AHRC Grant for Research Network: Sexuality and Religion in East Africa
The Arts and Humanities Research Council has awarded a Research Networking grant for the project "Sexuality and Religion in East Africa".
The Sexuality and Religion Network (SERENE) is led by Dr Adriaan van Klinken from the University of Leeds, together with Dr Barbara Bompani from the University of Edinburgh and Dr Damaris Parsitau from Egerton University in Kenya, who will serve as co-investigators.
The grant was awarded under the scheme Global Challenges Research Fund Highlight Notice 2019, specifically addressing the theme “issues of gender, equalities, diversity and inclusion in international development”.
SERENE will build sustainable partnerships between academic researchers and seven community-based organisations in Kenya and Uganda, with a view to understanding and enhancing the role of religious leaders in the area of LGBTIQ equality and inclusion in the East African region. Read further.
Adriaan van Klinken with two of the project partners, Dr Damaris Parsitau and Pastor David Ochar