Awarded Research Papers

Pacifist Tradition Through Decades of Tafsir: A Study of Mallam Mohamed Rashad’s Exegesis of the Qur’an
Dr. Ahmed Badawi Mustapha – Research Fellow, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana
Dr. Genevieve Nrenzah – Research Fellow, Religion and Philosophy Section, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana
Les Nouvelles Figures Féminines de l’Islam Pacifiste en Côte d’Ivoire : Trajectoires Socioreligieuses et Stratégies d’Autonomisation d’Adissa Touré de Kolia
Dr. Guiblehon Bony – Lecturer and Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Alassane Ouattara of Bouake
Dr. Koffi Parfait N’Goran – Lecturer and Research Fellow, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Alassane Ouattara of Bouake
Everyday Interactions in Maamobi-Nima: Exploration of the Pacifist Tradition of West African Islam
Dr. Jabal M. Buaben – Associate Professor, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Dr. Charles Prempeh – Research Fellow, Centre for Cultural and African Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Islamic Pacifism in the Muslim Legal Culture of Guinea-Bissau: A Forgotten Story
Dr. Thiago Henrique Mota Silva – Professor, African History and Afro-Brazilian Studies, Department of History, Universidade Federal de Viçosa
Dr. Fodé Abdulai Mané – INEP – National Institute of Studies and Research and Faculty of Law of Bissau
Peace is not an Option: It is an Obligation – On the Theology of Pacifist Jihad in the Works of Shaykh Adam Abdullah al-Ilory
Prof. Afis A. Oladosu – Professor, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Ibadan
Dr. Olusegun Peter Oke – Lecturer, Department of Religious Studies, University of Ibadan
An Analytical Review of the Theological Encounters and Debates between Fodiyawa Jihadists and Muhammad al-Amin al-Kanimi with Reflections on Muslim Scholars’ Response to Contemporary Militant Group in Postcolonial Northern Nigeria
Dr. Alexander Thurston – Associate Professor, Political Science, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Cincinnati
Dr. Ismail Hashim Abubakar – Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, Federal University Gusau
The State of Ajami Manuscripts in West Africa
Fallou Ngom, PhD – Professor of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, Boston University
Prof. Amidu Olalekan Sanni – Professor, African and Middle Eastern Studies, Fountain University, Osogbo
The Pacifist Tradition and the Ahmadiyya Movement in West Africa
Dr. Abdul-Rahman Yakubu – Assistant Professor, Intercultural Studies, Department of Practical and Intercultural Theology, Tyndale Theological Seminary
Dr. Timehin Saheed Olurotimi – Senior Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages, Lagos State University