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Programme

Preliminary programme

Below you will find the preliminary programme. You can download the PDF here.

Day 1

Wednesday 30 October 2019 Activity
13.00 - 13.15 Arrival and registration
13.15 - 13.30 Opening
13.30 - 14.45 Keynote by Charles Hirschkind: "What a 12th Century Muslim says to a 21st Century Christian in Andalusia: Inheriting a Complex Religious Identity"
14.45 - 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 - 16.45

Parallel sessions:

1. Food and Religious Plurality

Convener: Birgit Meyer
Speakers: Shaheed Tayob, Rashida Alhassan Adum-Atta, Nina Ter Laan

2. Creating Belonging and Drawing Boundaries through Sacred Songs

Conveners: Alexandra Dick, Christoph Günther
Speakers: Martin Ringsmut, Mark Porter, Rafique Wassan

3. Contested Conversions: Failed Conversions, Contestated Career Switches and the Desirability of Deconversion

Convener: Anne-Marie Korte
Speakers: Lieke Schrijvers, Mariecke van den Berg, Nella van den Brandt, Lucy Spoliar

16.45 - 17.00 Coffee break
17.00 - 18.30

Parallel sessions:

1. Food and Religious Plurality

Convener: Birgit Meyer
Speakers: Manpreet Janeja, Margreet van Es, Pooyan Tamimi Arab

2. Creating Belonging and Drawing Boundaries through Sacred Songs

Conveners: Alexandra Dick, Christoph Günther
Speakers: Miranda Crowdus, Clara Wenz, Alexandra Dick and Christoph Günter

3. Religion and Harmful Practices: the Production of Difference in Global and Local Response to Gender-Based Violence

Conveners: Brenda Bartelink, Tamsin Bradley, Chia Longman
Speakers: Ladan RahBari, Hannelore van Bavel, Oka Storms Movisie and Edien Bartels, Stephanie Ketterer Hobbis

Day 2

Thursday 31 October 2019 Activity
9.00 - 10.30

Parallel sessions:

1. Entangled Differences: Studying Religious Multiplicity in Frontier Zones

Convener: Birgit Meyer
Speakers: Murtala Ibrahim, Martin Luther Darko, Joseph Fosu-Ankrah

2. Secular Institutional Structures and the Production of Sameness in contexts of Religious Pluralism

Convener: Katja Rakow
Speakers: Annelise Reid, Erik Meinema, Helena van Coller, Katja Rakow

3. Public Policies and the Production of Religious Difference

Convener: Julia Martínez-Ariño
Speakers: Maria Vliek, Merve Kayikci, Raquel Carvalheira, Méadhbh McIvor

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30 Plenary Session. Roundtable: "Worldview and levensbeschouwing: Productive terms for religious studies?" led by Todd Weir, with Hans Alma, Markus Davidsen, Brenda Mathijssen and Anja Visser
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 15.00

Parallel sessions

1. Entangled Differences: Studying Religious Multiplicity in Frontier Zones

Convener: Birgit Meyer
Speakers: Kouthar Khamis, Mariam Goshadze, Angelantonio Grossi

2. Religion and Harmful Practices: the Production of Difference in Global and Local Response to Gender-Based Violence

Conveners: Brenda Bartelink, Tamsin Bradley, Chia Longman
Speakers: Sarah Fisscher, Sivane Hirsch, Maria Chipenembe and Gily Coene and Chia Longman, Elisabet Le Roux

3. Public Policies and the Production of Religious Difference

Convener: Julia Martínez-Ariño
Speakers: Brenda Mathijssen et. al., Jelle Wiering, Idowu A Akinloye, Julia Martínez-Ariño, Ayse Polat

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 - 16.45 Keynote by Heleen Murre-van der Berg: "Middle Eastern Christians on the Move: Permutations of (Religious) Difference"
18.00 - ... Dinner
Day 3

Friday 1 November 2019 Activity
9.00 - 10.30

Parallel sessions

1. Islam versus Judeo-Christian-Secular-Humanism? Islaminspired politics and National Identity in the Netherlands after the Turn to the Right

Conveners: Ernst van den Hemel, Sakina Loukili
Speakers: Tahir Abbas and Gulnaz Sibgattullina, Fazia OUtmany, Fouzia Outmany

2. Booklaunch: “Global Trajectories of Brazilian Religion: Lusospheres”

Speakers: Linda van de Kamp, Joana Bahia, Cristina Rocha and Andrea Damacena Martins Discussant: Julia Martínez-Ariño

3. Religie in het Onderwijs

Sprekers: Marjo Buitelaar, Birgit Meyer en Marije Verkerk

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30 Plenary session. Roundtable: Theorizing from the South in the Study of Religion led by Joram Tarusarira, with Diane Jeater, Kofi Simon Appiah and Ramona Jelinek-Menke
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 14.30 Plenary session. Roundtable: Ethnographic Objects and the Study of Religion in Groningen. Led by Erik Meinema. With Iris Busschers, Yme Kuiper, Lammert Leertouwer and Marleen de Witte
14.30 - ... Coffee and goodbye
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