Dr. Paul Bramadat

Dr. Paul Bramadat
Position
Professor
History and Centre for Studies in Religion and Society
Credentials

BA (Winnipeg), MA (McGill), PhD (McMaster)

Contact
Office: Sed B102

Dr. Bramadat does not teach for the History Department.

Faces of UVic Research

CSRS website

Area

Paul is interested in the intersections between secularism, religious radicalization, securitization, post-colonialism, and religious identity in contemporary Canada. Many of his research interests revolve around emerging understandings of religious, political and ethnic identities in rapidly evolving liberal democratic societies.

Bio

Paul Bramadat received his BA in religious studies from the University of Winnipeg (1990), his MA in religion and culture from McGill University (1993) and his PhD in religious studies from McMaster University (1998). He taught in the Religious Studies Department at the University of Winnipeg from 1998 until 2008. In addition to directing the CSRS since 2008, Paul holds teaching appointments in the Department of History and the Religious Studies Program at the University of Victoria.

Major publications

2014. Bramadat, Paul. Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Refugee Settlement and Religion in British Columbia. In Journal of the American Academy of Religion. View.

2014. Windows into the Canadian Approach to Managing Religion: Refugee Policies and the Office of Religious Freedom. Recode Working Paper Series. Online Working Paper No. 22.

2014.  Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond. Paul Bramadat and Lorne Dawson, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 366pp.

2014.  The Public, the Political and the Possible: Religion and Radicalization in Canada and Beyond. In Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond. P. Bramadat and L. Dawson, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Pp. 1-34.

2014.  Conclusion. Co-authored with Lorne Dawson. In Religious Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond. P. Bramadat and L. Dawson, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Pp. 347-361.

2013.   Spirituality in Hospice Palliative Care. Paul Bramadat, Kelli I. Stajduhar and Harold Coward, eds. Albany: SUNY Press. 210pp.

2013.   Religion, Spirituality, Medical Education, and Hospice Palliative Care. Co-authored with Joseph Kaufert. In Spirituality in Hospice Palliative Care. P. Bramadat, K.I. Stajduhar and H. Coward, eds. Albany: SUNY Press. Pp. 60-85.

2013.   Introduction. Co-authored with Kelli I. Stajduhar and Harold Coward. In Spirituality in Hospice Palliative Care. P. Bramadat, K.I. Stajduhar and H. Coward, eds. Albany: SUNY Press. Pp. 1-11.

2013.   Conclusion. Co-authored with Kelli I. Stajduhar. In Spirituality in Hospice Palliative Care. P. Bramadat, K.I. Stajduhar and H. Coward, eds. Albany: SUNY Press. Pp. 164-171.

2013.   Between Secularism and Post-Secularism: A Canadian Interregnum. Co-authored with David Seljak. In The Secular State and Religious Diversity: Secularism, Tolerance, and Accommodation. A. Laliberté, B. Berman, and R. Bhargava, eds. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press. Pp. 97-119.

2013.   Vaccine Hesitancy: An Overview. Co-authored by Eve Dubé, Caroline Laberge, Maryse Guay, Paul Bramadat, Réal Roy, and Julie Bettinger. Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics 9 (8) 1–11.

2012.   ‘If perhaps only in Canada’: Reflections on Christian Joppke’s Citizenship and Immigration. Ethnicities 12 (6): 11-16.

2011.   Religion and Immigration. In Encyclopedia of Global Religion.  Wade Clark Roof and M. Juergensmeyer, eds. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage. Pp. 545-546.

2011. They Were Always Such Nice Boys: Religion, Radicalization and Securitization in Canada and Beyond. Our Diverse Cities 8: 54-58.

2011. Religion, Race, and Remembering: Indo-Caribbean Christians in Canada. Journal of the American Academy of Religion. 79 (2). Pp. 315-345.

2009. International Migration and the Governance of Religious Diversity. Paul Bramadat and Matthias Koenig, eds. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press.

2008. Christianity and Ethnicity in Canada. Paul Bramadat and David Seljak, eds. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

2008. Religion and Public Policy in Canada: An Itinerary. Studies in Religion. 37 (1): 121-143.

2005. Religion and Ethnicity in Canada. Paul Bramadat and David Seljak, eds. Toronto: Pearson Education Canada. 252pp.

2005. Toward a New Politics of Authenticity: Ethno-Cultural Representation in Theory and Practice. Canadian Ethnic Studies. 37 (1). Pp. 1-20.

2005. Religion, Social Capital and “The Day that Changed the World.” Journal of International Migration and Integration. 6 (2). Pp. 201-218.

2001. Shows, Selves, and Solidarity: Ethnic Identity and Cultural Spectacles in Canada. Canadian Ethnic Studies. 33 (3). Pp. 78-98.

2001. For Ourselves, Our Neighbours, Our Homelands: Religion in Folklorama’s Israel Pavilion. Ethnologies. 23 (1). Pp. 211-232.

2000. The Church on the World’s Turf: An Evangelical Christian Group at a Secular University. New York: Oxford University Press. 205pp.