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Conference "Spirit and Sentiment: Affective Trajectories of Religious Being in Urban Africa"

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International Conference of the Research Network on Religion, AIDS and Social

Transformation in Africa (RASTA)

Date: 28-30 May 2015

Venue: Freie Universität Berlin

With keynote speeches by:

· Prof. Dr. Filip de Boeck, University of Leuven

· Prof. Dr. AbdouMaliq Simone, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Organizing Team:

· Hansjörg Dilger (Freie Universität Berlin, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology)

· Astrid Bochow (Georg-August University Göttingen, Institute for Cultural and Social


· Marian Burchardt (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Ethnic and Religious

Diversity, Göttingen)

· Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon (African Center for Migration and Society, Wits University)

The conference will be co-sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation Program

“Knowledge for Tomorrow – Cooperative Research Projects in Sub-Saharan Africa”

Dr. Marian Burchardt

Editor-in-Chief of Diversities

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Hermann-Föge-Weg 11

37073 Göttingen

Fon: +49 (551) 4956-113

NEW BOOK: Topographies of Faith. Religion in Urban Spaces, edited by Irene Becci, Marian Burchardt & José Casanova.

CFP_Berlin 2015_FINAL_28.7.2014-2.pdf