Teaching staff: Professor dr. A.J.A.C.M. (Anne-Marie) Korte (UU) & dr. A.C. (Anne-Claire) Mulder (PThU).
Course description: This seminar offers a forum to present and discuss the ReMA or 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 distance, publishing strategies, choosing and defending scholarly methods and positions.
Course objectives: The course aims at supporting the participants during their research by introducing them to current issues of scholarly debate and by developing their dissertation skills through workshops and interaction with peers.
The participant is able to
Teaching methods: Assignments, presentations, responses and discussions.
Assessment methods: Participants should actively participate, should be present for at least 75% of the time and should reflect on what they have learned by filling in NOSTER PRA Form Seminars 2020-2021. Note that the first section of the form needs to be submitted prior to or shortly after the first session.
Admission: This seminar is open for PhD candidates and for second-year ReMA students. Participants in this seminar are expected to have a passive knowledge of the Dutch language – that is, they are able to read Dutch texts and follow discussions in Dutch.
Participation and registration: If you wish to participate in this seminar, you will need to register before 18 September 2020. 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).
(As long as governmental and institutional measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 do not prohibit in-person meetings such as NOSTER seminar sessions, NOSTER recommends seminar supervisors to plan at least some of their sessions on site, as this contributes significantly to the objective of building an academic community. However, it is up to seminar supervisors and participants to decide to meet plan some or all sessions online.)
Credits and workload: 2.5 EC (70 hours).