Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP190102911 [ 2019 - 2023 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers A/Prof Richard Vokes; A/Prof Cristina Rocha

Brief description This project aims to investigate the new African Diaspora in Australia and its embrace of Pentecostalism. The African community in Australia has often been associated with poor settlement outcomes, and has also been subject to racialised moral panic regarding so-called ‘African gangs.’ This project will use new methods to understand the role of Pentecostal translocal and transnational networks in supporting African communities to overcome the challenges of settlement. The project expects to contribute to policy efforts to improve outcomes for new African arrivals in Australia.

Funding Amount $279,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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