University Lecturer Dr Erin Wilson of the Faculty of Theology and Religious has been admitted to De Jonge Academie (The Young Academy, DJA).
The DJA is a platform within the
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) for young, world-class scientists and scholars with an innovative vision on science and scholarship and related policy. The DJA organizes inspirational activities for various target groups in the field of science and scholarship communication. Every year the DJA selects 10 new members from among researchers who gained a PhD less than 10 years ago
. Two other young researchers of the University of Groningen have also been admitted to De Jonge Academie: dr. Lude Franke and dr Merel Keijzer.
Erin Wilson is a University Lecturer in Religion and Politics. Her research is at the interface where religious studies, international relations and philosophy meet, and aims to develop a new theoretical framework for the role of religion in issues in national and international politics. Her research in the fields of human rights, migration, gender equality and radicalization is regularly applied to national and international politics and policy documents as well as by practical experts in societal organizations.
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