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Feb 8, 2018

Out of seven excellent doctoral dissertations the award committee selected Stefan Binder’s dissertation, titled 'Total Atheism: Making mental revolutions in South India' as the most original and innovative. In addition, the dissertation was also considered to contribute the most to religious studies as an academic discipline, balancing carefully between ethnographic data and theoretical debates.


Oct 18, 2017

Masterclass with Peter van der Veer

On Wednesday 18 October, in conjunction with the NGG lustrum conference, there will be a masterclass for upcoming scholars (esp. PhD candidates and postdocs) on Peter van der Veer’s new book The Value of Comparison (Duke University Press, 2016). Together with the author, participants will discuss problems related to limitations and possibilities of comparison in the study of religion on the basis of the book.


Participation is free, but admission is required.


For more information about the masterclass, pleaes visit the master class website.

For more information about the lustrum conference on the Dymanics of Religious Diversity, clickhere.