Prof Anne Kubai
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Professor Anne Kubai is associate professor of World Christianity and Interreligious Studies. Currently, she is a researcher at the school of Historical and Contemporary Studies in Södertörn University, Sweden. She is Professor Extraordinarius at UNISA, Institute of Gender Studies, South Africa. She is also a Research Fellow in the Discipline Group Practical Theology and Missiology at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Kubai worked in Kenya and Rwanda for many years. She has served as a visiting professor in several institutions. She worked as Research Director for Life; Peace Institute, an International Ecumenical Centre for Peace Research and Action in Uppsala, Sweden. Prof Kubai also worked as a Senior Social Scientist at the Division of Global Health (IHCAR), Department of Public Health Sciences at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Until recently she was a researcher at the Centre for Multidisciplinary Research on Racism (CEMFOR) at the Department of Theology, Uppsala University, Sweden.
Professor Kubai’s research interests include religion, peace and conflict, genocide and mass atrocities, gender, transitional justice, international migration, human trafficking and sexual violence, and psychosocial studies. A great deal of her work has focused on peacebuilding and reconciliation after mass violence/grave violations of human rights. She has a keen interest in the way spiritualties/religions (indigenous and others) shape social-political developments, post-conflict social reconstruction and the sustainability discourse in addressing historical trauma. Kubai has published numerous academic journal articles, co-edited books, contributions to anthologies, popular science articles and research blogs. She has produced two documentaries: Female Warriors: Production by Anne Kubai, 2017 and Reformed Raiders: Production by Anne Kubai, 2017. She also appeared in the a number of documentaries including Ordinary Savage: The Origins of Violence and Hurt Feelings (2018). “A hard-hitting documentary about humans… and Folkmord I Rwanda: Swedish Radio,