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.
This workshop will discuss the nature of knowledge production in the social sciences that necessitates the concern with ethical conduct by Associate Professor Asonzeh Ukah.
Asonzeh Ukah is a sociologist/historian of religion. He joined the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 2013. He taught at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, from 2005 to 2013. He studied at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, (where he earned his BA; MA & MSc. degrees) and the University of Bayreuth, Germany (where he earned his doctoral & Habilition degrees). He is the Director of Research Institute for Christianity in Africa (RICSA). In addition to numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and contributions of book chapters, he is the author of A New Paradigm of Pentecostal Power: A Study of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria (Africa World Press 2008) and coeditor of Bourdieu in Africa: Exploring the Dynamics of Religious Fields (Brill 2016). His research interests include religion and media, sociology of Pentecostalism, and religion and urbanism.