Emerging religions and new spiritualities
Institute for Social Sciences of Religions (ISSR)
office : Anthropole 5065.1
Maneli Farahmand holds a Master interfacultaire in Religious Studies awarded by the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences and Theology and Religious Studies of the University of Lausanne, with the transverse direction Traditions and Marginalized. To carry out its research Master, she conducted an immersion of a year in complex terrain in Chiapas (Mexico). Her research focused on strategic articulations of religion and politics in the context of a close ecumenical NGO liberation theologies new American center.
After her Master, she worked in international solidarity, especially in the field of human rights in Latin America, where she was trained in project management. She is now woriking as the assistant to Professor Irene Becci pulpit "Religious plurality and new spiritualities" at the Institute of Social Sciences of religions (University of Lausanne). As part of his thesis under joint supervision with the Department of Classics and Religious Studies of the University of Ottawa (Faculty of Arts), under the joint supervision of Professors Irene Becci (UNIL) and Peter Beyer ( UDO), she works on the formation of a transnational neo-Mayanism from the "2012 phenomenon", according to the methods of ethnographic fieldwork and from a perspective of historical-anthropological analysis.