Portugal | Greece
Religion and Spirituality | Health and Wellbeing | Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) | Transnationalism
Eugenia Roussou is a sociocultural anthropologist (PhD, 2010, University College London) and a senior researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA/ISCTE-IUL). She was previously a post-doctoral researcher at CRIA, Universidade Nova Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal (2011-2017), with two projects funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia-FCT (ref.: SFRH / BPD / 72003/2010), and a visiting researcher (2014-5) at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece. She is the co-Reviews Editor of the journal Religion and Society, the Treasurer of ISARS (International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism) and the co-coordinator of NAR (Network for the Anthropology of Religion, CRIA). Her research focuses on the social scientific - and anthropological, more specifically - study of religion and spirituality, vernacular religion, New Age and/or alternative spirituality, religious pluralism, ritual healing practices, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), religious materiality and transnational religiosity, with particular comparative geographical reference to Portugal and Greece.