Centre for Religion and Public Life Seminar
17th March, 1-2.30pm, Botany House Research Room, 1.03
All are welcome to a special Centre for Religion and Public Life seminar on gender and religion conversion to Islam, Christianity and Judaism in contemporary Europe, with Dr Mariecke van den Berg, Dr Nella van den Brandt, and Lieke Schrijvers from Utrecht University in the Netherlands.
These scholars are working on a Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) project, ‘Beyond Religion vs Emancipation: Gender and Sexuality in Women’s Conversions to Judaism, Christianity and Islam in Contemporary Western Europe’ https://conversion.sites.uu.nl/.
Saying No to Jesus: a Theology of Failed Conversion (Mariecke van den Berg)
Losing Faith and Complicating Belonging: Modernity, Ethnicity and Shattered Selves (Nella van den Brandt)
Women becoming Jewish: Daughters of Sarah and Avraham (Lieke Schrijvers)
Please join us for what will be a stimulating discussion on the process and experiences of religious conversion and de-conversion in the contemporary world.