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Malaysian ‘matriliny’: past, present and future
Will the thoroughly modern matriliny of Negeri Sembilan produce further new imaginings and new politics?
Interfaith dialogue in Australia: A brief overview of the contributions of Muslim Australians
Through interfaith engagement, Muslim Australians are creating an Islamic ethos that is central to Australia’s multi-religious diversity.
How the law in the Maldives paved the way for a Sunni legal tradition
It could be argued that Sunni Islam has been predominantly practised in the Maldives since the earliest written Islamic history.
The sophisticated Islamic civilisations of Western Sub-Saharan Africa between the 13th and 19th centuries
The rich and sophisticated history of Islam in West Africa challenges colonialists’ narratives.