Preliminary Programme

Showing: Religion (all days)
Wed 24 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 25 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 26 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 27 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 24 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
X-1 REL03 Religious Tolerance and Peace in the Early Modern World: New Comparisons *
Matthias de Vrieshof 4, 008A
Network: Religion Chair: Bram De Ridder
Organizers: Henning P. Jürgens, Christophe Schellekens Discussant: Bram De Ridder
Henning P. Jürgens : The Confederation of Warsaw – a Milestone in the History of Religious Tolerance?
Sopio Kadagishvili : Reflection of State Religious Politics in Georgian Hagiographies (IV-VIII cc.)
Maciej Ptaszynski : The Fate and Legacy of the Confederation of Warsaw in Poland in Early Modern Times
Christophe Schellekens : The Charter of Rhode Island and the Long-term History of Religious Tolerance and Coexistence



Wednesday 24 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
T-2 REL04 Early Modern Material and Visual Culture: Home and Beyond
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizer: Silvia Evangelisti Discussants: -
Silvia Evangelisti : Paintings, Objects and Texts in the Early Modern Domestic Spaces
Ana Mafalda Lopes : Widowhood, Urban Space and Survival Strategies in XVIIIth Century Portugal
Isabel dos Guimarães Sá : Domestic Interiors and Female Agency: some Examples from the Misericórdia do Porto (1500-1700)



Wednesday 24 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
Z-4 REL06 Scandals, Corruption and Ecclesiastical Judges (16th -18th C.)
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Religion Chair: Anna Bellavitis
Organizers: - Discussant: Silvia Evangelisti
Francesca Medioli : Nuns, Monks, Judges and Courtesans: a Double Florentine Scandal (17th C.)
Maurizio Sangalli : Disobedience and Misconduct in Regular and Secular Clergy in the Early Modern Period: some Case Studies



Thursday 25 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
K-6 REL07 The Religious Sensorium. Addressing Non-textual Realms of Faith
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Religion Chair: Marina Hilber
Organizer: Tine Van Osselaer Discussant: Marina Hilber
Maria Heidegger : “The Sound of Religion” about the Listening to Noisy Suffering in the Sanatorium - the Example of Catholic Tyrol in the 19th Century
Leonardo Rossi : Performing the Passion: Forbidden Sensorial Practices in Surviving Religious Material
Kristof Smeyers : Cloth, Cotton, Social Fabric. Weaving together Material and Sensory Experiences of Religious Supernatural Phenomena in Early Twentieth-century English Local and Transnational Communities
Tine Van Osselaer : The Corpse as Evidence? Exhuming Bodies in Search of Proof of the Divine


Y-6 POL25 Crafting European Nation States through Education and the Role of Confessional Languages
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Networks: Education and Childhood , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Religion Chair: Michèle Hofmann
Organizers: Mette Buchardt, Daniel Tröhler Discussant: Johannes Westberg
Mette Buchardt : Science-based Biblical and Religion History as Nation State Crafting through Education. The Cases of Sweden, Denmark, and France 1880s-1930s
Stephanie Fox : The Germanization of Austrian Educational Sciences as Epistemological Colonial Project and Confessional Language Friction
Sara Fredfeldt Stadager : Colonial Religious Artefact Collection as National Enlightenment in Late 19th and Early 20th Century Denmark and France
Daniel Tröhler : Protestantism, the Educationalization of Social Problems, and the Formation of the National Minds in the Long 19th Century



Thursday 25 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
Q-7 REL05 Notions of Privacy as an Analytical Catalyst in the Study of Early Modern Religion
Lipsius, 227
Network: Religion Chair: Nina Koefoed
Organizer: Mette Birkedal Bruun Discussant: Nina Koefoed
Mette Birkedal Bruun : Devotional Privacy in Elizabethan England
Natália da Silva Perez : Sexual Privacy, Self-Surveillance, and the "Introduction à la vie dévote" by François de Sales
Eelco Nagelsmit : Private Matter: Exchanging Thoughts through Things in the Wake of the Thirty Years War
Lars Cyril Nørgaard : Impossible Privacies? Spiritual Direction in 17th-century France as Hermeneutics of the Self


