Talks

 

Upcoming talks

  1. -2012. ‘Understanding the Individual / Dividual Antinomy in Pentecostal Christianity: The Case of the Church of Pentecost in Ghana’, AAA Annual Meeting, Co-Organizer of Panel (with Jon Bialecki): Breaking Down In/Dividualism:  Interrogating the Borders and Crossings of the Religious Subject, San Francisco, USA.

  2. -2012. Satterthwaite Conference, ‘Africa and the Moral Imagination’. Manchester, UK.


Past talks

  1. -2012. ‘Global Pentecostalism and the limits of globalization’, Companion to the Anthropology of Religion Workshop, Organized by Michael Lambek and Janice Boddy, University of Toronto.

  2. -2012. ‘Taking Back Dagenham: Ghanaian Pentecostals in London and Spiritual Warfare’, Trananational Cities Workshop, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University o Toronto.

  3. -2012.‘Taking Back Dagenham: Ghanaian Pentecostals in London and Spiritual Warfare’, Workshop ‘(Re-) Placing the City: Sacralizing Migrant Materialities’, Oraganized by Simon Coleman and Valentina Napolitano, Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto.

  4. -2011. ‘The Pentecostal-scape in Ghana and Transnational Migration’, Methods Cafe, Invited Speaker, Centre for Diaspora and Transnational Studies, University of Toronto.

  5. -2011. ‘The Convergence of Pentecostal Transformation and the Transnational Aspirations of Ghanaian Pentecostals’, AAA Annual Meeting, Invited Panel: Temporalities of Transnationalism and Diaspora, Montreal, Canada.

  6. -2011. ‘Communicative Action and Hospitality: Ghanaian Pentecostals in London and British Society’, ‘Post-Secular Publics’ Workshop, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Holland.

  7. -2011. ‘Trust and the limits of Global Networks in a Pentecostal Church in Ghana’, Workshop on Transnational Engagements, National University of Singapore (NUS), Sinagapore.

  8. -2011. ‘Citizenship and Urban Space: Settlement for Newcomers to Kingston-Galloway/Orton Park’. Public Lecture, CERIS: The Ontario Metropolis Centre Public Seminar, Toronto, Canada.

  9. -2010. ‘Trust and the Limits of Global Networks in a Pentecostal Church in Ghana’, AAA Annual Meeting, Invited Panel: ‘Going Global: The Transformative Power of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christian Networks’, New Orleans, USA.

  10. -2010. Discussant, Invited Panel: ‘Belief, Participation, Circulation: Challenges in Participant-Observer Fieldwork with Evangelical, Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianities’, AAA Annual Meeting, New Orleans, USA.

  11. -2009. ‘The Pentecostal Subject and the Limits of Inter-Subjectivity in a Ghanaian Pentecostal Church’, AAA Annual Meeting, Invited Panel: ‘Self, Other and God: Subjectivities and Intersubjectivities in Christian Praxis in Africa’, Philadelphia, USA.

  12. -2009. ‘Ghanaian Pentecostal Prophets: Travel and Immobility’, CASCA/AES Conference, Vancouver, Canada.

  13. -2009. ‘Mixing Matters: Creole in Cross-Continental Contexts’, Invited Panel Member, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

  14. -2008. ‘The Paradox of Migration and Return Mission: Ghanaian Pentecostals as Migrant-Missionaries in London’, Encounters and Intersections: Religion, Diaspora and Ethnicities Conference, St Catherine’s College, Oxford, UK.

  15. -2007. ‘Ghanaian Pentecostals in London: Between Encapsulation and Permeable Identities’, AAA Annual Meeting, Invited Panel: Africans in Europe:  Encapsulation or Permeable Ethnicity?, Washington DC, USA.

  16. -2007. ‘The Ghanaian Prophet as an African Entrepreneur’, AEGIS European Conference on African Studies, Leiden, Netherlands.