Center for International Education, Lafayette College (wilsonfw@lafayette.edu);
• Hassan Juma Ndzovu, PhD. Senior Lecturer of Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Moi University, Kenya (hassan.ndzovu@gmail.com);
• Yunus Dumbe, PhD. Religious Studies Department, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Accra, Ghana, (ydumbe@gmail.com);
• Badr Abdelfattah Badr, PhD Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt (badr_elkafy@edu.asu.edu.eg);
• Bamba Drame, Dar El Hadith El Hassaniya Institute, Rabat Morocco, (ndrame.online@gmail.com);
• Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke
University; (mbayelo@duke.edu).

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