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LUCSoR at the 2017 American Academy of Religion Conference

LUCSoR will be represented at the upcoming American Academy of Religion (AAR) conference by Dr. Corey Williams (Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Global Christianity) and Bas van Rijn (former BA and MA student). The conference takes place from 18-21 November 2017 in Boston, USA.

LUCSoR will have a booth in the exhibition area (#2810) where Corey and Bas will be promoting the MA and PhD programmes. If you will be at the conference and would like to set up a meeting to discuss the possibility of studying in Leiden, feel free to stop by the booth and/or email Bas.

As co-chair of the AAR World Christianity Group and General Secretary of the African Association for the Study of Religions, Corey will also be representing LUCSoR at the following sessions:

  • ‘The Protestant Reformation in World Christianity: Global Perspectives’, Saturday, 18 November, 9:00-11:30
  • ‘Crossing Borders: Interaction of Healing Practices of Religions in Modern Africa’, Saturday, 18 November, 13:00-15:30
  • ‘Quakerism and Decolonization/Enculturation in Kenya and Rwanda’, Sunday, 19 November, 15:00-16:30
  • ‘Rethinking Theology in Light of World Christianities: The Legacy of Robert Schreiter and Stephen Bevans’, Sunday, 19 November, 17:00-18:30
  • ‘Texts in Context: Molding the Maasai and Prosperity Gospel in South Africa’, Monday, 20 November, 13:00-15:30
  • ‘Identities in Crisis: Cases of Christianities Across Asia’, Monday, 20 November, 16:00-18:00

Visit the AAR website for further information.

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