Masatoshi Kisaichi

Masatoshi KISAICHI is currently Professor of Islamic Studies at the Institute of Asian Cultures of Sophia University in Tokyo, and his research deals with the socio-political roles of Sufi orders in Egypt and Morocco. At present he is studying the relationship between popular Islam and Islamist movements in Algeria, and his recent publications include A History of the Islamist Movements of the Maghreb, (in Japanese), Hakusuisha Publisher Co., Tokyo, 2004.

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