Lecturers

  • Frost, Marie-Luise

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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    Marie-Luise Frost (born 1986) studied Religious Studies, Area Studies Asia/Africa and Religion and Culture in Potsdam, Berlin, Lausanne and Oslo. Besides different freelance activities in the cultural field, she has been working as researcher in the Research Programme on Religious Communities and Sustainable Development at Humboldt University Berlin since 2015. She is Research Associate at the University of Pretoria.

  • Simangaliso Kumalo

    University of KwaZulu-Natal

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    Professor R. Simangaliso Kumalo is Acting Dean of the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics and Director of the Centre for Constructive Theology at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, and Fellow of Wesley House College, University of Cambridge, UK.

  • Nora Laetitia Monzer
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    Nora Laetitia Monzer has joined the Research Programme as a Humboldt-Malteser Research Fellow on Religion and Development in Northern Iraq. She will study the motivations of internally displaced persons to return to their area of origin (especially the Ninewa Plains in Iraq/Kurdistan) as well as their reasons to remain in displacement in post-Daesh Iraq. Nora holds a master’s degree in Religion and Culture from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

  • Maheshvari Naidu

    University of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Öhlmann, Philipp

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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    Philipp Öhlmann is the head of the Research Programme in Religious Communities and Sustainable Development. Philipp conducted extensive research on African Initiated Churches and development cooperation. He is the executive editor of the newly-established open access journal Religion & Development. Prior to his academic career, Philipp worked as a programme officer for inter-church aid at the German Protestant Churches' Development Agency, Brot für die Welt.

  • Sakupapa, Teddy

    University of the Western Cape in South Africa

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    Teddy Chalwe Sakupapa is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Religion and Theology and teaches ecumenical studies and social ethics. Originally from Zambia, his research traverses the fields of ecumenical studies, systematic theology and social ethics, decoloniality, African theology and the history of Christianity in Africa on which he has published several articles and book chapters. He is also an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Tradition.

  • Stork, Juliane

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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    Juliane Stork (born 1991 in Berlin) is the John S. Mbiti Research Fellow at the Research Programme for Religious Communities and Sustainable Development. She pursues a PhD on "The Production of Theology in African Independent Christianity - the Case of Ecology in the Zion Christian Church in South Africa".

  • van Wyk, Tanya

    University of Pretoria (South Africa)

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    Dr Tanya van Wyk is Senior Lecturer in Systematic Theology, Christian Ethics and Spirituality at the Faculty of Theology and Religion. Her current research foci include political theology, feminist theology and ethics and religion and sustainable development with a focus on gender equity. She is the Chairperson of the Research Ethics Committee of her Faculty and is currently a research fellow with the Programme for Religious Communities and Sustainable Development at Humboldt University.