Annachiara Raia


E-Mail: annachiara.raia@uni-bayreuth.de

Completed Project

The Utendi wa Yusufu. A Critical Edition of the Swahili Poem of Yusuf and a Study of its Adaptation at the Swahili Coast.

Research interests:

Swahili Poetry, Swahili Manuscripts Culture and Working Editions, Swahili Intellectual History, Islamic Prophetic Literature, Intertextuality, Linguistic and Literary Adaptations 

Academic Vita

Since October 2013 

Double PhD project at University of Naples "L'Orientale", Italy, and University of Bayreuth, Germany 

May 2013 

Master Degree in Science of Languages, History and Cultures of Mediterranean and Islamic Countries, curriculum Islam, University of Naples "L'Orientale", Italy 

November 2010

Bachelor Degree in Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, curriculum Africa (Arabic and Swahili language and literature), University of Naples "L'Orientale", Italy