Two vacancies at Leiden university

Deadline September 1th: University Lecturer in Hinduism and Material Religion :https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2022/kwartaal-3/22-45712221university-lecturer-in-hinduism-and-material-religion University Lecturer in Chinese Religions: https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/vacancies/2022/kwartaal-3/22-45612203university-lecturer-in-chinese-religions […]

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“Tyrants, Heroes, and Martyrs”; UvA symposium to honour Jan Willem van Henten at the time of his retirement

Date: 23 June 2022Time: 10:00 – 15:45Place: VOC-zaal, Bushuis/Oost-Indisch Huis, Kloveniersburgwal 48,Amsterdam Program: 10.00-10.30: Doors open10.30-10.45: Welcome and introduction10.45-11.30: Athalya Brenner-Idan (University of Amsterdam/TelAviv University), “Sister Figures in the Hebrew BibleRevisited: Some Reflections” 11.30-12.15: Adele Reinhartz (University of Ottawa), “Martyrdom and the ‘Parting of the Ways’” 12.15-13.30: lunch13.30-14.15: Jeremy Punt (Stellenbosch University), “Paul, Politics, and […]

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Leiden Symposium on New Religiosity, 11th of april

In this symposium, we are exploring the varieties of divinatory practice. These techniques are a way to envi-sion, predict and understand the individual’s life from the perspective of the sacred world. Whether cast as mere funfair fortune-telling or as the most earnest augury, if religion refers to the bonding between humansand Gods, divination, like prayer, […]

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Public keynote lecture Conrad Hackett on March 31, Amsterdam

Conrad Hackett, associate director and senior demographer at Pew Research Center, will deliver a public keynote presentation on March 31 at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam, titled: “Mixed Signals: The Challenges of Measuring Changes in The Global Religious Landscape.” It is possible to attend by registering by sending an e-mail to […]

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Two-day conference: Materiality, Gender and Sensemaking, University of Groningen

On Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 May 2022, the Centre for Religion, Health and Wellbeing organizes a two-day conference: ‘Materiality, Gender and Sensemaking: Religion and Secularity in Everyday Life’ Organizing committee: Eline Huygens, Nella van den Brandt, and Jelle Wiering https://www.rug.nl/research/centre-for-religious-studies/more-information/conferences/materiality-gender-and-sensemaking?fbclid=IwAR2vaHQp_NjBbu6QrumYhkE0tQYnCYqvfFgUQ-PBBDCLej_MAm5VVtGPCpw […]

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