- Dr Morteza Hashemi
- Honorary Fellow
- Chrystal Macmillan Building 15a George Square Edinburgh UK EH8 9LD
- Research Interests
- Global Social Theory, Decoloniality, Sociology of Immigration, Sociology of Religion, Sociology of Technology, Intersection of Religion and Technology, Race and Identity, Social Integration in Britain, Ethnography, Fortress Europe, Neo-Khaldunian Social Theory, Blood and Organ Donation, Grassroots Movements, Medical Sociology, Philanthropy
PhD in sociology
The University of Warwick
2020- present: Covid-19 digital platform developer, and Honorary Fellow
2017-2020: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow
Cotter, R. C & Hashemi, M. (forthcoming), Religion and Non-religion in Fortress Europe: Perspectives on Belief, Migration, and Identity in a time of Polarized Politics, London: Bloomsbury.
Hashemi, M, (2017). Theism and Atheism in a Post-Secular Age, New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (Palgrave Website)
- Winner of the Farabi International Award 2018
- Shortlisted for the BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize 2018
Hashemi, M. (2020). Could we use blood donation campaigns as social policy tools?, Identites: global studies in culture and power,
DOI: 10.1080/1070289X.2020.1856538. (online version)
Hashemi, M. (2020). Andrew’s White Cross, Hussain’s Red Blood: Being Scottish Shia in Brexit’s No-Man’s-Land, HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, 10(2), 351-355. (online version)
Reader, J., Jandrić, P., Hashemi, M. et al. (2020). Postdigital Relationships between Science, Philosophy, and Religion. Postdigital Science and Education, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42438-020-00133-4
Hashemi, M. (2019). Bedouins of Silicon Valley: a neo-Khaldunian approach to sociology of technology, The Sociological Review, Vol. 67(3) 536–55. (Online version)
Hashemi, M. (2016). A post-secular reading of public sociology. Social Compass, 63(4), pp.461-477. (online version)
Hashemi, M. (2016). A new typology of modern atheisms: pilgrim atheism versus tourist atheism. Culture and Religion, 17 (1), 56-72.
Hashemi, M. (2018). What Does It Mean to be a Progressive Intellectual after the Refugee Crisis in Europe? A Dialogue with Tariq Ramadan, In Schmiedel, U & Smith, G (Eds.) Religion in the European Refugee Crisis, New York: Palgrave. (online version)
Hashemi, M & Bagherpour, A. R. (2018). A Theory of Evolution of Religious Knowledge in a Post-Revolutionary Iran: And a New Frontier for Sociology of Knowledge, In Stenmark, M, Fuller, S & Zackariasson, U (Eds.) Relativism and Post-Truth in Contemporary Society, New York: Palgrave. (online version)
Hashemi, M. (2018) Conceptual Study for Policy Making about the Citizen-Gamers: the Case of Pokémon Go. Daanesh Shahr. [online] Tehran: Urban Research and Planning Centre, pp.1-47. Available at: http://rpc.tehran.ir/default.aspx?tabid=671&ArticleId=20537 [Accessed 19 Jun. 2018] (Language: Persian).
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