prof.dr. Heleen Zorgdrager (PThU) and prof. dr. Anne-Marie Korte (UU).
This ongoing seminar meets monthly (ten meetings during 2016 – 2017) and offers a forum to present and discuss the PhD research projects of the participants. The sessions alternately focus on the exploration of current debates in the multidisciplinary field of Religion, Theology and Gender and on the mastering of dissertation skills, both in relation to the research projects of the participants. Dissertation skills that are trained include styles of writing, references and bibliography, personal commitment and academic distantiation, publishing strategies, choosing and defending scientific methods and positions
Course objectives: The course aims at supporting the participants during their PhD-work by introducing them to current issues of scholarly debate and by developing their dissertation skills through workshops and intervision.
– The student is able to participate in collegial discussions of ongoing work, and to present and defend his or her own work in ways that meet academic standards.
– The student is able to assess and to discuss theoretical and methodical aspects of research in the field of Religion, Theology and Gender.
Participation: Registration is required, and a certificate of attendance will be given to the students after finishing the course. When logged in to your personal account on the NOSTER website a register button will appear on the right. In case you are an external student your promotor has to send NOSTER an email (email@example.com), giving his or her consent with your participation.
Costs: Participation is free for NOSTER members. For those who are no NOSTER member the fees are €125,-.
Number of sessions: Ten sessions per year of three hours each. Members of the seminar are expected to participate during two full academic years or to attend 20 sessions during a longer period of participation.
Teaching methods: Assignments, presentations, responses and discussions
Testing methods: Active participation, delivery of prepared critical comments
Required reading: Research papers of participants, selected readings concerning current debates in the field of Religion, Theology and Gender
Course-specific Admission requirements:
The course is open to PhD-students and research master students with systematic, literary and historical approaches in the field of theology and religious studies, and an interest in de study of gender and sexuality. Also PhD-students from anthropology and humanities interested in the study of religion and gender can participate. For further information, please contact the office (firstname.lastname@example.org).