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Feb 12, 2018
The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion (LUCSoR), the Dutch Association for the Study of Religion (NGG), The Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion (NOSTER) in cooperation with the University of Erfurt Research Centre „Dynamics of Jewish Ritual Practices in Pluralistic Contexts from Antiquity to the Present“ are pleased to announce their joint conference on Interpreting Rituals: Historiographical Perspectives and Pluralistic Contexts, to be held on October 29-31, 2018 at Leiden University.

Oct 18, 2017

Masterclass with Peter van der Veer

On Wednesday 18 October, in conjunction with the NGG lustrum conference, there will be a masterclass for upcoming scholars (esp. PhD candidates and postdocs) on Peter van der Veer’s new book The Value of Comparison (Duke University Press, 2016). Together with the author, participants will discuss problems related to limitations and possibilities of comparison in the study of religion on the basis of the book.


Participation is free, but admission is required.


For more information about the masterclass, pleaes visit the master class website.

For more information about the lustrum conference on the Dymanics of Religious Diversity, clickhere.