Kalmykia and Post-Soviet Religion

“New Cosmic Religion” and the Ancient Cult of the White Old Man Interpreted Anew: Communities of Ritual Healers in Post-Soviet Kalmykia

Valeriya GAZIZOVA (University of Oslo)

In this short video Valeriya talks about just one of the many forms of religion in post-Soviet Kalmykia..

From Goddess to Cyborg..

I ask Venetia Robertson about her work, and we end up talking about Pagans and transhumanism:

Venetia is a PhD Candidate at the University of Sydney. Recorded at CESNUR 2013 in Falun. At http://sydney.academia.edu/VenetiaRobertson you can see some of her work on My Little Pony, Therianthropy, Techno-Witchcraft and more..

Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at University of Gloucestershire talking about Philosophy of Religion..

FEEL FREE TO VISIT/JOIN OUR COURSE FACEBOOK GROUP.. – Current and past students talking about Philosophy,Religion, Ethics, Religious Education and more.. (and the odd cat picture..)


Hymns and Jehovah’s Witnesses

The Watch Tower’s Changing Hymnody: How Music Reflects Change among Jehovah’s Witnesses

George D. CHRYSSIDES (University of Birmingham)

I ask Dr Chryssides about his paper, and we talk about how a seemingly small detail reveals so much about a tradition:

Self Designation: Spiritual? Religious? Neo-Religious? Åndelig?

New Age, Spiritual or Religious? Self-designations within the New Age Movement

Knut MELVAER – Margrethe LØØV (University of Bergen)

In this short video I ask Knut & Margrethe about their work on the terms Spiritual, Religious and others…

beliefs (referred to in video..):


Giving the paper..
Giving the paper..