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.
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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,