Research Projects

Liturgical music as a place of emancipation for African nuns? Kora and emancipation in secular and liturgical music
Project coordination: Katrin Langewiesche, duration 2017 - 2020, funded by Mariann Steegmann Foundation

Contemplation and Social Commitment: West African Monasteries, Transnational Networks and Alternative Economies
Project coordination: Katrin Langewiesche, duration 2016 - 2020, funded by DFG

Im Spannungsfeld von säkularen Entwicklungsprojekten und religiösem Sendungsbewusstsein: die Ahmadiyya Bewegung und Humanity First in Westafrika.
Project coordination: Katrin Langewiesche, duration 2014 – 2016, funded by Gerda Henkel Stiftung

The confessional Public Health Service in Burkina Faso: Cooperation and Conflicts with the Public Health Service
Project coordination: Katrin Langewiesche, duration 2009 – 2012 , funded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)

Transnational religion African catholic missionary networks. An anthropological study of “inversed” mission between West Africa and Europe.
Project coordination: Thomas Bierschenk, Project member: Katrin Langewiesche, duration 2008 - 2009, funded by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung.