Kick-Off on Religion and Nationalism

On Friday 7 October, NOSTER organizes its annual Kick-Off in Nijmegen. The full programme is for NOSTER ReMA students and PhD candidates, but senior members of NOSTER are invited...

Bi-annual conference Jewish and Christian Perspectives consortium: ‘Memory: In search for lost time’

The bi-annual conference of the ‘Jewish and Christian Perspectives’ consortium on the topic of ‘Memory: In search for lost time’ will be held from 9 until 12 May 2022....

Spring Conference 2022

The Spring Conference is an ideal opportunity to discover the ‘academic conference’ formula, to share knowledge and experiences and to strengthen our academic community. We will be staying at...

Religion, Secularization, Heritage: An interview with Marian Burchardt

Professor dr Marian Burchardt’s book Regulating Difference: Religious Diversity and Nationhood in the Secular West  (Rutgers University Press, 2020) just received the Best Book Award from the International Society...

Workshop on ‘Prefigurative Politics’ as a Lens for Researching Religious Practices

The exploratory workshop on the concept of prefigurative politics that was scheduled for Friday 26 November has been postponed towards spring 2022 (see below). Instead – or rather anticipating...

New Funding Opportunities

To encourage cooperation between researchers from different institutions, NOSTER offers two types of funding in 2022. As in previous years, there is funding available for organising conferences or symposiums...

Enrol for Kick-Off, Seminars, and more!

A new academic year has arrived! This means that you can register for the Kick-off, Seminars, and more. Registered users have received a Moodle account and can enrol in the courses...

NOSTER Starts Using Online Learning Environment Moodle

NOSTER has launched its brand new online learning environment recently! We found that our website and registration systems are in need of an update. In addition, the pandemic has...

In memoriam Vincent Brümmer (Stellenbosch 30 December 1932 – Bilthoven, 30 March 2021)

In the Holy Week of 2021, the first academic director of NOSTER, Professor Vincent Brümmer, died at the age of 88. When spending Christmas 2017 in Gambia, where his...