Religion and Democracy on the African Continent: Colonial Legacies and Postcolonial Possibilities
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 09:29 AM

May 7–8, 2022 | 9 am–4 pm EST
Online & Free

Join us for a two-day virtual conference, with more than twenty international scholars of Africana Studies, Religious Studies, Anthropology, History, Sociology, Law, and Politics, who will share their expertise on religion and democracy on the African continent. The event will feature a keynote address by Mahmood Mamdani, the Herbert Lehman Professor of Government at Columbia University and author of the book, Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities, (Harvard University Press, 2020).

Co-sponsored by the University of Virginia Democracy Initiative's Religion, Race & Democracy Lab, the Page-Barbour Funds, the Institute of the Humanities & Global Culture, the Carter G. Woodson Institute, and the Virginia Center for the Study of Religion.

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