On 13 April, the third free online course offered by the University of Groningen will start: Religion and Conflict. Marjo Buitelaar is one of the lecturers. The course will examine issues such as, ‘Is religion an increasingly dominant factor in international conflicts? And if so, why is this the case? Are there other ways of looking at the relationship between religion and conflict?'
Each episode of the weekly online video magazine Unifocus includes an item related to the University of Groningen, in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
More information on course and lecturers.
Being able to give meaning to loss – that is what consolation is. Christoph Jedan, Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion, examined the consolation literature of theologians and of philosophers from classical antiquity. He...
De Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen (KHMW) heeft dit jaar Sjoerd Beugelsdijk, Lisa Herzog, Jeroen de Ridder, Moniek Tromp en Helga de Valk benoemd als nieuwe leden.
Snails being solemnly banished for nibbling too much on the crops of the inhabitants of Autun, France. Dolphins, horses, moles, and flies being sentenced in court. Sven Gins investigates these kinds of animal trials. We might have World Animal Day...
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