The 2nd Göttingen East Asia Research Salon
From Peasant to Pastor: The rural-urban transformation of Protestant Christianity in Linyi, Shandong Province
June 17, 2013, 6pm – 8pm
KWZ, Seminar Room 0.606, Heinrich – Düker – Weg 14, 37073 Göttingen
Kang Jie, PhD Student, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
Niall Duggan, Department of East Asian Studies
Andreas Grünschloß, Department of Religious Studies
Katja Triplett, Department of East Asian Studies/Religions in East Asia
Katja Pessl, Centre for Modern East Asian Studies
Presentation of research project (max. 20 minutes)
Comments (15 minutes altogether)
CeMEAS will provide coffee and light refreshments, however feel free to bring along additional food and drinks.
From Peasant to Pastor
The rural-urban transformation of Protestant Christianity in Linyi, Shandong Province
Kang Jie is a Doctoral Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and Ph.D. researcher at the University of Leipzig. The project examines the rise of Christian ‘house churches’ in Linyi Prefecture, Shandong Province. She obtained a Diplom in Economics at Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg (2005). From 2006 to 2009 she worked as chief of the representative office of University of Konstanz in Beijing. Her research interests are transnational religious networks and religious change and urbanization.