07/04/2022

Desmond Tutu: Spirituality, Social Justice and Leadership

King’s College London (KCL) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) hosted an online colloquium, ‘Desmond Tutu: Spirituality, Social Justice and Leadership’ on 6 April […]
15/06/2021

Religious “Software” Supporting and Maintaining the Occupation in Palestine

  On 15 June 2021, Sarojini Nadar, the Director of the Centre, moderated an international webinar that focused on the ways in which selected Christian beliefs […]
17/05/2021

African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies (ACLARS)

On the 16th of May 2021, Lee Scharnick-Udemans, Senior Researcher, presented a paper at the annual conference of the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies […]
12/05/2021

Intimate Archives: Interventions on Gender, Sexuality and Intimacy

On 12 May 2021, Megan Robertson, Post-Doctoral Fellow and Researcher, participated in a webinar series titled “Intimate Archives: Interventions on Gender, Sexuality and Intimacy” which forms […]
04/07/2020

Religion and Theology Reading Group

The reading group offers students and scholars the opportunity to read together and engage in a discussion that will respond to critical theoretical and empirical questions in the decolonial, feminist and trans-disciplinary study of religion in society.
30/09/2019

Association for the Study of Religion in Southern Africa (ASRSA)

The 41st annual ASRSA conference took place in Pretoria on the 4th and 5th of September. The theme of the conference was Religion and Economy. Dr Scharnick-Udemans’ presentation offered a nuanced worldview of a religious group, the Seven Angels Ministry, which has been ostracized by the media, society, and the academy.
31/07/2019

International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

In July 2019, Dr Scharnick-Udemans and Dr Robertson attended the 35th Biennial ISSR conference in Barcelona, Spain which gathered under the theme “The Politics of Religion […]
04/07/2019

International Earth Day Seminar

On 13 April 2018, the Desmond Tutu Centre hosted a Religion and Ecology Seminar. It was facilitated by Rifqah Tifloen, a community activist with interests in […]
30/06/2019
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Religion and Public Life: Research Symposium

In June 2019, Dr Scharnick-Udemans was one of two international guests to present at a faculty and student research symposium hosted by the Centre for Religion […]