The ‘Crossroads in African Studies Conference’

Crossroads in African Studies Conference

On 5th September 2013 we organised a panel presentations by colleagues from the University of Birmingham, Osun State and Obafemi Awolowo Universities as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Centre of West African Studies (CWAS) at the University of Birmingham. The panel explored how Yoruba Christians, Muslims and traditionalists interact and coexist with […]

Introducing ‘Knowing Each Other’

Prof Olukoya Ogen and Dr Insa Nolte during research in Ogun Waterside LGA

Since the end of the Cold War, and especially since September 2001, most research exploring religious difference, and especially Muslim-Christian relations, has focused on politics and the public sphere. At the same time, the majority of detailed work on the role of religion for everyday life focuses on the practices and transformations within Muslim or […]

Report on Ede Workshop

Ede Workshop

In collaboration with Osun State University and Adeleke University the “Knowing Each Other: Everyday Religious Encounters, Social Identities and Tolerance in Southwest Nigeria” project organised a day workshop followed by a town meeting on the 5th and 6th of December 2012. The workshop was hosted by Adeleke University, Ede.   The aims of the workshop and village meeting were: To give […]

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