We are looking forward to Professor Bettina Schmidt’s monograph Spirits and Trance in Brazil An Anthropology of Religious Experience which will be published by Bloomsbury in 2016. The exciting new monograph examines the “social dimension of spirit possession” by exploring Afro-Brazilian religions such as Candomblé and Umbanda and spiritism. Drawing from ethnographic research carried out […]

Humanities

Our distance learners come from all over the globe and study post-graduate degrees from Certificates to PhDs. Dr Timothy Mallard here speaks of his experience as a distance PhD student at UWTSD at his graduation in summer 2015. Dr Mallard graduated with a PhD in Christian Ethics, and was supervised by Professors Densil Morgan and […]

Religion