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A lecture on VAKKOM MOULAVI by Dr. Jose Abraham

Date : 2015-06-10
Venue : Calicut

On May 23, 2015, Other Books and Interactive co-hosted a lecture on REFORM, MODERNITY & COLONIALITY: RELIGIOUS & POLITICAL THOUGHT OF VAKKOM MOULAVI by Dr. Jose Abraham (Concordia University). It was held at Hilite city auditorium, Calicut bypass, in association with Vakkom Moulavi Center for Studies and Research. 

Dr. Jose Abraham, a professor of Islamic Studies and South Asian history at Concordia University in Montreal, presented his research findings on Vakkom Abdul Qadir Moulavi, who is often referred to as "the father of Muslim renaissance in Kerala." His reform efforts were largely shaped by the colonial discourse, argued Dr. Jose, citing different writings and examples