Institution: Lund University

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow


I’m a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies at Lund University, Sweden. My work explores ethnographically the socio-economic and demographic complexities of religion in contemporary Japan, focusing on Buddhism, depopulation, and people‚Äôs everyday lived experiences and their relation to particular pasts and imagined futures. I’m currently finishing a monograph that investigates the post-growth survival of Buddhist temple communities in regional Japan.

Paulina Kolata