Amanda Haste is an independent researcher (National Coalition of Independent Scholars) and part-time lecturer at the University of Aix-Marseille, France. She holds a PhD for her research into the role of music in twenty-first-century Anglican monasticism, was a keynote speaker at the 2014 History of Women Religious conference in Glasgow and has been an invited speaker for the Anglican Forum for Theology (Paris), the Royal School of Church Music in France, and the National Coalition of Independent Scholars in the USA. Her research has been published in the Journal of Media, Religion and Digital Culture; Culture & Religion; Music and Arts in Action; The Paradox of Authenticity in a Globalized World, ed. Russell Cobb (Palgrave MacMillan, 2014); she co-edited (with Professor James Block, DePaul University, Chicago) Constructing Identity in an Age of Globalization (Paris: Ex Modio, 2015) and published All Saints and Sailors in 2014, followed by the French translation All Saints et les marins in 2015. She is currently researching the British Colony in Marseille through the prism of the Anglican chaplaincy of All Saints’ Marseille.