2013, Fri, Nov 15

The City, Religion and Postcolonialism II

with Filip de Boeck, Sammy Baloji, AbdouMaliq Simone, Rima Chahrour, Moderation: Jennifer Robinson

How can the world’s metropolises and their religious practices be set in relation to one another? Talks and presentations will show how postcolonially-inspired approaches can be taken to overcome blind spots in conventional urban theory.

Urbanscales and the Rhythms of Life in the Congolese City

Filip de Boeck (anthropologist, Leuven), Sammy Baloji (photographic artist, Brussels/Lubumbashi)

Faith in the City: Just the City

AbdouMaliq Simone (urban sociologist, Adelaide/ London), Rima Chahrour (multimedia artist, London)

Moderation of the discussion to follow: Jennifer Robinson (urban researcher, London)