Prof. Dr. Ulrich Berner

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-4164 (phone)

+49 (0) 921 55-844149 (fax)

Email: ulrich.berner@uni-bayreuth.de


Research interests

History of Religions in Europe; Syncretism research; African Christianity (regional focus on Nigeria, South Africa); Method and Theory in the Study of Religion

Geographical Area

Europe, Africa


Religious Studies

Academic Vita

2000-2008

Member of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB/FK 560 "Local action in Africa in the context of global influences"

1995-1997

Member of the Collaborative Research Centre SFB 214 "Identity in Africa"

since 1986

Chair of Religious Studies, University of Bayreuth

1980-1984

Professor (temporary)/Lecturer at the universities of Hamburg, Bonn and Bremen

1980

Habilitation in Göttingen

1978-1984

Assistant Lecturer at the University of Göttingen

1974-1978

Member of the SFB 13 at the University of Göttingen

1974

PhD in Göttingen

 

Studies in Göttingen

 

 

Memberships and functions in academic organisations

2006-2009

Member of the Advisory Board of the Series SAPERE

2000-2005

Co-editor of the series SAPERE (Scripta Antiquitatis Posterioris ad Ethicam Religionemque Pertinentes) (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt)

1992-2005

Member of the Executive Committee of African Association for the Study of Religion

Publications

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