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

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. John Klaasen

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Ulrike Kluge

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. R. Simangaliso Kumalo

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Baz Lecocq

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Henry Mbaya

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Torsten Meireis

Principal Investigator | Chairperson | Speaker

Prof. Dr. Maheshvari Naidu

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Beatrice Okyere-Manu

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Jeremy Punt

Principal Investigator | Chairperson | Speaker

Prof. Dr. Regina Römhild

Principal Investigator | Chairperson

Prof. Dr. Federico Settler

Principal Investigator | Chairperson

Prof. Dr. D. Xolile Simon

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Ignatius Swart

Principal Investigator

Associated Researchers

Dr. Ayşe Almıla Akca

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Johan Cilliers

Associated Researcher

Prof. Dr. Dr. Dion Forster

Associated Researcher

Dr. Meike Haken

Associated Researcher

Dr. Kennedy Owino

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

Sina Benyamina

PhD Candidate

Georg Breitfeld

PhD Candidate

Laureen Confait

PhD Candidate

Farah Hasan

PhD Candidate

Mlungisi Vusumuzi Hlabisa

PhD Candidate

Maja Jakarasi

PhD Candidate

Anat Kraslavsky

PhD Candidate

Zikhona Kokoma

PhD Candidate

Jakob Langen

PhD Candidate

Lerato Nkosi

PhD Candidate

Dr. Philipp Öhlmann

Postdoc

Nina van der Puije

PhD Candidate

Sizwesamajobe Gcinizwi Sithole

PhD Candidate

Nomusa Thabede

PhD Candidate

Student Assistants

Vikoria Herold

Student Assistant

Finja Latzel

Student Assistant

Midja Malik, B.A.

Student Assistant

Ole Rüter

Student Assistant