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Dr Justin Woodman

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Department of Anthropology
Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
SE14 6NW

Office hours:
Tuesday 2pm-4pm
Thursday 11am-12pm, 2pm-5pm

I studied at Goldsmiths where I completed my doctoral research on concept and the politics of the ‘demonic’ within contemporary occultures in theUK. Current research interests include: esotericism, speculative fiction and popular culture; racism and political extremism within cultures of conspiracy; religion, cognition and the ‘New Atheism’. 


Dr Justin Woodman convenes the foundation year of the Integrated Degree in Anthropology.

He teaches the following courses:

Research interests

Anthropology of religion; contemporary esotericism and paganism; speculative literature and popular culture; the anthropology of evil; moral panics; cognition and the supernatural.

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