04/07/2020

Religion and Theology Reading Group

In 2020 a reading group was established, bringing together graduate students, emerging scholars and experts in the field to raise and discuss pertinent social issues against […]
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 SARChI Chair enabled the participation of three postgraduate students, […]
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 […]
30/06/2019
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Sacred Sex, Sacred Text: Queering Religious Sexual Scripts in Transforming African Societies

Prof Nadar gave a public lecture at the Exeter Centre for Ethics and Practical Theology (EXCEPT), at the University of Exeter in June 2019. The title […]
30/06/2019

Sanctifying Sex: Exploring ‘Indecent’ Sexual Imagery in Pentecostal Liturgical Practices

In June 2019, Prof Nadar presented a public lecture at the University of Leeds, based on a paper that was co-authored with Dr Johnathan Jodamus. The […]
04/05/2019

Israeli Apartheid Week

The DTCRSJ held a joint event with the Palestine Solidarity Association (PSA) at the University of the Western Cape to observe the Israeli Apartheid Week and […]
21/04/2019

Tuesday Seminar Series

The DTCRSJ in collaboration with the Department of Religion and Theology co-hosted five joint seminars between April 2018 and April 2019 at the University of the […]