Religionising Fieldwork and Fieldworking Religion

Hermeneutics of the engagement between religion and research methodologies in the field

Authors

  • Stefania Travagnin Pennsylvania State University
  • James Kapaló University College of Cork

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/firn.v5i2.133

Keywords:

Fieldwork, Theory and Methods, Editorial

Author Biographies

Stefania Travagnin, Pennsylvania State University

Stefania Travagnin is Lecturer of East Asia Buddhism in the Department of History, Religious Studies Program, at Penn State University. She holds a PhD in Study of Religions from the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Her research and publications focus on Buddhism in twentieth-century China, religion in Taiwan, Buddhist women in East Asia, and religion and film. She is currently working on a book on the revival of the Mādhyamika school in twentieth-century China.

James Kapaló, University College of Cork

James Kapaló is Lecturer in the Study of Religions at University College Cork, Ireland. He completed a PhD in the Study of Religions at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, and is the author of Text, Context and Performance: Gagauz Folk Religion in Discourse and Practice (Brill, 2011). His current research interests include contemporary orthodoxy, the academic discourse on "folk religion" and archaic forms of Christian prayer.

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Published

2011-07-14

How to Cite

Travagnin, S., & Kapaló, J. (2011). Religionising Fieldwork and Fieldworking Religion: Hermeneutics of the engagement between religion and research methodologies in the field. Fieldwork in Religion, 5(2), 133-143. https://doi.org/10.1558/firn.v5i2.133

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Editorial