RLC PhD student Willis Okumu attended the Africa Young Graduates Conference in South Africa

On 14-17th March 2016, RLC Bonn PhD student Willis Okumu travelled to Limpopo University in South Africa to attend the 10th Africa Young Graduates and Scholars Conference organised by the Human Sciences Research Council. Mr. Okumu presented his paper on “Cultural Violence among Pastoralists Groups in Northern Kenya- A Consequence of Marginalisation?”. The paper was ranked 2nd among the 40 papers that were presented at that conference.

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Paper on the Latin American Virgin of Cisne in Spain

by Eva Youkhana

A paper on ‘Migrants’ religious spaces and the power of Christian Saints –the Latin American Virgin of Cisne in Spain’ has been published in the ZEF Working Paper Series.

The paper deals with the role and agency of religious artefacts in reproducing collective identities and allocating social and financial resources. Please read or download the paper here.