School of Social and Political Science

John Hagström

Job Title

PhD Student

Research interests

Research interests

  • Apostasy, atheism, humanism, and other varieties of non-religiosity
  • The role of ignorance and non-knowledge in refugee status determination systems
  • Conflicts and tensions in non-religious social movements and publics

 

My doctoral research is focused on 'apostate refugees': atheist, humanist, and other non-religious asylum seekers in the United Kingdom - and the people and organizations that support them.

 

Publications

  • Hagström, John, and Jacob Copeman. 2023. "Clarification and Disposal as Key Concepts in the Anthropology of Nonreligion." Religion and Society (forthcoming).
  • Hagström, John. 2022. "'Apostates': A New Secularising Public in the United Kingdom." In Global Sceptical Publics: From Non-religious Print Media to 'Digital Atheism', edited by Jacob Copeman and Mascha Schulz. London: UCL Press.
  • Copeman, Jacob, and John Hagström. 2022. "Rationalist Camera: Non-religious Techniques of Vision in India." In Global Sceptical Publics: From Non-religious Print Media to 'Digital Atheism', edited by Jacob Copeman and Mascha Schulz. London: UCL Press.
  • Copeman, Jacob, and John Hagström. 2018. "The Absence of the Divine." HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory 8 (1/2).

 

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