CfP Workshop: Cultures of Sense in Japan

February 27 & 28, 2020, Melbourne   Japan is home to complex and distinct sensory cultures, which shape how people sense, and make sense, of the world. At this two-day workshop, scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds are invited to discuss contemporary and historical sensory cultures of Japan and to explore how the senses, asContinue reading “CfP Workshop: Cultures of Sense in Japan”

Measuring Australian Religion: God is in the details

In the wake of the 2016 census results, a barrage of analysis proclaiming Australians are “ditching faith”, “turning away from God”, or “losing their religion” presents a concerning misunderstanding of both census data and religion. Census data are limited by what questions are asked, and religion is far more complex than a single question. TheContinue reading “Measuring Australian Religion: God is in the details”