19 April 2024: NGG Spring Meeting

On the Value and Practice of Comparison

The NGG spring meeting of 2024 will be devoted to the practice of comparison in the study of religion. During this meeting we will host a conversation about how to conceptualize and practice comparison. The emphasis is placed on the experience of (junior) scholars, and examples from research practices.

The Spring Meeting will take place at the VU on April 19th 2024, and is organized in collaboration with Lieke Schrijvers (VU), Katja Rakow (UU), Daan Beekers (SCP).

Provisional program:

13:00 Welcome
13:15 Daan Beekers about ‘comparison and religion’ at the SCP.
13:55 Katja Rakow about ‘comparative religious studies’ in education.
14:35 Break
15:05 Lieke Schrijvers about research in comparative religious studies.
15:45 Round table
16: 30 MA-award
16:45 Closing and drinks

At the same day, at 11:00 o’clock, the general assembly of members of the NGG will take place.

Registration is required
If you want to join the Spring Meeting (afternoon program) and/or the General Assembly, please register by sending us a message via our contact form. Please make clear which part(s) of the day you would like to attend. Registration closes March 19th.