Journal articles

Schrijvers, L.L. and J.O. Wiering (2017). Religious and Secular Discourses and Practices of Good Sex. Working paper.

Ackermans, H. and L.L. Schrijvers (2017). Introduction: Imaginaries of the Future. Junctions: Graduate Journal of the Humanities 2(2): 1-8. 

Schrijvers, L. (2017). Review of “Religious and Sexual Identities: A Multi-faith Exploration of Young Adults”. Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip and Sarah-Jane Page. Farnham and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing. Religion and Gender 6(2): 326-328.*

Schrijvers, L. (2015). “I Can Now Thank God when I Come”: Sex, Faith and the Body in the Lives of Non-Heterosexual Dutch Protestant Women. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies 18(1): 35-53.*

Schrijvers, L. (2014). Demonstrating Dutch: Nationalism and Cultural Racism in the 2013 Anti-Putin and Pro-Black Pete protests in the Netherlands. Frame: Journal of Literary Studies 27(2): 119-133.

Schrijvers, L. (2014). Review of “Queer in Europe: Contemporary Case Studies.” Edited by Lisa Downing and Robert Gillett. Tijdschrift voor Genderstudies 17(2):187-191. *

Schrijvers, L.L. (2014). ‘God, seks en liefde: Religie en seksualiteit onder niet-heteroseksuele Nederlandse protestantse vrouwen.’ Tijdschrift Vrouw en Geloof.


(2015) Lemmata ‘seksualiteit’ en ‘sex and gender’ voor de hernieuwde uitgave van Woordenboek Filosofie (1992, Harry Willemsen). Peter de Wind, ed. Antwerpen: Garant.


(2014)  ‘”I Can Now Thank God when I Come”: Religion and sexuality in the Lives of Non-Heterosexual Protestant Women in the Netherlands.’ Thesis submitted for the researchmaster Gender & Ethnicity (UU).

(2012)  ‘”Uit de Kast, in de Scene:” De rol van de gay scene in constructie en acceptatie van seksuele identiteit onder homoseksuele jongens in Nederland. Thesis ingediend voor de bachelor culturele antropologie en ontwikkelingssociologie (UU).

Conference papers

(2017)  ‘Cultural-Religious Movements: Dutch Women Converting to Islam.’ Conference paper, LOVA International Conference Ethnographies of Gender and Mobility. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (NL), July 5-7.

(2016)  ‘Dutch Women Converting to Islam in “van Hagelslag naar Halal”‘. Presentation at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University (NL), Nov. 28.

(2016)  ‘Being Dutch, Becoming Other: Representing women’s conversion to Islam in the Netherlands.’ Conference paper, Women, Religions and Gender Relations. Center for the Study of Contemporary Religions and Spiritualities, University of Turin (IT), Nov. 9-11.

(2016)  ‘Negotiating Secular and Religious Gender Discourses: Women Converting to Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Netherlands.’ Paper presentation, U4 Summer School in Gender Studies, Georg-August Universität Göttingen (DE), Aug. 15-20.

(2016)  ‘Trans* and Religion – Toward a Multi-layered Understanding of Public Images and Life Experiences of Religious Trans*people in the Netherlands.’ Paper presentation, NOG Research Day Doing Gender in the Netherlands: TRANS* Approaches, Methods & concepts, Leiden University (NL), June 10.

(2014)  ‘Loving God – Sex and Religion in the Lives of Non-Heterosexual Protestant Women.’ Paper presentation, NOG Research Day Doing Gender in the Netherlands: Feminism in Transition, University of Amsterdam (NL), May 26.

(2014)  ‘The Netherlands as Post-Secular?’ Panel paper, expertmeeting Post-secular Theory and the Study of Religion and Gender’, part of the internationalisation project ‘Interdisciplinar Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Postsecular and Queer Perspectives’, Turku (FI), April 24-25.

(2013) ‘Queer Religion and Processes of Desire’. Panel paper, expertmeeting Queer Theory and the Study of Religion and Gender, part of the NWO internationalisation project ‘Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Postsecular and Queer Perspectives’. Barnard Center for Research on Women, New York (USA), Nov. 20-21.