"The Dhow Culture of the Indian Ocean" Maxwell Cummings Distinguished Lecture by Abdul Sheriff

8th-29th April, 2007

Professor Abdul Sheriff was awarded the prestigious McGill Faculty of Arts Maxwell Cummings Distinguished Lectureship (2007). Under the award, he was the guest of the Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) at McGill from 8-29 April 2007. He undertake research on dhow cultures, participated in the International Conference on "Sex, Power and Slavery" organised by the IOWC from 19-21 April and gave the Maxwell Cummings Distinguished Lecture on "The Dhow Culture of the Indian Ocean" in Leacock 232 on Wednesday, 25th April.

Visite d’un conférencier notable: Abdul Sheriff

8th-29th Avril, 2007

Le professeur Abdul Sheriff, a reçu le prestigieux Maxwell Cummings Distinguished Lecturer Award de la Faculté des arts de McGill en 2007. Il était l’invité de l’Indian Ocean World Centre (IOWC) du 8 au 29 avril 2007. Il a poursuivi ses propres recherches sur les culture associées au dhow (ou boutre), il a participé au colloque international «Sexe, pouvoir et esclavage» organisé par l’IOWC du 19 au 21 avril et il a prononcé la conférence Maxwell Cummings Distinguished Lecture &lsquot;The Dhow Culture of the Indian Ocean.&rsquot;