Honorary Research Associate Professor
Contact Details:
Email: l.hume@uq.edu.au
PhD, University of Queensland, Brisbane
MA, University of Calgary, Canada
BA, University of Calgary, Canada
Research interests:
  • Anthropology of the senses
  • Anthropology, religion and spirituality
  • Shamanism
  • Aboriginal Australia
  • Consciousness studies
  • Ritual and spiritual practices cross-culturally
  • Trance and Esotericism
  • Anthropology methodology and fieldwork
  • Anthropology, religion and dress
  • Techniques for altering consciousness
  • New Religious Movements
  • Paganism and Neo-Paganism
  • Cross-cultural approaches to death and the afterlife
Associate Professor Hume's publications

Other Activities and Service:
  • Member of the International Editorial Board for Journal of Contemporary Religion, with Professor Peter B Clarke, University of London, as editor for journal (2002 ongoing).
  • Member of Editorial Board for Australian Religion Studies Review (2003 ongoing).
  • On Board of Editorial Consultants for: Fieldwork in Religion (Equinox), Journal of Contemporary Religion (Routledge), Nova Religio (University of California Press) and Australian Religion Studies Review (Equinox).

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