Institut

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Afrikastudien

Herr Dr. Afe Adogame

 
Einladende Institution: Lehrstuhl Religionswissenschaft I
Aufenthalt: 31. Juli 2010
Heimatuni: University of Edinburgh (Großbritannien)
Informationen zur Person: Previous visits to UBT: 01.07.2008 - 31.07.2008

Afe Adogame was invited by Franz Kogelmann as part of the DAAD Summer Academy “Religion and Order in Africa”. He is an alumnus of Bayreuth University and holds a PhD in Religious Studies supervised by Ulrich Berner, Chair of Religious Studies I. Since 2005 he has been a lecturer in World Christianity at the School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh. His research interests include: interrogating new dynamics of religious experience(s) and expression(s) in Africa and the African Diaspora, with a particular focus on African Christianity and New Indigenous Religious Movements; and, the interconnection between religion and migration, globalization, politics, economy, media and the civil society. He has published extensively in these and other related topics. His lectures at the Summer Academy were “The Politics of Religion, Violence and Conflict in Africa” and “Ritual, Order and Disorder within African Immigrant Religious Communities in Europe”.