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

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Research Seminar Historical Research in Theology and Religious Studies

0,25 EC 21 Sep 2018


This Research Seminar is inactive during this academic year because too few participants have registered. If you are interested to participate in this Research Seminar, please contact the NOSTER office.

Teaching staff: prof. dr. H. (Henk) van den Belt (VU) en prof. dr. J.C. (James) Kennedy (UU).
Course description: This ongoing seminar offers a forum for discussion of research in the field of historical studies in theology and religion. The monthly sessions focus on: reading and discussing recent key publications in the field of historical research in theology and religious studies (church history, history of religion, history of theology, history of spirituality, etc.); presenting and discussing the participants’ research; and discussing and practicing various skills needed for academic research (such as writing research proposals, formulating the research question, defending the thesis, publishing the results of the research, etc.).
Course objectives: The course aims at supporting the participants during their research and developing their skills.
Final qualifications:

  • The participant is able to participate in collegial discussions of ongoing work and to present and defend his or her own work.
  • The participant is able to assess and discuss methodological aspects of historical research in theology and religious studies.

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).
Place: Utrecht.
Credits and workload: 2.5 EC. There are 10 sessions per year. Preparation for and participation in each session takes on average c. 7 hours altogether. You will receive 0.25 EC for active participation in each session.


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


Universiteit Utrecht, Domplein, Utrecht, Nederland
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