Marcus Grohmann

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  • Ph.D Candidate, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies, FSU Jena

marcus.grohmann@gmx.de

Education Expand entry
  • 2003-2007 B.A. in African Culture and Society (Social Anthropology and Development Sociology) at the University of Bayreuth and Bordeaux Segalen University
  • 2008-2010 M.A. in African Culture and Society (Social Anthropology and Development Sociology) at the University of Bayreuth
  • 2016-   PhD candidate with a project entitled “Reconciliation in the context of coloniality. How White people imagine and practice reconciliation in culturally diverse churches in South Africa” (supervised by Prof. Dr. Martin Leiner)
Research Interests Expand entry

Reconciliation in South Africa, Rwanda, DR Congo; churches in conflict and conflict resolution; cultural linguistics; the intersection of language, worldview and theology

Languages Expand entry

German, English, French, Afrikaans, Xhosa (learning of this language is part of my research project)

Select Publications Expand entry

Grohmann, Marcus (2020). A Foolish Proposal? Vulnerability as an Alternative Attempt to Contribute to Decolonisation and Reconciliation in Post-Colonial South Africa. Transformation, 37 (2). https://doi.org/10.1177/0265378820910452 

Other Interests/ Additional Information Expand entry

For the time of my research project I am affiliated to the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa and live in Cape Town