Nederlandse Onderzoekschool voor Theologie en Religiewetenschap
Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion

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Multidisciplinary Research Seminar in Religion, Theology and Gender

0,25 EC 21 Sep 2018


Teaching staff: prof. dr. A.J.A.C.M. (Anne-Marie) Korte (UU).
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 PhD work by introducing them to current issues of scholarly debate and by developing their dissertation skills through workshops and interaction with peers.
Final qualifications:

  • The participant 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 participant is able to assess and to discuss theoretical and methodical aspects of research in the field of Religion, Theology and Gender.

Assessment methods: Active participation, delivery of prepared critical comments.
Teaching methods: Assignments, presentations, responses and discussions.
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.
Place: Utrecht (UU).
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.
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 ReMA students and PhD candidates using systematic, literary and historical approaches in the field of theology and religious studies, and an interest in the study of gender and sexuality. ReMA students and PhD candidates from anthropology and the humanities interested in the study of religion and gender can also participate. For further information, please contact the office (


  • 21 Sep 2018 10:00 13:00
    Nijmegen, as part of the NOSTER Opening of the Academic Year. More information t.b.a.


Janskerkhof 13, Utrecht, Nederland
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