JPR374H1: Religion and Power in the Postcolony


This course examines the role of a variety of religious forms and spiritual practices in the politics of postcolonial societies, tracing their genealogies from the colonial period to the present. Cases taken principally from Africa and Asia.

(Given by the Departments of Political Science and Religion)

1.0 credit in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses at the 200+ level, or 1.5 credits in RLG courses
Society and its Institutions (3)