Contents of the ‘Senegal’ category in chronological order.

Various events during the April 2008 visit to West Africa (Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal) ·· maybe missing

MAYBE MISSING: We regret that some (or many) of the speeches during this visit are not available in the Archive. Listed below are some events he attended where Mawlana Hazar Imam made or may have made a speech. We would be very grateful if any of our readers who may have these speeches, or others from the visit, would kindly share them with us. Please click here for information on making submissions to NanoWisdoms; we thank you for your assistance.

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Closing Remarks, Seventh Seminar, ‘Reading the Contemporary African City’, The Aga Khan Award For Architecture (Dakar, Senegal)

The aim of our seminar was to come to Africa in order to inform ourselves about the problems of development in African cities We have analysed a great many situations, and heard numerous points of view We have spoken of the city and its newly urbanised populations, as well as concentrations of villages in rural zones The problems have been examined from a sociological, administrative and architectural point of view; I believe that all of these analyses together undoubtedly contribute to a better, more comprehensive understanding of these problems, for all of us including myself.

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Opening Remarks, Seventh Seminar, ‘Reading the Contemporary African City’, The Aga Khan Award For Architecture (Dakar, Senegal)

It is quite logical to presume that it is easier at the periphery of the vast experience of Islam to identify those ways in which, and the degrees to which, this experience has inserted itself into such highly differentiated socio-cultural milieux as China and Black Africa How does each national culture, and even each regional culture, manage not only to express but also to flower by means of the Muslim faith and the works of Islamic civilisation? This is the great question that has particularly concerned the historians and the sociologists, but which must now be a focus of attention for the architects and the city planners in Islamic countries.

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Dinner hosted by the President of Senegal (Dakar, Senegal) ·· maybe missing

MAYBE MISSING: A speech may have made at this function, but we are unsure and regret that the speech, if any, is not available in the Archive. We would be very grateful if any of our readers who may have a copy would kindly share it with us. Please click here for information on making submissions to NanoWisdoms; we thank you for your assistance.

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