Thematic seminar: Colonialism and Christian missions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
Thematic seminar with invited speakers. Jointly hosted by the research seminars in Church History/Practical Theology and in Global Christianity.
Invited speakers include:
Laura Alvarez Lopez (University of Stockholm): ”The Role of Language in the Construction of Gender and Ethnic-Religious Identities in Brazilian-Candomblé Communities”
Berny Sèbe (University of Birmingham): ”The Multiple Lives of Christian Exemplarity in Colonial Africa: The Reputation of David Livingstone and Charles de Foucauld from the ‘Scramble for Africa’ to the Present Day”
Sam Kocheri (Lund University): ”The Silent Missionary and the Submission Slave: The Slave Bible in Historical Context”
Jeroen Dewulf (University of California, Berkeley): ”Afro-Atlantic Catholics: America’s first Black Christians”