2018 – 2019
Teaching staff: dr. C.J.A. (Carl) Sterkens (RU).
Course description: This ongoing seminar meets monthly to offer a forum for discussion of ReMA or PhD research done by participants. Added to that are thematic contributions on issues like references and bibliography, personal commitment and academic distance, publishing strategies, choosing and defending empirical methods, and preparing for the public defence.
Course objectives: The course aims at supporting the participants during their PhD work and developing their skills through interaction with peers and methodological assignments.
Assessment methods: Presence and participation.
Teaching methods: Seminar: presentations and discussion with participants.
Participation and registration: Once you have created a personal account on this website and have logged-in, you can register for this Research Seminar by clicking the green “Register for this item” button on the right. If you have participated in this Research Seminar in the previous academic year, please register again for the new academic year.
Costs: Participation is free for ReMA students and PhD candidates registered at NOSTER or at any other research school in the Humanities. For others, the fees are €125. For more information about membership and costs, click here (for ReMA students) or here (for PhD candidates).
Credits: 0.25 EC per meeting.
Credits and workload: 2.5 EC. There are 10 sessions per year. Preparation for and participation in each session takes c. 7 hours altogether. You will receive 0.25 EC for active participation in each session.
Course-specific admission requirements: The course is open to PhD candidates and ReMA students in empirically oriented fields in theology and religious studies.