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Islam and Covid on UK Twitter in early 2020

Islam and Covid on UK Twitter in early 2020

Sean Durbin

20/05/2024

Analysis | English | UK

Dr Sean Durbin, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Manchester Metropolitan University In addition to the ethnographic fieldwork that we are conducting across different communities in Europe for this project, we have also been working on a social media strand, aimed at helping us understand how people online were discussing religion in relation to the restrictions imposed in […]

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Digitalization and the Catholic community

Digitalization and the Catholic community

Josh Edelman

19/05/2024

Analysis | English | Poland

Dr Ewa Stachowska, Institute of Social Prevention and Resocialization, University of Warsaw. In the springtime the Polish team is focused on work in two main areas. The first one is to prepare an article entitled Digitalization and the Catholic religious community in Poland, which revolves around the role and meaning of the process of digitalization […]

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Technology and the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Technology and the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Linda Annunen

18/05/2024

Analysis | English | Finland

Alexandra Berg, Åbo Akademi University Alexandra Berg, first year student at Åbo Akademi University, has assisted the Finnish Recovira-team with participant observations for the projects’ aesthetic analysis. Here you can read about her observations and experiences when visiting the Jehovah’s Witnesses last winter. Last year, in the gloomy midwinter, we went to visit the Jehovah’s […]

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Making sense of our data

Making sense of our data

Sean Durbin

17/05/2024

Fieldwork, Post-pandemic | English | UK

Dr Sean Durbin, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Manchester Metropolitan University When you’ve spent the better part of 12 months, getting to know and getting involved in the communities that are participating in this research project, the amount of information that a researcher gathers can be overwhelming. In my case, I have spent the past year with […]

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Call for Papers – Recovira Conference

Call for Papers – Recovira Conference

Josh Edelman

18/04/2024

Fieldwork, Post-pandemic | English | UK

Religious Communities in the Virtual Age:  Practices, Values, Technologies, Boundaries  28 October 2024, Manchester, England  Keynote Speaker: Prof Linda Woodhead, King’s College London.  Since the COVID-19 pandemic, religious communities across Europe and the world have engaged with the digital world and specific digital technologies in a wide variety of ways. Some have embraced online worship and […]

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Theorizing the Concept of Community

Theorizing the Concept of Community

Anne Mauritsen

04/04/2024

Fieldwork, Post-pandemic | English | Denmark

Anne Lundahl Mauritsen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Aarhus University As the spring approaches, we in the Danish team are preparing for our upcoming writing retreat in Barcelona. Each national team in the RECOVIRA project must contribute with at least two articles and it is our ambition to dig deep into the writing of our two articles during […]

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