Prepared by Ahmet Kavas
İstanbul, 2003 (in French)
Evolution of Arab-Islamic Modern Education in French-Speaking Africa, the Medreses of the Republic of Mali, the Case of Bamako 1980-1994 – Social role, mode of functioning and curricula. Mali is one of the countries that have played a major role in the transmission and dissemination of Islamic learning and culture in Africa. This book by Dr. Ahmet Kavas, a specialist of the history of culture in Africa, particularly Western Africa, was originally the author’s PhD thesis approved at Université Paris 7. Dr. Kavas conducted research in the archives of Mali and its surroundings to produce this comprehensive source on the evolution of the modes of education in Mali over the last century, where the encounter of tradition and modernity often comes to the fore.