Tag archive of religion

“A Church of Strangers: The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in South Africa”
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Ilana van Wyk (Huma, UCT) speaks to Fiona Ross (Social Anthropology, UCT) Date: Wednesday, 19 August 2015 Time: 13:00 - 14:30 Speaker Bio Ilana van Wyk is an anthropologist. She studied at the University of Pretoria, at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London and at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). She completed her PhD at SOAS in 2007 and was a teaching- and postdoctoral fellow at the LSE. Ilana joined

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“Child murder: the birth of prejudice in twelfth century Norwich”
Miri Rubin

A seminar with Miri Rubin (Queen Mary, University of London) co-hosted with Historical Studies department and the Kaplan Centre Date: Wednesday, 5 August 2015 Time: 13:00 - 14:30 Speaker Bio Miri Rubin is a celebrated medieval historian who is a Professor of Early Modern History and Head of the School of History at Queen Mary University of London. She was educated at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Cambridge, where she gained

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Ilana’s book gets nominated for Clifford Geertz prize
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Ilana van Wyk's book, The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in South Africa: A church of strangers (Cambridge University Press, 2014), has recently been nominated for the prestigious Clifford Geertz prize. Awarded by the Society for the Anthropology of Religion, a section of the American Anthropological Association, the prize is named in honor of the late Professor Clifford Geertz, in recognition of his many distinguished contributions to the

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