seminar / 30h / 5 ECTS / summer semester Coordinator: dr Natalia Zawiejska
Contemporary religion is prevailingly an urban phenomenon. Moreover, we might observe that religion and urbanity are shaping each other. In such approach urbanity becomes the medium for religious articulations. Understanding the agency and presence of religion in the urban environment becomes crucial for recognizing ontological status of religion in the contemporary world. The course gives an overview of the main topics important in the contemporary debate on religion and urbanity. It dwells on variety of examples form different spatialities in Europe, Africa and Asia. However, the research project that we will develop during the course will focus on locality, dwelling on East European and Polish specifics. The course format oscillates between seminar and research workshop.