Academic Lectures and Discussions

Mariam Goshadze, PhD candidate

Politics of Religious Sound in Ghana's Capital, Accra

November 18, 2015

On Wednesday, November 14, Mariam Goshadze, a PhD candidate in the Committee on the Study of Religion, delivered a presentation on the politics of religious sound in Ghana's capital, Accra. Mariam's talk covered her pre-dissertation fieldwork in Ghana throughout the summers of 2014 and 2015.

To contextualize her research interests, Mariam first talked about the religious landscape of Accra. In the contemporary framework, Christianity is the religion of the majority. Among the different denominations available to followers, the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement is the most...

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