New Publication: “Beyond Religious Tolerance. Muslim, Christian & Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town.”

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  It is we great pleasure that we announce the publication of our first book resulting from the Knowing Each Other survey and research project. “Beyond Religious Tolerance. Muslim, Christian & Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town.”  Edited by Insa Nolte, Olukoya Ogen and Rebecca Jones      Summary In recent decades, religion has become […]

Exploring ‘KEO’ Survey Data

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Insa Nolte, Rebecca Jones, Khadijeh Taiyari and Giovanni Occhiali, ‘Research Note. Exploring the survey data for historical and anthropological research: Muslim-Christian relations in south-west Nigeria.,’ African Affairs, 115 (460), 2016:541-561. Open access to the article can be found here. This research note explores the use of quantitative data and surveys in the fields of history […]

Community, trade, and religion in coastal Yorubaland

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Community, trade, and religion in coastal Yorubaland Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria, 6-8 December 2016 A 3-day international conference on “Community, trade, and religion in southern Yorubaland” is to be held at Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria, from 6-8 December 2016. The conference is organized by Dr Insa Nolte and Prof Olukoya […]

Call for Papers 2016 Cadbury Conference

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The Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham invites applications to contribute to the 2016 Cadbury Conference on ‘Bodies of Text: Learning to be Muslim in West Africa’. The programme is supported by the Cadbury Fund held at the Department of African Studies and Anthropology and the European Research Council (Starting […]

Report on ESRC workshop on Writing Research Proposals for Fellowships and Grants in Nigeria

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The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) awarded a grant to support the building of graduate networks with African Universities to the Department of African Studies and Anthropology (DASA) at the University of Birmingham. In Nigeria, the partner institution was the University of Ibadan (UI), which has however generously opened its event to early career […]

‘Religion is not a barrier’? Inter-religious marriage in respondents’ own words

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Please reference this blog post as: Nolte, I. and Jones, R., April 2015. ‘Inter-religious marriage in our survey respondents’ own words’, Knowing Each Other, http://www.knowingeachother.com/2015/04/15/religion-is-not-a-barrier-inter-religious-marriage-in-respondents-own-words/. European Research Council grant agreement no. 283466. In our last blog post, we looked at the statistics about those people who were most likely to say they could advise inter-religious […]

Who is most likely to be in favour of inter-religious marriage in southwestern Nigeria?

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  Insa Nolte and Rebecca Jones Please reference this blog post as: Nolte, I. and Jones, R., March 2015. ‘Who is most likely to be in favour of inter-religious marriage in southwestern Nigeria?’, Knowing Each Other, http://www.knowingeachother.com/2015/03/25/who-is-most-likely-to-be-in-favour-of-inter-religious-marriage-in-southwestern-nigeria/. European Research Council grant agreement no. 283466.   In contrast to many other countries, the Knowing Each Other ethnographic […]

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