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Jacqueline Namukasa: „Examining Territorial Conflicts in East Africa: A case study of Migingo Island conflict between Uganda and Kenya 1926-2009“

Lisa Maskell Fellowships at Makerere University, Kampala/UgandaIn 2014, the Gerda Henkel Foundation initiated a scholarship programme supporting young humanities scholars from Africa and Southeast Asia in honour of the foundation’s founder, Lisa Maskel…

On the Distinction between Land of War and Land of Islam and its Ongoing Reflections on the Prohibition for Muslim Women to Marry Christians and Hebrews

The purpose of the article is to enlighten the tight relationship between Koran 2.222 and 60.11, the Surah which forbid to Muslim women to marry Christians and Hebrews, and the distinction between land of Islam and land of war traced by the Islamic jur…