Transformative Religion
Religion as Situated Knowledge in Processes of Social Transformation

International Research Training Group

Team

Chairpersons
Coordination Office

Dr. Clemens Wustmans

Scientific Coordinator

Bettina Schön, M.A.

Coordination Office

Selene Ortell

Coordination Office

Principal Investigators

Prof. Dr. Heike Becker

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Nadine Bowers Du Toit

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Andreas Feldtkeller

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Naika Foroutan

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Jung Ran Annachiara Forte

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Gräb †

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Baz Lecocq

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Henry Mbaya

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Torsten Meireis

Principal Investigator | Chairperson | Speaker

Dr. Cherry Muslim

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Beatrice Okyere-Manu

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Maheshvari Naidu

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Jeremy Punt

Principal Investigator | Chairperson | Speaker

Prof. Dr. Regina Römhild

Principal Investigator | Chairperson

Dr. Lee Scharnick-Udemans

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Federico Settler

Principal Investigator | Chairperson

Prof. Dr. Henrik Simojoki

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. D. Xolile Simon

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Ignatius Swart

Principal Investigator

Associated Researchers

Dr. Ayşe Almıla Akca

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Auga

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Johan Cilliers

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Dr. Dion Forster

Associated Researcher

Dr. Kennedy Owino

Associated Researcher

Dr. Philipp Öhlmann

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Marcia Pally

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Almut-Barbara Renger

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Benedikt Schmidt

Associated Researcher

PHD-Candidates and Postdocs

Dr. Seyram Amenyedzi

Postdoc

Quinton Apollis

PhD Candidate

Sophie Bärtlein

PhD Candidate

Sina Benyamina

PhD Candidate

Georg Breitfeld

PhD Candidate

Laureen Confait

PhD Candidate

Elaine Dippenaar

PhD Candidate

David Elliot

PhD Candidate

Jayson Gribble

PhD Candidate

Farah Hasan

PhD Candidate

Mlungisi Vusumuzi Hlabisa

PhD Candidate

Dewald Jacobs

PhD Candidate

Maja Jakarasi

PhD Candidate

Sabrina Keller

PhD Candidate

Nawfal Khmirau

PhD Candidate

Bongani Khoswe

PhD Candidate

Zikhona Kokoma

PhD Candidate

Anat Kraslavsky

PhD Candidate

Jakob Langen

PhD Candidate

Tefo Mosienyane

PhD Candidate

Whitney Muller

PhD Candidate

Ali Niroumand

PhD Candidate

Lerato Nkosi

PhD Candidate

Voyolwethu Qinela

PhD Candidate

Sizwesamajobe Gcinizwi Sithole

PhD Candidate

Nomusa Thabede

PhD Candidate

Susanna Trotta

PHD Candidate

Nina van der Puije

PhD Candidate

Henri Vogel

PhD Candidate

Kieryn Wurts

PhD Candidate

Armanc Yildiz

Postdoc

Li Tsoanelo Zwane

PHD Candidate

Student Assistants

Viktoria Herold

Student Assistant

Nina Knopp

Student Assistant

Ole Rüter

Student Assistant