B.Sc. (NUS), M.Sc. (LSE), Ph.D. (LSE)
Anthropology of Religion, Pentecostal Christianity
Girish Daswani’s areas of research include the anthropology of religion, anthropology of diaspora and transnationalism, Pentecostal Christianity in Ghana and the Ghanaian Pentecostal diaspora in London. His recent publications include: Ghanaian Pentecostal Prophets: Travel and (Im)-Mobility, In Kristine Krausse and Gertrud Huewelmeier (eds) Travelling Spirits. Migrants, Markets, And Moralities. Routledge (2010) and Transformation and Migration amongst members of a Pentecostal Church in Ghana and London. Journal of Religion in Africa (forthcoming 2010).
The (In-) Dividual Pentecostal Prophet in Ghana. Journal of Religion in Africa (forthcoming).
Diaspora and Transnational Studies Companion, Ato Quayson and Girish Daswani (eds), Blackwell Publishers (forthcoming)
The Anthropology of Transnationalism. In Ato Quayson and Girish Daswani (eds) Diaspora and Transnational Studies Companion. Blackwell Publishers (forthcoming)