Professor Nobili Receives NEH Grant for his Project, "Restoring the African Past: A Synoptic Edition and Translation of Two West African Arabic Chronicles."

Date

08/08/18

Professor Mauro Nobili has been awarded a Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for $149,742 for his research project titled, "Restoring the African Past: A Synoptic Edition and Translation of Two West African Arabic Chronicles (Seventeenth to Nineteenth Centuries)."

This project includes preparation for print publication of a synoptic edition and English translation of two West African Arabic chronicles that chart the end of the great West African empires in the seventeenth century and the emergence of Islamic theocracies in the nineteenth century.

Link to full news story: https://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2018-08-08?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery