This is the page where we’ll share member publications, syllabi from classes taught on African Religions, research bibliographies, and other resources. If you’d like to share anything, please contact the Webmaster.
AfricaBib is a collection of Africana social science titles, presented in one easily accessible location on the internet. It is the culmination of over forty years of Africana research. The site consists of two bibliographic databases covering Africana periodical literature (Africana Periodical Literature) and African Women’s literature (African Women). You will also find a comprehensive bibliography on women travelers and explorers to Africa (Women Travelers, Explorers and Missionaries to Africa). In June 2012 two bibliographies were added, one on Islam in Africa, compiled by Paul Schrijver, the other on the Kenya Coast, compiled by Jan Hoorweg. In July 2014 Water and Africa was added. Followed in September 2017 by Education in Africa.
Fellowships for MA and PhD Students: this list of fellowships is updated regularly and includes fellowships across Africa, Europe, and North America. Many of the opportunities are directed toward African students. This same site also has a page for French-speaking fellowships.
Jan G. Platvoet Website: contains a wealth of resources related to the study of religion in Africa and elsewhere.
Princeton Theological Seminary Digital Archive: a digital library of 78,000+ books and journals on theology and religion, including 28,000+ volumes from the Princeton Theological Seminary Library, digitized by the Internet Archive. See also the website of the Theological Commons.
Reading Religion (RR) is an open book review website published by the American Academy of Religion (AAR). The site provides up-to-date coverage of scholarly publishing in religious studies, reviewed by scholars with special interest and/or expertise in the relevant subfields. Reviews are concise, comprehensive, and timely.
RelBib, the alpha version of a new open access database for Religious Studies, is now open for testing. This comprehensive bibliographical database contains journal articles of Religious Studies and related subjects. Apart from journals and articles, it is possible to search for monographs, databases and other media genres relevant to the field of Religious Studies. Sponsored by the Specialized Information Service Religious Studies (Fachinformationsdienst Religionswissenschaft) at Tübingen University Library / Germany, RelBib is internationally accessible for free. For searching in RelBib no password is needed. Only for the use of some special features can a login account be created for free. Feedback is very welcome. This is possible by either using the feedback button on the RelBib website or by writing an email to our team: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research and Travel Funding Opportunities: this list is updated regularly and includes post-doctoral positions, as well as research and travel funding opportunities.