Simbarashe Gukurume

(University of Cape Town)

Simbarashe Gukurume is a Doctoral fellow at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA), and the department of Sociology at the University of Cape Town. He is a holder of a BSc degree in Sociology and an MSc in Sociology and Social Anthropology from University of Zimbabwe. His research interests focus more broadly on money, prosperity gospel, consumerism, urban studies and livelihoods. His current research project focuses on neo-Pentecostalism and the politics of everyday life, particularly focusing on the lived experiences of upwardly mobile university students within new mega-Pentecostal Charismatic Churches in Harare, Zimbabwe. Before enrolling for his PhD studies, Simbarashe was a lecturer at Great Zimbabwe University (2010-2014), a teaching assistant at University of Zimbabwe (2008-2010) in the departments of Sociology and Social Anthropology respectively.
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