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 (RUG) 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.
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.
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.
Course-specific admission requirements: The course is open to PhD candidates and research master students in historically oriented fields in theology and religious studies.