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Dr Eleanor Tiplady Higgs

Dr Eleanor Tiplady Higgs
Lecturer in Sociology

Marie Jahoda 156

Summary

I am an interdisciplinary feminist scholar in the humanities. After completing my PhD in Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London in 2018, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Religious Studies at University of Cape Town, South Africa, from 2018 to 2020. In 2020-21 was an International Fellow of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, in the 'Moralities' research section, and I have been awarded a Junior Fellowship of MIASA at the University of Ghana, Legon, in summer 2022. My first monograph Narrative, Identity and Ethics in Postcolonial Kenya The Young Women’s Christian Association was published by Bloomsbury Academic in July 2021.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Philosophy and Theology/Religious Studies, University of Greenwich
  • MSc Global Ethics, University of Birmingham
  • PhD Gender Studies, SOAS University of London

Responsibility

Eleanor is module leader in 2021-22 for SO2606 Bodies & Society and teaches on SO1700 Making Sense of Culture & Society: Issues I.

Newest selected publications

Higgs, ET. (2021) 'Narrative, Identity and Ethics in Postcolonial Kenya The Young Women’s Christian Association'. Bloomsbury Publishing. ISSN 10: 1350129801 ISSN 13: 9781350129801

Book

Higgs, E. (2021) 'Christianity, Coloniality, and Social Change: Everyday Ethics of the Two YWCAs of South Africa'. Religion and Gender, 11 (1). pp. 39 - 61. ISSN: 1878-5417

Journal article

Kapinde, SA. and Higgs, ET. (2021) 'Global Anglican Discourse and Women’s Ordination in Kenya: The Controversy in Kirinyaga, 1979–1992, and its Legacy'. Journal of Anglican Studies. pp. 1 - 18. ISSN: 1740-3553

Journal article

Higgs, ET. (2020) 'Ethics', inThe Bloomsbury Handbook to Studying Christians. Bloomsbury Academic.

Book chapter

Higgs, E. (2019) 'FROM “IMPERIAL MATERNALISM” TO “MATRI-CENTRISM:” MOTHERING ETHICS IN CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S VOLUNTARISM IN KENYA'. AFRICAN JOURNAL OF GENDER AND RELIGION, 25 (1). pp. 20 - 44.

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