5B) Bodies

Colonial Christian Missions and their Legacies:
1. Lillian Shoroye (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)
‘Beyond Saving the Twins: Reflections on the Enduring Sartorial Legacy of Mary Slessor’s Missionary Activities among Calabar Women in Nigeria’
2. Tom Cunningham (Edinburgh University, Scotland)
‘Missionary Interventions into Body Cultures among the Kikuyu people of Kenya, 1900s-1937’
3. Sinah Kloss (Heidelberg University, Germany)
‘Contesting “Gifts from Jesus”: Conversion, the Notion of Charity, and the Distribution of Used Clothing in Guyana’