Sociology of Religion in Africa: Challenges and Prospects

Friday, July 18, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: Harbor Lounge B
RC22 Sociology of Religion (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizer:
Afe ADOGAME, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Afe ADOGAME, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Privileging the Postcolonial: Emerging Epistemologies in the Sociology of African Religions (Oral Presentation)
Federico SETTLER, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Women's Religious Authority in a Sub-Saharan Setting: Dialectics of Empowerment and Dependency (Oral Presentation)
Victor AGADJANIAN, Arizona State University, USA

Continuity, Change or Coevalness: Charismatic Christianity and Tradition in Contemporary Tanzania (Oral Presentation)
Martin LINDHARDT, university of southern denmark, Denmark

Kinship Networks and Pentecostalism in South-Western Nigeria (Distributed Paper)
Olayinka AKANLE, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; Adebola ADEOGUN, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Nigeria