Giuseppe Bolotta

Dr Bolotta has commenced a two-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Religion and Globalisation Cluster in ARI with effect from 8 October 2015. He earned his PhD in Anthropology from University Bicocca of Milan, and his Master’s in Psychology from University San Raffaele of Milan. He has also worked with Thai scholars while on an exchange PhD student program at the Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University. His doctoral research is a multi-situated ethnography of religious, humanitarian and state institutional politics for poor children living in the slums of Bangkok (Thailand). He co-founded the research group “Sciences de l’Enfance. Enfants des Sciences” (SEES, http://sciences-enfances.org) and has worked with Psychologists Without Borders (PSF).

Contributions by Giuseppe Bolotta

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Muslim NGOs and civil society in Indonesia

While the service provision activities of some religious NGOs complement and enhance systems of low state capacity, in others they compete with state services and in still others service delivery by religious NGOs is associated...

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Beyond ‘Faith-Based Organizations’: Religion and NGOs in comparative perspective

In this interview, we talk with Erica Bornstein about her studies of religious giving and social activism in India and Africa, and what the results of her research contribute to our understanding of the complex configurations of ‘Faith-Based Organizations’ across diverse religious contexts.Since the turn of the twenty-first century, ...

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Muslims, NGOs, and the future of democratic space in Myanmar

The critical situation of the Rohingyas has cast a shadow over Myanmar’s process of democratization and drawn attention to some aggressively un-civil sectors of this Buddhist majority country’s Muslim minority population. In this interview with Melissa Crouch, ...

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Christian evangelical organisations in global anti-trafficking networks

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, there has been a remarkable surge of interest among both academics and policy makers in the effects that religion has on international aid and development. Within this broad field, the work of ‘religious NGOs’ or ‘Faith-Based Organisations’ (FBOs) has garnered considerable attention.

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