New publication: “Religious/Secular Discourses and Practices of Good Sex”

I’m happy to announce a new peer reviewed publication in the journal Culture and Religion, written together with my colleague Jelle Wiering (RUG Groningen). The past year, we wrote, thought, and presented together on the relation between sexuality and religion. Specifically, we address some concerns about the way sex and sexuality are studied in the field…… Continue reading New publication: “Religious/Secular Discourses and Practices of Good Sex”

Is religie wel zo slecht voor gelijkheid en vrijheid van vrouwen?

[Eerder gepubliceerd op de website van Utrecht Religie Forum op 16/01/2018] Door Nella van den Brandt en Lieke Schrijvers. In heel wat Westerse samenlevingen leeft vandaag de dag het idee dat religieuze tradities niet goed zijn voor de vrijheid en emancipatie van vrouwen en meisjes. Religie zou vrouwen zelfs onderdrukken. Het idee is ook dat jodendom,…… Continue reading Is religie wel zo slecht voor gelijkheid en vrijheid van vrouwen?

Let’s talk about sex… “Contested Privates: Religion and Homosexuality in Public Discourse”

This past year, I have been working on an article and conference presentation together with my dear colleague Jelle Wiering (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen). We are both anthropologists, we found out that we even studied together in the BA cultural anthropology at Utrecht University. Five years later, we are both PhD candidates in universities on different sides…… Continue reading Let’s talk about sex… “Contested Privates: Religion and Homosexuality in Public Discourse”