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dr. M. (Mathilde) van Dijk

Lecturer in History of Christianity and Gender StudiesUnivLecturer History of Christianity and Gender Studies/Associate Director Centre for Religion and Heritage/Coordinator Minor Gender and Diversity in Science, Society and Culture


  Mathilde van Dijk is an expert in both the history of late medieval reform movements and the appropriation of the (medieval) religious past in contemporary (popular) culture, in connection to genderstudies. Her specialty is immaterial heritage: how, again and again, Christian ideas are used and re-used in past and present cultures.

Other positions

Additional function: Director Institute of Christian Cultural Heritage
Board Member Society for Dutch Church History
Programme Director Research School Medieval Studies
Last modified:01 March 2024 11.14 a.m.

Contact information

Oude Boteringestraat 38
9712 GK Groningen
The Netherlands

Faculty of theology and religious studies