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 mass media and the city in Brazil and in Europe (see publications). At present his research focuses on urban and religious transformations in Brazil in relation to the widespread use of mass 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), urban studies, anthropology of religion and media.


Research

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

Martijn Oosterbaan was cooperating partner of the international research program Global Prayers: Redemption and Liberation in the City that ran from 2010 till 2014 (http://globalprayers.info).

Strategic themes / Focus areas
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Books:

 

Transmitting the Spirit: Religious Conversion, Media and Urban Violence in Brazil. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017.

 

Vrouwenvoetbal in Nederland: Spiegel en Katalysator van Maatschappelijke Verandering (Women’s Soccer in the Netherlands: Mirror and Catalyst of Societal Change). Klement Press, 2017. Edited volume with Martine Prange.

 

Articles in Refereed Journals:

 

Forthcoming/2017. ‘Transposing Brazilian Carnival: Religion, Cultural Heritage and Secularism in Rio de Janeiro.’ American Anthropologist.

'Entrepreneurial Religion in the Age of Neoliberal Urbanism', International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 40(3) 2016, pp 487-506. With Stephan Lanz.

'Batman Returns - Brazilian Conflicts and the Popular Culture of Sovereignty', Conflict and Society: Advances in Research, 1(1), 2015, pp 197–215.

'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’, Critique of Anthropology 29(1) 2009, pp 81-104.

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

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

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

 

Academic Journal Articles:

 

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

 

Chapters in Edited Volumes:

 

'Gospel Funk - Pentecostalism, Music and Popular Culture in Rio de Janeiro. The Spirit of Praise - Music and Worship in Global Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity (pp. 262-278). University Park: Penn State University Press.

'Mediating Culture - Charisma, Fame, and Sincerity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism (pp. 161-176). 2015. New York: New York University Press.

‘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
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, M. & Lanz, Stephan (2016). Entrepreneurial Religion in the Age of Neoliberal Urbanism. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
  2015 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, M. (2015). Batman Returns - Brazilian Conflicts and the Popular Culture of Sovereignty. Conflict and Society: Advances in Research, 1 (1), (pp. 197–215) (19 p.).
Oosterbaan, M. (2015). Gospel Funk - Pentecostalism, Music and Popular Culture in Rio de Janeiro. In Monique M. Ingalls & Amos Yong (Eds.), The Spirit of Praise - Music and Worship in Global Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity (pp. 262-278). University Park: Penn State University Press.
Oosterbaan, M. (2015). Mediating Culture - Charisma, Fame, and Sincerity in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In Simon Coleman & Rosalind I. J. Hackett (Eds.), The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism (pp. 161-176). New York: New York University Press.
  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'
M. Oosterbaan (18.03.2013) Samba Gospel: Carnival, Media and Religious Transgression in Rio de Janeiro
M. Oosterbaan (04.04.2013) Samba Gospel: Carnival, Media and Religious Transgression in Rio de Janeiro
  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
M. Oosterbaan (07.07.2011) Religion and Urban Space
  2010 - Scholarly publications
Oosterbaan, M. (2010). Virtual Migration. Brazilian Diasporic Media and the Reconfigurations of Place and Space. Revue europeenne 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
  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
  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'
M. Oosterbaan (07.03.2008) Paper presentation: Shifting Politics: Transnationalism, Power and Politics
  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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