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Everyday Enchantments and Secular Magic in Montréal
In this thesis I argue that dominant ways of imagining modernity constitute a modern imaginary that carries with it particular expectations concerning modern places, spaces, emotions, and affects as well as expectations ...
Chinese Cultural Factors Favouring Biotechnology Research
This paper summarizes recent European research on social and cultural perceptions of biotechnology research, with a focus on transgenic mice. Secondly it attempts to consider some of the same questions from a Chinese ...
Monitory Democracy and Ecological Civilization in the People’s Republic of China
In what sense can religious values and institutions in China be seen as elements of civil society that have the function of challenging and monitoring the interests, values and actions of the state? To answer this question, ...
Why Believing in the Afterlife is Valuable
A (somewhat) humourous talk given at a philosophy student debate at Queen’s University
Religion, Ecology and the Future of the Human Species
Slides for a lecture given at the Harvest Conference, Rural Church Network, Muenster SK.
Religión, Naturaleza y Modernidad: la búsqueda para un futuro sostenible en la República popular de China
Lecture given at the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, December 2005
Connecting Religion and Ecology
Religion, Nature and Modernization in China
(Leiden University Press, 2010)