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David Westerlund

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David Westerlund
Alfred Nobels allé 7
Södertörns Högskola
Phone: +46 8 608 4477
Fax: +46 8 608 4360
F 1003 F-huset

David Westerlund, Ph.D. (Stockholm University), is Professor in the Study of Religions. His research and teaching concern first and foremost three religious fields: African Indigenous Religions, Islam (particularly Islamism and Sufism) and Christianity (especially Pentecostalism). Geographically, he focuses primarily on Africa and Europe and secondarily on Latin America. His Africa-oriented research has, above all, been pursued in Tanzania, Nigeria and South Africa. Thematically, inter-religious relations, religion and politics, historiography as well as religion and health belong to his primary interests.