Junctions: Graduate Journal of the Humanities

Since July 2017, I took over the role of editor-in-chief of  Junctions: Graduate Journal of the Humanities. We have just published our latest issue 2:2 ‘Imaginaries of the Future’, edited by Hannah Ackermans, Christopher Berrisford and Jessie Wei-Hsuan Chen. Junctions is an online, open access and peer reviewed graduate journal based at Utrecht University run…… Continue reading Junctions: Graduate Journal of the Humanities

Expert meeting: Rethinking Religion, Emancipation and Women’s Conversion

Originally posted on IARG:
The research group “Beyond ‘Religion versus Emancipation”, with IARG director prof. Anne-Marie Korte as project leader, organises its first interdisciplinary symposium at Utrecht University. Two keynote lectures by experts in the field, professor Jeanette Jouili (University of Pittsburgh) and professor Elina Vuola (University of Helsinki), will be the starting point for…

Women converting to Islam in the Netherlands: ‘van Hagelslag naar Halal’

[This blog was previously published on the website of ‘Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights’, a research focus area (and community) at Utrecht University, NL on Oct. 17 2016] In public debates in contemporary Western Europe, religious traditions are often met with suspicion when it concerns the freedom of women. Monotheistic traditions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) are in…… Continue reading Women converting to Islam in the Netherlands: ‘van Hagelslag naar Halal’