dr. Martijn Oosterbaan
M.Oosterbaan@uu.nl
Associate Professor
Social Sciences - Cultural Anthropology
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Profile

Martijn Oosterbaan studied Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. He acquired his PhD at the Amsterdam School of Social science Research, University of Amsterdam. While finishing his dissertation he obtained a Postdoc position at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen, as a researcher in the NWO research project New Media, Public Sphere and Urban Culture. In 2014 he became Associate Professor at the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Utrecht University.

Martijn Oosterbaan has published on Pentecostalism, mass media and the city in Brazil and in Europe (see publications). At present his research focuses on religious-political transformations in Brazil as a result of the widespread use of mass media and on Brazilian migration to Europe in relation to questions concerning transnationalism, religion, diaspora and new media. One new branch of his research on religion in urban contexts concerns cross-fertilizations between religion and women soccer in Dutch cities.


Expertises

Latin America (especially Brazil), anthropology of religion and media. Urban studies, virtual ethnography, transnationalism and diaspora.


Research

Martijn Oosterbaan is cooperating partner of the international research program Global Prayers (http://globalprayers.info).

Martijn Oosterbaan is co-applicant of the NWO funded research project: 'The Popular Culture of Illegality: Criminal Authority and the Politics of Aesthetics in Latin America and the Caribbean' on the aesthetic practices that shape the socio-political authority of criminal gangs. For details about the project see: http://www.nwo.nl/onderzoek-en-resultaten/onderzoeksprojecten/61/2300180961.html

Martijn Oosterbaan is co-applicant of the NWO funded research project: 'The Popular Culture of Illegality: Criminal Authority and the Politics of Aesthetics in Latin America and the Caribbean' on the aesthetic practices that shape the socio-political authority of criminal gangs. For details about the project see: http://www.nwo.nl/onderzoek-en-resultaten/onderzoeksprojecten/61/2300180961.html

Martijn Oosterbaan is co-applicant of the NWO funded research project 'From Football Wives to Women's Football: An Interdisciplinary Research on the Social Impact of Women's and Girls' Football in The Netherlands. For details about the project see: http://www.nwo.nl/onderzoek-en-resultaten/onderzoeksprojecten/67/2300177967.html


Academic affiliations

Martijn Oosterbaan is chairman of the Etnofoor associoation, the Dutch Anthropological Academic Journal. For information about the journal see: www.etnofoor.nl

Martijn Oosterbaan is board member of the  Dutch Association of Anthropologists (Antropologen Beroepsvereniging) on behalf of the Department of Cultural Anthropology of Utrecht University. For more information about the Dutch Association of Anthropologists see: www.antropologen.nl

 

Strategic themes / Focus areas
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Articles in Refereed Journals

-        ‘Religious Experiences of Stasis and Mobility in Contemporary Europe: Undocumented Pentecostal Brazilians in Amsterdam and Barcelona’, Social & Cultural Geography 15(6) 2014, pp 664-682.

-        Editorial Special Issue: 'Public religion and urban space in Europe', Social & Cultural Geography 15(6) 2014, pp 591-602.

-        Virtually Global: Online Evangelical Cartography’, Social Anthropology 19(1) 2011, pp 56–73. Wiley-Blackwell.

-        ‘Virtual Migration. Brazilian Diasporic Media and the Reconfigurations of Place and Space’, Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales 26(1) 2010. Poitiers.

-        ‘Sonic Supremacy: Sound, Space and the Politics of Presence in a Favela in Rio de Janeiro’, in Critique of Anthropology 29(1) 2009, pp 81-104. London: Sage Publications.

-        ‘Spiritual Attunement: Pentecostal Radio in the Soundscape of a Favela in Rio de Janeiro’, in Social Text 26(3) 2008, pp 123-145. Durham: Duke University Press.

-        ‘Mass Mediating the Spiritual Battle: Pentecostal Appropriations of Mass Mediated Violence in Rio de Janeiro’, Material Religion, vol 1(3) 2005, pp. 358-385. New York: Berg Publishers.

-         ‘Escrito pelo Diabo: Interpretações Pentecostais das Telenovelas’, in Religião e Sociedade 23 (2) 2003, pp 53-76. Rio de Janeiro: ISER

Academic Journal Articles

-        ‘Big Brother Brazil and the Evangelical Response’, in Etnofoor, XV (1/2) 2002, pp 259-269. Amsterdam.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

-        ‘Religion, Popular Culture and the City: Pentecostalism, Carnival and Carioca Funk in Rio de Janeiro’. In: Lanz, Stephan et al. (ed.). Global Prayers. 2013. Zurich: Lars Müller Publishers.

-        ‘Orkontros: Brazilian Migrants, Social Network Sites and the European City’. In: Zijlmans, K. et al. (eds.). Understanding Contemporary Culture: New Directions in Arts & Humanities Research. 2013. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

-        ‘Virtual Re-evangelization: Brazilian Churches, Media and the Postsecular City’. In: Beaumont, J, A. Molendijk and C. Jedan. Exploring the Postsecular: the religious, the political, the urban. Brill’s International Series in Religion and Society. 2010. Leiden: Brill.

