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Adam Chau to join the UCSIA summer school on Public Religion, Spirituality and Lifestyle

last modified Apr 27, 2016 01:11 PM

Dr Adam Yuet Chau, University Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of Modern China, will join the UCSIA summer school on Public Religion, Spirituality and Lifestyle as a guest lecturer this year, 28th August – 4th September, 2016 in Antwerp, Belgium. In this year’s programme, the summer school will discuss issues and questions arising from new emerging forms of religion and the way these emerge, contrast and complement existing religious histories and structures. Other guest lecturers include Candy Gunther Brown (Religious Studies, Indiana University), Thijl Sunier (Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, VU University Amsterdam) and Linda Woodhead (Sociology of Religion, Lancaster University).

 

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