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History Ph.D. Student Secures Grant to Support Research in The Gambia

Sana Saidykhan

Sana Saidykhan, doctoral student in the History Department, recently secured a research grant jointly administered by The Gambia’s National Centre for Arts and Culture and Germany’s The Gerda Henkel Foundation. Saidykhan plans to use the funds, totaling 2,500 euros, to support his preliminary dissertation research in The Gambia this summer. Provisionally […]

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February 8, 2019 at 4:30 pmResearch

Sarr Publishes Book: ‘Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia River Basin’

Dr. Assan Sarr

Dr. Assan Sarr, Assistant Professor of History, recently published Islam, Power, and Dependency in the Gambia Rivier Basin: The Politics of Land Control, 1790-1940. The book comes in the wake of several journal articles Sarr has published over the past several years, and makes a significant contribution to the literatures […]

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January 19, 2017 at 8:37 amResearch