Katrin Langewiesche

Katrin Langewiesche completed her doctorate at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in France. She is currently a member of the academic staff of the Department of Anthropology and African Studies at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz in Germany. She works on topics relating to the anthropology of religion in West Africa: religious plurality in modern societies, conversion theories, Faith-based organizations, Catholic convents between Europe and Africa, and Islamic transnational networks.

One of her recent publications is the coordination of a special issue of Histoire, monde et cultures religieuses (2014) n° 30: La Mission au féminin dans un monde globalisé.

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Johannes Gutenberg-Universität
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