Honouring the legacy of Abdul Raufu Mustapha

A variety of events and initiatives celebrating the legacy of our colleague and friend Abdul Raufu Mustapha, who died in August 2017, are taking place this spring. We invite you to participate:

1. Oxford-based workshop and book launch, Monday, 12 March 2018

The workshop will be 9 AM to 4 PM in Seminar Room 3, at the Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB. Lunch and tea will be provided.  We’ll then move to St. Antony’s College for reflections on Raufu’s legacy, culminating with a drinks reception celebrating the launch of Creed & Grievance: Muslim-Christian Relations & Conflict Resolution in Northern Nigeria, edited by Abdul Raufu Mustapha and David Ehrhardt.

The full programme is now available here.

2. Call for Proposals for a Special Issue Commemorating Abdul Raufu Mustapha

We welcome article proposals  for a special issue commemorating the work of Abdul Raufu Mustapha. Submissions should entail original research or substantial review articles connected to Raufu’s research areas.

At this stage, proposals should include:

  • Working title
  • Author and contact information
  • A 200-word abstract

Proposals from Raufu’s students are especially encouraged.

Please upload submissions to https://goo.gl/forms/KWOe8ztRNrBdn3xS2 by 1 March. After review of abstracts, first drafts will be requested for submission by 1 June.

If you have any questions about the workshop or special issue, please email raufu.oxford.memorial@gmail.com.

3. ASAUK STREAM: Honouring Abdul Raufu Mustapha

Our colleagues Lindsay Whitfield, Gavin Williams, and Ricardo de Soares Oliveira have organized this stream for ASAUK. Further information may be found at:


12 Mar
ODID Conferences & Workshops
Seminar Room 3, ODID, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB