Mohamed Badawi

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Mohamed Badawi (born 1965 in Omdurman) is a Sudanese linguist and publisher, singer and composer, as well as founder of the "Sudan Education Project".

Life[edit]

Mohamed Badawi's family originates from members of the Sufi Order of the Qadiriyyah. Badawi has lived in Europe since 1984. From 1984 to 1993 he studied French, Arabic Studies, theoretical linguistics and German at the universities of Lyon and Konstanz. After graduation, he received a doctor's degree at the linguistics department of the University of Konstanz in 1997. Currently, he lives with his family in Konstanz, Germany.[1] He is the author of several textbooks on the Arabic language and editor of the "As-Sabil Sammelbände für den Kulturpluralismus" series (As-Sabil anthologies for cultural pluralism), which compiles texts on culture and religion of the Arab World. He is also the owner of the "Badawi artes afro arabica" publishing company.[2]

Music[edit]

Mohamed Badawi is the founder, composer and singer of the bands "Badawi Band", "Diwan" and "El Nour Ensemble". Besides singing, he is also an oud player. In musical projects he has worked with numerous artists and musicians from many different countries.[3]

"Sudan Education Project"[edit]

Mohamed Badawi is also the founder of the "Sudan Education Project". Within the framework of this project he designed a concept for the foundation of a European university in the greater area of Khartoum, the "Nihal European University". Another part of the project consists in aiding street children by giving them music education.[4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Mohamed Badawi / Christian A. Caroli: As-Sabil. Praktisches Lehrbuch zum Erlernen der Arabischen Sprache der Gegenwart, Band 1, Konstanz 2005. ISBN 978-3-938828-01-4 (As-Sabil. Practical textbook for learning the Arabic language of today, volume 1)
  • Mohamed Badawi / Christian A. Caroli: As-Sabil – Sammelbände für Kulturpluralismus, Band 1 (Europa und der Islam), Konstanz 2007. ISBN 978-3-938828-04-5 (As-Sabil – Anthologies for cultural pluralism, volume 1 (Europe and Islam))
  • Mohamed Badawi / Christian A. Caroli: As-Sabil: Grundlagen der arabischen Schrift, Konstanz 2008. ISBN 978-3-938828-17-5 (As-Sabil: Basics of the Arab writing system)
  • Mohamed Badawi / Christian A. Caroli: As-Sabil: Grundlagen der arabischen Verblehre, Konstanz 2008. ISBN 978-3-938828-14-4 (As-Sabil: Basics of Arabic verbs)
  • Mohamed Badawi / Christian A. Caroli: As-Sabil – Sammelbände für Kulturpluralismus, Band 2 (Das Aufeinandertreffen von Kulturen), Konstanz 2009. ISBN 978-3-938828-26-7 (As-Sabil – Anthologies for cultural pluralism, volume 2 (The clash of cultures))

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]. Blurb of his book: As-Sabil. Praktisches Lehrbuch zum Erlernen der Arabischen Sprache der Gegenwart, Band 1, Konstanz 2005. ISBN 978-3-938828-01-4 (As-Sabil. Practical textbook for learning the Arabic language of today, volume 1) (in German)
  2. ^ [2]. Website of the "Badawi artes afro arabica" publishing company (in German). Retrieved on July 4, 2010.
  3. ^ [3]. Website of Mohamed Badawi. Retrieved on July 4, 2010.
  4. ^ [4]. Website of the street children project in Sudan. Retrieved on July 4, 2010.