Ethics of Religion in and of Long Street by Dr Ala Alhourani

A short film screening followed by a paper presentation on Ethics of Religion in and of Long Street. The paper explores the everydayness of ethics through people’s social interactions and evaluation of themselves, of other and of Long Street. The ethnographic account of the everyday ethical life within this complex social reality reveals the complexity, temporality, unpredictability, innovation and breakdown of ethical values in and of Long Street. Historically, religion forms part of Long Street landscape, materialized as lived reality through a sensorial regime of aesthetics. Within this backdrop, the paper explores the ways in which religion responds to this new reality of Long Street, and contributes ethical values to everyday lived experiences.  Read more...

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 -
13:00 to 14:00

Leslie Social Sciences building LS 5.67

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