Dr Joshua Edelman

Associate Lecturer, Birkbeck, University of London


Previous position(s):

Research Fellow, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London

Research interests:

Performance studies and its overlaps with the anthropology of religion


Performing Religion in Public (Palgrave, 2013);

‘Clerical Betrayal and Christian Affirmation’ Performance Research 19.2 (2014);

‘‘The Debbie Friedman Problem: Performing Tradition, Memory and Modernity in Today’s Progressive Jewish Liturgy’ Liturgy 28.1 (2013)

Other roles:

Founding co-convenor, Performance and Religion Working Group of the International Federation for Theatre Research


joshua.edelman@cssd.ac.uk & j.edelman@bbk.ac.uk



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