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

2.5 EC 01 Jan 1970


This Research Seminar will be inactive during the academic year 2019-2020. ReMA students and PhD candidates doing historical research in theology and religious studies with a focus on textual and material analysis are welcome to participate in the Research Seminar Biblical Studies, which will adapt its scope to the needs of the actual participants.

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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 research results, etc.).
Course objectives: The course aims at supporting the participants during their research and developing their skills.
Final qualifications:

  • The participant is able to take part 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 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 (70 hours).


  • 07 Feb 2020 10:30 12:30
    Part of Midyear Meeting at Radboud University, Nijmegen
  • 01 Jan 1970


Universiteit Utrecht, Domplein, Utrecht, Nederland
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