Tag Archives: Tivaouane

Just published: our co-authored study of grid planning practices in Senegal

I am delighted to announce the publication of Grid Planning in the Urban Practices of Senegal. This book is the fruit of years of collaboration between Dr. Liora Bigon and myself. In truth, Liora did all the tedious work: submitting … Continue reading

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Notes from the field, January 2018 in Senegal

I have just returned from a week of field work in Senegal. While I have often done field work there, this time was different. First, I was joined by two other researchers for a team excursion. My two companions de … Continue reading

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New page on Senegal’s Tijâniya

Long overdue, I can now launch the page on Senegal’s Tijânî shrines and neighborhoods (look for the Tijânî page under the “Touba and more” tab). While my work has centered on the Murid holy city of Touba, no study of any … Continue reading

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