Dianna Bell studies the history and ethnography of indigenous religions and Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa (especially Mali). Her current research focuses on mutual influences between indigenous religion and Islam in Mali. Drawing primarily on biographical research in southern Mali, her research uses biography to study a range of topics, including the concept of merit, religion and ecology, dream interpretation and Baha'ism in Mali.
Dr Nokuzola Mndende holds a PhD in Religious Studies from the University of Cape Town. She has been a Deputy Chairperson for the Commission on Traditional Leadership Disputes and Claims and is also the President of Icamagu Spirituality and the Director of Icamagu Heritage Institute. She has been a lecturer of African Traditional Religion and Religion Education at the University of Cape Town and of African Traditional Religion at the University of South Africa. She is also a freelance presenter on ATR at Umhlobo Wenene fm.
This workshop will deal with different approaches to conduct field research in the study of religions and will focus on qualitative research methods, in particular participant observation and interviewing
UCT Internal Closing Date: 08 June 2018
Note: No applications will be accepted after UCT Internal Closing Date
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the National Research Foundation (NRF) are pleased to announce a call for applications for Masters and Doctoral Scholarships for Full-time Studies in 2019.