Giulia Evolvi is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) at Bochum University, Germany, where she works on religion and media. Giulia received her PhD in Media Studies from the University of Colorado Boulder, with a dissertation about counter-hegemonic digital media use of minority religious groups in Italy. She earned a bachelor in Asian Languages and Culture from the University of Venice and a master in Religious Studies from the University of Padua, Italy. Giulia studied at the Denis Diderot University in Paris for six months and was an intern at the press office of the Italian Embassy in Tokyo. She also worked for two years as Project Officer for European NGOs in Brussels. Her current research interests are religious change and secularization in the West, digital discourses about Islam and Islamophobia in Europe, minority religious groups’ media practices in relation to the Internet.