30/09/2020
Rev Dr Traci West

Economies of Violence

Recognising the multiple factors which shape access to justice such as gender, religion, race and class, the Desmond Tutu Centre for Religion and Social Justice convened a public lecture on the theme of Economies of Violence with keynote speaker, Rev Dr Traci West.
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.
10/12/2019

American Academy of Religion

From the 23rd to 26th of November 2019, Prof Nadar and Dr Scharnick-Udemans attended the 2019 Annual Conference of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) in San Diego.
30/10/2019

#MeToo Tweets the Pastor

Dr Evelyn L. Parker discussed Research Methodological Concerns about the project, “The Role of Religious Leaders in Preventing and Intervening in Youth Partner Violence”
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.
20/09/2019

Noise complaint against District Six mosque shows increasing religious intolerance

As part of the centre’s commitment to interrogating the ways in which religion is involved and implicated in a variety of uneven power relations in society, we consciously work to bridge the gap between academia and civil society in productive and thoughtful ways. To that end, Dr Scharnick-Udemans penned a response to the debate about noise complaints against Zeenatul Islam mosque in Cape Town.
20/09/2019

Circle of Concerned African Women Theologians 5th Pan-African Conference

2 – 4 July 2019, Gaborone, Botswana
20/09/2019

International Partnership Meeting

16-20 July 2019, Leeds University, Leeds
20/09/2019

European Conference Of African Studies (ECAS)

11-14 June 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland