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Sahel Violences au Sahel : La Mauritanie et Le Togo expriment leurs “vives préoccupations” – Read more on atlasinfo.fr La mort du chef de l’Etat islamique au Grand Sahara : une occasion de dialogue ? – Read more on crisisgroup.org Sahel: Barkhane poursuit ses opérations conjointes avec les forces partenaires – Read more on wakatsera.com Niger Three policemen killed in Niger jihadist assault – Read more on africanews.com Le président Bazoum affronte sa première crise institutionnelle – Read more on mondafrique.com Burkina Faso Burkina Faso – Niger : une mutualisation des efforts pour plus d’efficacité dans la lutte contre le terrorisme – Read more on koaci.com Erdoğan meets Liberia’s Weah, leaders of Togo, Burkina Faso – Read more on dailysabah.com Pan-African film festival opens in Burkina Faso amid COVID19 and security challenges – Read more on Reuters.com Mali Mali asks Muslim leaders to negotiate with al Qaeda affiliate – Read more on Reuters.com ECOWAS delegation visits Mali, seeks assurance on elections – Read more on africanews.com Choguel Maïga : « Notre gouvernement a compris que s’il ne compte que sur un seul partenaire, il pourra à tout moment être abandonné » – Read more on lemonde.fr Mali’s Timbuktu fears jihadis […]

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Hats and Hijabs in Algeria and Turkey: Episode 341

This episode explores debates about aesthetics, headwear, and dress in interwar Algeria and Turkey. Why did hats and hijabs generate so much debate among Algerian thinkers, both men and women? How did expectations about what men would wear on their heads carry different political connotations than similar debates about women’s head coverings? This episode takes up the role of dress and comportment in shaping Algerian conversations about colonialism, feminism, and Islamic reform, as well as the importance of a “Turkish model” in interwar Algerian debates. Listen more Podcast originally published on Ottoman History Podcast

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