Spring Conference 2023

The Spring Conference is the highlight of NOSTERā€™s curriculum: spend two days at conference venue Abdij MariĆ«nkroon near Den Bosch in order to engage with the work of peers and to...

Symposium ā€˜Understanding Judaism: New Approaches to Rabbinic Literatureā€™ (20&21 March 2023)

The board of the Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum foundation is thrilled to extend its invitation to you to join the two-day symposium ā€˜Understanding Judaism: New Approaches to...

Two-Day Masterclass ā€œUnesco and the Politics of Religious Heritageā€ 2023

Are you fascinated by the relationship between religion, politics, and heritage? Would you like to learn more about the role of UNESCO on these topics? Then join the two-day...

Lecture and Masterclass on Thinking about Liberal Faith with Willem B. Drees

On 24 March 2023, De Vrijzinnige Lezing (The Liberal Lecture) will take place in Utrecht with Professor dr. Willem B. Drees, titled ā€œAgnostisch Ć©n religieus? Vrijzinnig geloof in het licht van...

Midyear Meeting 2023

Halfway through the year, the Midyear Meeting focuses on career perspectives, both within and outside academia. As an academic community of emerging and senior scholars, NOSTER offers a valuable...

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 ā€˜academic conferenceā€™ 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 Burchardtā€™s book Regulating Difference: Religious Diversity and Nationhood in the Secular WestĀ  (Rutgers University Press, 2020) just received the Best Book Award from the International Society...

Workshop on ā€˜Prefigurative Politicsā€™ 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 ā€“ or rather anticipating...