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Erin Wilson

Erin is Director of the Centre for Religion, Conflict and the Public Domain (CRCPD) at the University of Groningen. Dr Wilson received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Queensland, Australia in 2008. Her research focuses on the intersection of religion with various dimensions of politics and public life, at the local, national and global levels. Her current research interests include also the relationship between religion and political apologies, climate change and political activism in an increasingly post-secular age.

Joram Tarusarira

Joram is Assistant Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding at the University of Groningen and deputy director of the CRCPD. Dr Tarusarira attained a PhD from the Institute for African Studies at the University of Leipzig (Germany). His primary research topics in which he has published journal articles and book chapters include the role of religion in conflict and its transformation, religion and post-conflict reconciliation, religious non-conformism and cultural dynamics, religion and civil society, and social movements. Furthermore, he brings a wealth of practical experience from working with civil society organisations and social movements in Zimbabwe.

Kim Knibbe

Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department for the Comparative and Historical Study of Religion at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen. She has worked on Nigerian Pentecostal churches in Europe, on Catholicism and on contemporary spirituality. Dr Knibbe is also the coordinator of the Religion, Conflict and Globalization Masters trajectory in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies.

Brenda Bartelink

Brenda is fellow on religion, development and faith based organizations (FBO) and co-convenor of the research cluster Sexuality, Gender and Multiple Modernities. She is experienced in working with FBOs and civil society organizations around issues of development, gender, sexuality and HIV/AIDS, both from an academic and professional perspective. Her PhD research involved work on Religion, Aids and Sexuality in the Development relations between FBOs in the Netherlands and East Africa.

Roos Feringa (assistant editor)

Roos is a master student within the programme Religion in the Public Domain in Groningen for which she had done field work on religious hate speech in Indonesia. She is currently writing her master thesis on secularism and authoritarianism in Turkey.

 

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