Joseph Sedgwick (BA (Hons), MA, MSc)

Thesis title: The relationship between online and in person activity in the formation of contemporary Scottish Pagans’ religious identities


BA (Hons) International Politics and International History

Aberystwyth University

MA International Politics

Aberystwyth University

MSc Religious Studies

University of Edinburgh

Research summary

Joseph's research focuses on contemporary Paganism and the construction of religious identities, with a particular interest in the differences between online and offline identity and religious activity. 

Current research interests

My research interests include the history of contemporary Paganism, digital religion, models of religious conversion, and theory on the problem of identity.

Current project grants

D W D Shaw Scholarship

Conference details

European Association for the Study of Religion, Religion and Technology

Vilnius (September 2023)

British Association for the Study of Religion

Cambridge (September 2023)