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Dr. Teemu Taira

University of Helsinki

Teemu Taira is Senior Lecturer in the Study of Religion at the University of Helsinki. His work focuses on public discourses on religion; methodology; religion, nonreligion and atheism in media culture. He is the author of Taking “Religion” Seriously: Essays on the Discursive Study of Religion (Brill, 2022), editor of Atheism in Five Minutes (Equinox, 2022), and coauthor of Media Portrayals of Religion and the Secular Sacred (Ashgate, 2013, now Routledge). He has published and taught extensively about religion and atheism in films, popular culture, popular music, news, and digital media.