-        ‘Purity and the Devil: Community, Media and the Body Pentecostal Adherents in a Favela in Rio de Janeiro. In: Birgit Meyer (ed.), Aesthetic Formations: Media, Religion, and the Senses. 2009. New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

All publications
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, Martijn (2014). Religious experiences of stasis and mobility in contemporary Europe - undocumented Pentecostal Brazilians in Amsterdam and Barcelona. Social and cultural geography, 15 (6), (pp. 664-682) (19 p.).
  2013 - Scholarly publications
de Witte, M. & Oosterbaan, M. (2013). Introduction: Gold. Etnofoor, 25 (1), (pp. 7-13) (7 p.). Special issue: Gold, edited by M. Oosterbaan and M. de Witte.
Oosterbaan, M. (2013). 'Orkontros: Brazilian Migrants, Social Network Sites and the European City'. In K. Zijlmans (Eds.), Understanding Contemporary Culture: New Directions in Arts & Humanities Research (pp. 37-50) (14 p.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
Oosterbaan, M. (2013). 'Religion, Popular Culture and the City: Pentecostalism, Carnival and Carioca Funk in Rio de Janeiro'. In Stephan Lanz (Eds.), Global Prayers (pp. 448-463) (16 p.). Zurich: Lars Müller Publishers.
  2013 - Other output
M. Oosterbaan (24.05.2013). 'Anthropological Approaches to Governmentality: the State and its Shadows'. Annual Conference Dutch Anthropological Association. Panel organization: The Popular Culture of Illegality: Informal Sovereignty and the Politics of Aesthetics..
M. Oosterbaan (18.03.2013). Samba Gospel: Carnival, Media and Religious Transgression in Rio de Janeiro. CA-DS Staff Seminar, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, Leiden University.
M. Oosterbaan (04.04.2013). Samba Gospel: Carnival, Media and Religious Transgression in Rio de Janeiro. Ethnological Seminar, Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Zurich.
  2011 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, Martijn (01.02.2011). Virtually global - Online evangelical cartography. Social anthropology, 19 (1), (pp. 56-73) (18 p.).
Oosterbaan, M. (2011). Virtually Global: Online Evangelical Cartography. Social anthropology, 19 (1), (pp. 57-73) (17 p.).
  2011 - Other output
M. Oosterbaan (05.03.2011). Mídia, Pentecostalismo e Trabalho de Campo Antropológico. Rio de Janeiro, Presentation: UFRRJ - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
M. Oosterbaan (07.07.2011). Religion and Urban Space. Annual RC21 Conference 2011: The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings.
  2010 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, M. (2010). Virtual Migration. Brazilian Diasporic Media and the Reconfigurations of Place and Space. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 26 (1), (pp. 81-102) (22 p.).
Oosterbaan, M. (2010). Virtual Re-evangelization: Brazilian Churches, Media and the Postsecular City. In J. Beaumont, A. Molendijk & C. Jedan (Eds.), Exploring the Postsecular: the religious, the political, the urban (pp. 281-308) (28 p.). Leiden: Brill.
  2010 - Other output
M. Oosterbaan (21.05.2010). Paper Presentation: Spiritual Attunement, Urban Soundscapes of Pentecostalism in Rio deJaneiro. International Workshop: Sound of Global Prayers. MetroZones Center for Urban Affairs.
  2009 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, M. (2009). Purity and the Devil: Community, Media and the Body Pentecostal Adherents in a Favela in Rio de Janeiro. In Birgit Meyer (Eds.), Aesthetic Formations: Media, Religion, and the Senses New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Oosterbaan, Martijn (2009). Sonic Supremacy Sound, Space and Charisma in a Favela in Rio de Janeiro. Critique of Anthropology, 29 (1), (pp. 81-104) (24 p.).
  2009 - Other output
Oosterbaan, M. (01.06.2009). Paper presentation: Deliver this city: Pentecostalism, Violence and the Public Sphere in Rio de Janeiro. Panel Religion, Inequality and the Public Sphere in Latin America - Part 1. LASA.
M. Oosterbaan (26.05.2009). Paper presentation: Global Christianity: Internet, Cartography and Community. Workshop: 'What is a Medium' in honour of the inaugural lecture of Prof. Patrick Eisenlohr.
  2008 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, M. (2008). 'Spiritual Attunement: Pentecostal Radio in the Soundscape of a Favela in Rio de Janeiro'. Social Text, 26 (3), (pp. 123-145) (362 p.).
  2008 - Other output
M. Oosterbaan (26.09.2008). Lezing 'Brazilië: De moderne trek naar de stad, Rio de Janeiro 1888-1960'. Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam, Lezingenreeks. Stadsverkenningen. Herman Belien en Ineke van Tol.
M. Oosterbaan (07.03.2008). Paper presentation: Shifting Politics: Transnationalism, Power and Politics. Conference Shifting Politics: Transnationalism, Power and Politics. Faculty of Philosophy.
  2005 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, Martijn (01.12.2005). Mass mediating the spiritual battle - Pentecostal appropriations of mass mediated violence in Rio De Janeiro. Material Religion, 1 (3), (pp. 358-385) (28 p.).
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