Rolling Religion on the African Map: Beliefs, Practices and Contentions in Times of Transition
The Africa-Bayreuth International Alumni Network (afriBIAN) announces its series of conferences on "Rolling Religion on the African Map: Beliefs, Practices and Contentions in Times of Transition" which will be followed by an academic publication.
Alumni who did their PhD studies at the University of Bayreuth and who work on Africa-centered topics are welcome to send their abstracts to these conferences in due time.
The topic of the first afriBIAN conference, which took place from 17 to 18 December 2021 at the University of Bayreuth and on Zoom, was "Religion in Times of Transition: The Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa".
The second afriBIAN conference on "The Idea of Religion: African Perspectives and Planetary Considerations" was held at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes-Sais in collaboration with the research laboratory “Discourse, Creativity, Society and Religions (DISCRESOR)”, from 6 to 10 June 2022.
The last afriBIAN conference on "The Politics of Religion in Africa" was held at the University of Jos from 31 October to 4 November 2022.
We are looking forward to the next afriBIAN conference on "Religion and Education in Africa", which will be held at the Cheikh Anta Diop University from 5 to 9 June 2022.