Maria Hasfeldt Long is a Ph.D. candidate in the study of religion at Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden. She specializes in religions of the Sinosphere, specifically the Korean Peninsula. Her present research focuses on religious aspects in South Korean Neo-Confucian tradition, including ritual studies, philosophy of religion, and philology. She is also interested in Korean shamanism and its ceremonial processing of postcolonial narratives and traumas.
Hasfeldt Long received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Copenhagen University in Denmark and Sogang University in South Korea, and she is now conducting her research as a part of Linnaeus University’s Global Humanities Doctoral Programme.