School of Religion, Philosophy & Classics

Federico Settler


  • Details

  • Position Senior Lecturer;
  • Discipline Sociology of African Religions;
  • CampusPietermaritzburg Campus
  • Office Address

Recent publications

  • Frantz Fanon’s Ambivalence Towards Religion, Journal for the Study of Religion in South Africa, Vol. 25.2 (September 2012)
  • Indigenous Authorities and the Post-Colonial State: the Domestication of Indigeneity and African Nationalism In South Africa, Social Dynamics, Vol. 36.1 March 2010
  • Hopes and Fears: A South African Response to REDCo, Religion and Education, 37: 213-217, 2010

Research Interests

  • Postcolonial Theory
  • Research Methodology
  • Frantz Fanon and Black self-recovery
  • the Body and Ritual Performance
  • Migration and Transnationalism
  • Race and Identity