One Love Story

Inua

One love story.   It is one of my father’s favourite stories. My mum recounts it matter-of-factly, without humour or annoyance. For her it just happened. A man happened. She scowled at him but he was unrelenting. They were married in Lagos, 1981 Nigeria, before moving to Jos, Plateau State, before London, then Dublin, then […]

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

Tosin Akinjobi and Babs Babatunde on their Muslim-Christian weddding day April 2013

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?

Project Data

  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 […]

Interviewing a Traditionalist married to a Muslim and a Christian

Muslim grave in Christian graveyard, Iperu-Remo, Ogun State

  When we began collecting the qualitative interviews in Sagamu, I thought this would be an academic exercise in getting relevant information from respondents. In the end the experience became much more revealing. Every encounter came with unique revelations and because we wanted Christians, Muslims and Traditionalists to be adequately represented in the survey we […]

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