Workshop "Religion"

Chaired by
JosĂŠ Casanova
(Professor of Sociology of Religion, Georgetown University, USA)

  • Irene Becci (Sociology/Anthropology, Max-Planck-Institute of Social Anthropology Halle/S., Germany)
    “Liminals and Marginals: Creating Religious Identification in an Eastern District of Berlin”
  • Synnøve Bendixsen (Social Anthropology, University of Kurdistan – Hawler, Erbil, Northern Iraq)
    “Connecting the Local, National and Transnational Powers of a Religious Youth Organisation in Berlin”
  • Marian Burchardt (Sociology, University of Leipzig, Germany)
    “Belonging and Success: Religious Vitality in an African Metropolis”
  • Nelly Elias (Communication Studies, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel)
    “Between Faith and Community: The Choice of Christianity by the FSU Immigrant Adolescents in Israel”
  • Murat Es (Geography, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA)
    “Alevis in Cemevis: Religion and Secularism in Turkey”
  • Diana Nogueira de Oliveira Lima (Sociology, University Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
    “Prosperity Theology: On the Meaning of Material Success in Contemporary Urban Brazil”
  • Tuomas Martikainen (Comparative Religion, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland)
    “From the Celebration of Diversity to the Scandal of Maximalist Religion”
  • Sylvia Meichsner (Sociology, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK)
    “Constructing Hope. The Role of Secular Saints in Mexico”
  • Gustavo Morello (Social Sciences, Catholic University, Cordoba, Argentina)
    “Global Cities, Modern Religions and People’s Lives”
  • Hassan Juma Ndzovu (Philosophy/Religion, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya)
    “Muslims’ Relations with Politics of Nationalism and Secessionism in Kenya”
  • Godwin Onuoha (Society & Culture in Motion, Martin-Luther-University, Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
    “Trans-National Religious Identities and Contemporary ´Forms of Exit/Inclusion` in the Nigerian Public Sphere”
  • Samadia Sadouni (Political Science/International Relations, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)
    “Somalis in Johannesburg: Muslim Transformations of the City”
  • Ethan Philip Sharp (Folklore & Latin American Studies, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, USA)
    “Plotting the Paths of Justice: Urban Growth, Security Governance and Evangelical Revivalism in Mexico”
  • Kerstin Steiner (Law, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia)
    “National Identity and Religious Harmony – Secularism the ‘Singaporean Way’: The State and the Muslim Minority in Singapore”
  • Leilah Vevaina (Anthropology, New School for Social Research, New York, USA)
    “Excarnation and the City: The Tower of Silence Debates in Mumbai”
  • Wilson Will (Anthropology/Social Studies of Medicine, McGill University, MontrĂŠal, Canada)
    “Hope and Religion in the Inner-City U.S. Hospital: The View from Chaplaincy”