Researchers

Dr. Edmond Akwasi Agyeman
University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

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Edmond Akwasi Agyeman is a lecturer at the Centre for African Studies, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. He has a Ph.D in Contemporary International Migration from the Institute for Studies on Migrations, Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid, Spain. His research interests include issues involved in Sub-Saharan African migration to Southern Europe and Japan, returning migration and development, migration policies, migration and ethnic stratification, religion of migrants, as well as the impact of human mobility on regional integration efforts in Africa. Between 2012 and 2013, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the Centre for the Study of Social Stratification and Inequality (CSSI), at Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. He is an affiliated fellow at the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA), based in Cape Town, South Africa. Currently, he is conducting research in Ghana on Religion and the Spirit of Entrepreneurship as part of the Christianity and Social Change in Contemporary Africa Project under the supervision of the Nagel Institute in the USA.

 
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27 July, 2017

Call for Papers - Currents, Perspectives, And Methodologies In World Christianity

Princeton Theological Seminary, New Jersey, USA

January 18 – January 20, 2018

The last few decades mark a significant watershed in the study of World Christianity as an emerging field, its development into an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary endeavor in particular. Most scholarship now characterizes World Christianity as a ‘polycentric’ faith

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"The Healing City: Faith of Unity Prayer Camp in Kapyemi, Uganda" - Nsibidi Institute, 12 June 2017 (online)
28 June, 2017

By: Asonzeh Ukah

Religion, health and healing are intricately interwoven and inseparable in traditional African