Ms Lindiwe Maseko

Masters Student Elected for Dutch Exchange Programme

Masters student in Gender and Religion within the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics Ms Lindiwe Maseko has been selected for the Bridging Gaps Programme at the Free University in Amsterdam where she will spend three months as part of the exchange. The international exchange programme hosted by Free University brings together participants from all

Mr Calvin Mapangisana

Cultural Practices Around Fidelity explored in Masters Research

Cultural practices linked to ensuring fidelity in marriages were examined in research for a Master’s degree in Arts (Gender and Religion Studies). The study was done by Mr Calvin Mapangisana who graduated from UKZN while a full-time employee at Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) in Zimbabwe Mapangisana’s thesis presents a critical interrogation of socio-cultural factors

Mr Siwakhile Ngcobo.

Cum Laude Masters Research explores dominant constructions of masculinity

The dominant construction of masculinity and the vulnerable position this places women in was the focus of research conducted by a pastor within the Apostolic Faith Mission, Mr Siwakhile Ngcobo, who graduated cum laude from UKZN with a Masters in Theology (Gender and Religion). Ngcobo says dominant constructions of masculinity are promoted by Penticostal Men’s Conferences

Ms Tracey Sibisi.

Research into Black Queer Christian Bodies in African Faith Spaces

The position of black queer Christian bodies in African faith spaces was investigated in research by Ms Tracey Sibisi who graduated cum laude with a Masters degree in Theology (Gender and Religion). Sibisi, who was awarded the Inclusive and Affirming Ministries Scholarship for her Honours project, works full time for the Gay and Lesbian Network