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After Al-Andalus, the exodus of the Moriscos 

May 06, 20245:00 p.m.
Casa Árabe Auditorium (at Calle Samuel de los Santos Gener, 9). 5:00 p.m. Free entry until the event’s capacity is reached.
In Spanish.

On Monday, May 6, Barbara Ruiz-Bejarano, Director of the Las Fuentes Foundation, will be giving this conference at Casa Árabe’s auditorium in Cordoba. The session will be taking place on the occasion of the visit by a group of students from the University of Redlands (United States) to the city. 

The University of Redlands, in collaboration with Casa Árabe, is organizing this presentation intended not only for Redlands University students (who are participating in the Religious and Cultural Diplomacy: Past, Present and Future program), but also at all interested members of the public. There they will get first-hand knowledge about the fate of the last inhabitants of Al-Andalus, around 350,000 Muslims who were expelled in the seventeenth century, exiled mainly in North Africa and Ottoman lands. Through their manuscripts, we learn how they lived their final decades as Muslims under Christian rule in the Kingdom of Aragon.

Bárbara Ruiz-Bejarano is an honorary professor of the UNESCO-University of Alicante Chair “Islam, Culture and Society.” With a PhD in Islamic Studies, her main lines of research focus on Muslim communities in non-Islamic societies. The director of the Las Fuentes Foundation, she works mainly on economic relations with the Islamic world, Muslim minorities in Europe, Islamophobia, economic development, women and youth empowerment, and regional cooperation. In the past, she has worked on several European research, development, cooperation and education programs.
After Al-Andalus, the exodus of the Moriscos 
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