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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.

Spring Meeting 2017

The Spring Meeting of the Dutch Association for the Study of Religion took place in Groningen on Thursday 18 May 2017, from 1 till 5.


Place: University of Groningen, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, Boteringestraat 38, room 130

Registration: Particaption is free; registration is not mandatory.




13.00. Arrival and coffee

13.30. Annual members meeting (including election of a new president and general secretary)

15.15. Coffee break

15.45. Book session: Presentation and discussion of recent books/journal theme issues

16.45. Drinks


Book presentations

I. Paul van der Velde (2015), De oude Boeddha in een nieuwe wereld: Verkenningen in de westerse dharma (by Paul van de Velde).


II. Markus Altena Davidsen & Egil Asprem (eds.; 2017), “Esotericism and the Cognitive Science of Religion”, special issue of Aries: Journal for the Study of Western Esotericism 17:1 (door Ardalan Emami).