T-7 REL08 Gender and Catholicism in Modern Europe
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Tine Van Osselaer
Organizer: Carol Harrison Discussant: Tine Van Osselaer
Angela Berlis : Council, Conflict and Coping Strategies. Liberal Catholic Women’s Way of Dealing with their Marginalization in an Ultramontane Roman Catholic Church after the First Vatican Council (1870)
Carol Harrison : Alphonse Ratisbonne, Flâneur and Convert
Carmen M. Mangion : ‘Arousing the Imagination and Exposing Modesty to Danger’: Catholic Sister-nurses and Proscribed Nursing Practices
Yvonne Maria Werner : Clerical Sisters and Feminine Priests – Gender Constructions among Catholic Missionaries in the Nordic Countries in the Era of Ultramontanism



Thursday 25 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
T-8 REL09 Religion and Social Change in the Twentieth Century
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Agata Ignaciuk
Organizer: John Wood Discussants: -
Diana Dimitrova : Belonging, Citizenship and Cultural Identity: the Radhasoami Community in Canada
Katharina Ebner : When Catholic Families Change - Pastoral Care and Marriage Counseling in Germany in the Context of New Lifestyles and Values (1968-2016)
Gladys Ganiel : Responding to Conflict in Northern Ireland: Presbyterians and Forgiveness
John Wood : Christian Intellectuals in Britain and the Challenge of Technology from the 1930s to the 1950s



Friday 26 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
T-9 REL01 Jesuit European Mission: Networks, Strategies, Identities and Gender
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Hans de Waardt
Organizers: Raisa Toivo, Rita Voltmer Discussants: -
Per Pippin Aspaas : The Transits of Venus as Springboards for Mission among the Learned (1761–69)
Fabrizio Conti : Silvestro Landini and the “Indias de por acá”: a Jesuit Missionary and the Interior Exocitism in Counter-Reformation Italy
Raisa Toivo : “The Exeptionally Promising Ground”: Jesuit Mission in 16th-century Finland and Sweden
Rita Voltmer : “Our Indians”: Jesuits and their Encounter with so called Superstition and Popular Magic in the European Peripheries



Friday 26 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
T-10 REL10 New Perspectives on Secularisation
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Hugh McLeod
Organizer: Joris van Eijnatten Discussant: Hugh McLeod
Stefan Gelfgren : How Nineteenth-century Revivalist Movements Strengthened Faith and Undermined Christendom
Patrick Pasture : Secularisation as Secularism in the Global West: a Long-term Interpretation
Joris van Eijnatten, Pasi Ihalainen : From Confessional Nationalism to Ecumenical Internationalism: the Reception of Christian (Inter)-nationalism in British, Dutch and Swedish Parliamentary Debates



Friday 26 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
T-11 REL11 Representations of Religious Coexistence in Contemporary Secular Society across Europe *
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Riho Altnurme
Organizer: Riho Altnurme Discussants: -
Kaarel Kuurmaa : YouTube Channels: Source for the Representations of Religious Coexistence
John Maiden, Stefanie Sinclair : Political Discourses about the European Migrant Crisis in Germany and the United Kingdom
Tamara Sztyma : Representations of Religious Coexistence in Jewish Museums in Europe
Karel van Nieuwenhuyse : The Multiple Faces of Interreligious Contacts throughout the Past, as Represented in Current Flemish History Textbooks for Secondary Education



Friday 26 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
T-12 REL12 Memory, Heritage and the Political in the Context of Religious Pluralism and Tolerance *
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Christophe Schellekens
Organizer: Bram De Ridder Discussants: -
Bram De Ridder : Pluralism and Tolerance in the Islamic World
Laura Galian : Religious Pluralism and Islam in Spain
Naum Trajanovski : The 2001 Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA)



Saturday 27 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
T-13 REL13 Religious Change in Socio Cultural Contexts
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: John Wood
Organizers: - Discussant: John Wood
Jeffrey Hardy : Seeking Converts among the Converted: the Camp for Sectarians in Khrushchev’s Gulag
Raúl Mínguez, Eider de Dios Fernández : Fear, Hope and Disappointment. Changing Identities of Progressive Catholic Women in Spain (1939-2015)
Shay Rozen : Bahjí Mansion - Holy Place, Heritage Site or Museum?



Saturday 27 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
T-14 REL14 Early Modern Religious Cultures
Arsenaal B0.05
Network: Religion Chair: Silvia Evangelisti
Organizers: - Discussant: Silvia Evangelisti
Leonor Dias Garcia, Joana Pinho : Notaries of the Portuguese Inquisition (1536-1755): Social Networks in the Evolution of their Careers
Juan Ibáñez Castro : The Prophetism in the Spanish Inquisition Courts in the Modern Age (16th-18th Centuries)
Igor Sosa Mayor : Failed Missions in Early Modern Catholic Globalization. The Dominican Order (1550-1700)


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