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Academic Degree

Doctorate

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About

Research Context

Portugal

Research Interests

Religion | Spirituality | Contemporary Paganism | Ecology | Gender | Power | Care

Institutional Subunit

NOVA FCSH

Biographical Note

Joana Martins (She/Her) has a PhD (2023) in Anthropology from Iscte - Lisbon University Institute. She has been researching Contemporary Paganism in Portugal since 2016 and approached British contemporary paganism to an extent during her PhD research. Her research interests focus on the lived religion and spirituality of contemporary pagans, gender, care, environmental and ecological questions, power, politics, and ritual creativity. Her approaches are inspired by feminist anthropological theory and methodology. She is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the project ReSpell: Religião, Espiritualidade e Bem-Estar. Uma Abordagem Comparativa de Transreligiosidade e Crise no Sul da Europa (ref.: 2022.01229.PTDC), funded by national funds through FCT I.P.

Bonds

Integrated (2023-12-01)

All projects

Data updated on 25-02-2024, from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE.

2023/12-2026

Religion, Spirituality and Wellbeing: a Comparative Approach of Transreligiosity and Crisis in Southern Europe

2022.01229.PTDC

Post-doc Fellow

Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia

Financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2018/10/01-2023

Teias de plenitude e transformação: o impacto social e político dos discursos neopagãos em Portugal e no Reino Unido

SFRH/BD/138893/2018

PhD Student Fellow

Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia

Financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Highlighted Publications

Data updated on 17-12-2023 , from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE .

Thesis / Dissertation

Connecting with the Great Mother, Regenerating Us: Environmental Activism, Gender Relations and Power Dynamics in Contemporary Paganism in Portugal

phd. ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa . 06-2023.

Journal article

Connect and Celebrate the Great Mother Online: The Ritual Creativity of Contemporary Pagans in Portugal and the United Kingdom during the COVID-19 Restrictions

Martins, Joana, Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions. 48 - 66. 2. 27. 2023. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/nr.2023.27.2.48 . 10.1525/nr.2023.27.2.48 . PublishedNova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions

Book chapter

'Um Todo Sagrado chamado Natureza': Paganismo Contemporâneo e os usos e negociações do espaço sagrado Português

Martins, Joana, Ensaios sobre Comida e sobre Religião. Centro de Estudos Regionais. Viana do Castelo, Portugal. 2023. Published


All Publications

Data updated on 25-02-2024 , from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE .

Thesis / Dissertation

Connecting with the Great Mother, Regenerating Us: Environmental Activism, Gender Relations and Power Dynamics in Contemporary Paganism in Portugal

phd. ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa . 06-2023.

Journal article

Connect and Celebrate the Great Mother Online: The Ritual Creativity of Contemporary Pagans in Portugal and the United Kingdom during the COVID-19 Restrictions

Martins, Joana, Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions. 48 - 66. 2. 27. 2023. http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/nr.2023.27.2.48 . 10.1525/nr.2023.27.2.48 . Published

Book chapter

'Um Todo Sagrado chamado Natureza': Paganismo Contemporâneo e os usos e negociações do espaço sagrado Português

Martins, Joana, Ensaios sobre Comida e sobre Religião. Centro de Estudos Regionais. Viana do Castelo, Portugal. 2023. Published

Newspaper article

Neopaganismo em Portugal: uma teia de complexidade

Martins, Joana, Jornal MAPA - Jornal de Informação Crítica, Número 36, Dezembro 2022 - Fevereiro 2023. 14-12-2022.

Other research outputs

Data updated on 11-12-2022, from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE.

Other output

(PARA) LÁ DO/NO ECRÃ ESPOLETA A PRIMAVERA

Martins, Joana, 2020