Adam Possamai

Professor Adam Possamai is Professor in Sociology at the University of Western Sydney. His research focuses on social theory and the study of popular culture.

Contributions by Adam Possamai

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Hyper-Real Religion, Digital Capitalism, and the Pygmalion Effect

In this interview, recorded at the SocRel 2017 conference in Leeds, Professor Adam Possamai discusses the rising popularity of ‘Hyper-Real religion’ – a category encompassing Jediism, Matrixism, and other movements taking influence from popular culture. Situating hyper-real religions within the contemporary context of digital capitalism,

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May the Fourth Be With You

To honor May the Fourth, International Star Wars Day, please enjoy this compilation of classic Religious Studies Project interviews about Star Wars!

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