• 118 Citations
1972 …2020
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Education/Academic qualification

Social Anthropology, PhD, University of Cambridge, King's College

… → 1976

Anthropology, BA, Columbia University

… → 1970

Research interests

  • Anthropological theory
  • Anthropology of food
  • Ethnography of West Africa
  • Islam
  • Scriptural religions

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Islam Social Sciences
anthropology Social Sciences
Muslim Social Sciences
bibliography Social Sciences
modernity Social Sciences
West Africa Social Sciences
history Social Sciences
religious behavior Social Sciences

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Grants 2004 2020

Research Output 1972 2018

Introduction: Eating French

Launay, R. & Mauxion, A., Apr 3 2018, In : Food and Foodways. 26, 2, p. 87-91 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

foodways
cuisine
restaurants
nationalities and ethnic groups
Lens
North American Indians
American Indians
Zea mays
food
Food

How (Not) to Read the Quran? Logics of Islamic Education in Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire

Launay, R. & Ware III, R., 2016, Islamic Education in Africa: Writing Boards and Blackboards. Launay, R. (ed.). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, p. 255-267 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Introduction

Launay, R., 2016, Islamic Education in Africa: Writing Boards and Blackboards. Launay, R. (ed.). Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, p. 1-26 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Islamic Education in Africa: Writing Boards and Blackboards

Launay, R. (ed.), 2016, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. 336 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

education
school
Belgian
Islam
modernization