Maria Nita grew up in Romania in the 1980s and immigrated to the UK in 2000. She is a philologist of religion, fascinated by language and folklore, as well as biosemiotic approaches to understanding culture. She writes on the climate movement, green christianity, theoretical approaches to cultural change and the early British counterculture. Currently she is Lecturer in Religious Studies at The Open University.
How will religious festivals continue amid COVID-19 restrictions? How are religious communities around the world adapting to the pressures of 2020's global pandemic? In this September episode of Discourse!, the RSP's Sidney Castillo speaks with guests Maria Nita, Juan Manuel Rubio Arevalo, and Stefanie Butendieck.