Herr Prof. James Spickard

Einladende Institution: Dr. Franz Kogelmann, Lehrstuhl Religionswissenschaft I
Aufenthalt: 21. Juli 2010
Heimatuni: University of Redlands, California (Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika)
Informationen zur Person: James Spickard, currently professor of sociology at the University of Redlands, California, was invited by Franz Kogelmann as part of the DAAD Summer Academy “Religion and Order in Africa”. James Spickard specializes in social theory, research methods, cross-cultural sociology and the sociology of religion. He has published on the ethnography of religion, quantitative sociology and many other issues related to recent developments in the field of religions. Together with Afe Adogame he is currently coediting a book on transnational religious and social dynamics in Africa and the new African Diaspora. As part of the DAAD Summer Academy between 18th and 21st July he offered an intensive workshop on research methodology in social sciences.