Edited by Abdu. B. K. Kasozi and Sadık Ünay,
Preface by Halit Eren,
İstanbul, 2006 (in English),
This volume comprises the proceedings of the International Symposium on “Islamic Civilisation in Eastern Africa”, held in Kampala, Uganda on 15-17 December 2003. The symposium, jointly organized by IRCICA and the Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU), brought together a wide array of distinguished scholars and researchers affiliated with universities, international organizations, cultural and educational institutions from around the globe. The chapters specially selected and edited for this volume highlight the major themes that were discussed and analyzed during the symposium, namely, the penetration of Islam in Eastern Africa; Islam and trade in Eastern Africa; Kiswahili and Islamic literature; Islamic education and intellectual development in Eastern Africa; visual issues in Islamic Civilisation; European colonial powers and Islam; Islam and the contemporary period.