Angola | Mozambique
Social Movements | Heritage | Environment | Human Rights
Studies of the University of Gothenburg and Associated Researcher at CRIA. His main research areas are religion, mobility and migration, temporality and heritage, politics, social movements and environment. He has conducted long term research in Angola, African diasporas in Europe, and more recently Mozambique. He is currently coordinating research projects on “Environmental Disasters and Civic Mobilization in Angola”, and on “Un/Sustainable Development and Environmental Risk in Mozambique”. Previously, he has coordinated research projects funded by HERA, Xunta da Galiza (Spain), Vetenskapsrådet,SANORD and FORMAS (Sweden). He has authored and edited several books, among which The Social Life of Spirits (2013, University of Chicago Press, with Diana Espírito Santo), A Prophetic Trajectory (2014, Berghahn Books), Utopian Encounters (2018, Peter Lang, with Maïté Maskens), Atlantic Perspectives (2019, Berghahn Books, with Markus Balkenhol and Ramon Sarró), and Going to Pentecost (2019, Berghahn Books, with Annelin Eriksen and Michelle MacCarthy).