About the book
Offering first-class contributions, written by experts in ritual from all over the globe, the handbook is a comprehensive guide on disaster and crisis ritual, covering general perspectives, case studies and selected themes. The book will appear as volume 32 in IRiLiS' book series Liturgia Condenda, which offers an international forum for innovative research in the field of ritual and liturgical studies.
About the programme
The programme will run from 16.30 to 17.30. Editor Paul Post will start by elaborating on the book project. After that, Georg Frerks, Rima Nasrallah and Tom Bentley will present their chapters. Subsequently, Amad M'Charek, professor Anthropology of Science at the department of Anthropology of the University of Amsterdam, and Kerstin Menzel, research fellow at the Institute for Practical Theology at the University of Leipzig, will explain how the handbook is useful in their anthropological resp. theological studies on the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is also a non-academic morning session (10.00-11.00 uur) of this book presentation.