Event Reviews

Rhine ‘Toby’ Koloti is a Masters (M.Th) student at the University of the Western Cape, under the supervision of Prof. Sarojini Nadar. Rhine’s research interests are in the field of feminist theology and his thesis focuses on pastoral care responses to clergy sexual violence. Rhine is a member of the...

Hollie Gowan is a final-year PhD student at the University of Leeds, jointly supervised by Professor Emma Tomalin (Theology & Religious Studies) and Dr Caroline Fielder (East Asian Studies). Hollie’s research interests are focused on the intersections of religion, gender and development but her doctoral thesis focuses on why, and...

Ehsan Shahwahid is from Malaysia, currently a Chevening Scholar at the University of Leeds undertaking an MA in Religion and Public Life. He is a research fellow at the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF), an organisation based in Malaysia advocating for freedom, democratisation and Islamic reform; and also a social researcher at the...

In this report, Mussa Muhoja and Fungai Chirongoma write about a recent workshop that took place at the University of Cape Town on 8 November 2018. The workshop was part of an international research project about the theme “Christian and Muslim Development Organizations in Urban Africa: New Challenges for Researchers and...

Johanna Stiebert is Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Leeds and a member of the Centre for Religion and Public Life.  In late October we, Katie and Johanna, travelled to Accra. We were going there to participate in a collaborative project funded by WUN (the Worldwide Universities Network)....

As part of a conference hosted by the Council of Churches of Malaysia, at their headquarters in a suburb of Kuala Lumpur, I attended the afternoon sessions of their annual “Day of Solidarity”. This is a gathering focused on issues of justice and peace – information, discussion, worship and the...