Silvia Cristofori is Associate Professor of History of Christianity in the Department of Human Sciences at Link Campus University (Rome) where she teaches “Media and Religion”, and “Religions, Identities, Politics” (2020-present). She is an affiliated researcher at FSCIRE (Bologna, Palermo). Her work is strongly interdisciplinary and includes archival and field research. She has carried out research in Rwanda, Senegal, Italy, the USA, and France on various fields of study, such as Colonial and Mission studies, Racism, Occultism, Pentecostalism as well as Migration and Religion.
Among her latest publications is “The Early Kimbanguist Movement. Charismatic Autonomy and Narrative Unity in the Kongo Sources”, in A History of the Desire for Christian Unity Ecumenism in the Churches, 19th–21st Century, Vol I: Dawn of ecumenism, dir. by A. Melloni, ed. by L. Ferracci, Brill, Leiden, 2021.