Preliminary Programme

Showing: room T (all days)
Wed 18 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 19 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 20 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 21 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 18 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
T-1 REL03 Religious Tolerance and Peace in the Early Modern World: New Comparisons *
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizers: Henning P. Jürgens, Christophe Schellekens Discussants: -
Henning P. Jürgens : The Confederation of Warsaw – a Milestone in the History of Religious Tolerance?
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 18 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
T-2 REL04 Early Modern Material and Visual Culture: Home and Beyond
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizer: Silvia Evangelisti Discussant: Benedetta Borello
Francesca Cappelletti : Talking Walls. Display of Paintings and Conversation on Art in Roman Baroque Palaces
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 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
T-3 REL05 Notions of Privacy as an Analytical Catalyst in the Study of Early Modern Religion
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizer: Mette Birkedal Bruun Discussants: -
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



Wednesday 18 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
T-4 REL06 Scandals, Corruption and Ecclesiastical Judges (16th -18th C.)
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chair: Anna Bellavitis
Organizer: Benedetta Borello Discussant: Silvia Evangelisti
Benedetta Borello : Feelings on Corruption within the Papal Court between the Notion of ‘Scandal’, 'Outrage’ and ‘Sloth’(17th – 18th C.)
Simona Feci : Forms of Corruption and Jurisdictional Network: a Case Study in Baroque Rome
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 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
T-5 REL02 Religion across Borders
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizer: Penny Roberts Discussants: -
Antonella Cagnolati : Shaping her Identity by Faith: the Letters of Olimpia Morata in the Renaissance
Graeme Murdock : Crossing Borders and Religious Identity: the Borderland of Savoy and Geneva
Penny Roberts : The Dangers and Practicalities of Communication across Borders during the French Religious Wars
Andrew Spicer : Migration and Religious Identity: Fabrice de la Bassecourt (1578–1650)



Thursday 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
T-6 REL07 The Religious Sensorium. Addressing Non-textual Realms of Faith
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chair: Marina Hilber
Organizer: Tine Van Osselaer Discussant: Marina Hilber
Merlijn Gabel : The Tyrol-experience. How Sensing the Supernatural Supported the Idea of a Tyrolian Catholic Identity in the 19th-Century
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



Thursday 19 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
T-7 REL08 Gender and Catholicism in Modern Europe
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizer: Carol Harrison Discussants: -
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
Caroline Muller : Seeking the Best Confessional: Authority of the Confessor and Feminine Resistances in Nineteenth-Century France
Yvonne Maria Werner : Clerical Sisters and Feminine Priests – Gender Constructions among Catholic Missionaries in the Nordic Countries in the Era of Ultramontanism



Thursday 19 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
T-8 REL09 Religion and Social Change in the Twentieth Century
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chair: Agata Ignaciuk
Organizer: John Wood Discussant: Peter Webster
Benedikt Brunner : Sacred Chance or Idol of Decay? Christian Intellectuals in Germany between Rejection and Hopes for the Future in the Long 1960s
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
Manfred Sing : Biopolitics and Islam: Controversies about the Life Sciences in Islamic Contexts
John Wood : Christian Intellectuals in Britain and the Challenge of Technology from the 1930s to the 1950s



Friday 20 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
T-9 REL01 Jesuit European Mission: Networks, Strategies, Identities and Gender
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
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 20 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
T-10 REL10 New Perspectives on Secularisation
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
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 20 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
T-11 REL11 Representations of Religious Coexistence in Contemporary Secular Society across Europe *
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chair: Riho Altnurme
Organizer: Riho Altnurme Discussants: -
Kaarel Kuurmaa : YouTube Channels: Source for the Representations of Religious Coexistence
John Maiden : 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 20 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
T-12 REL12 Memory, Heritage and the Political in the Context of Religious Pluralism and Tolerance *
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
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
Nadia Hindi : Three Muslim Initiatives for religious understanding
Merve Reyhan Kayikci : The contemporary representation of Islamic Heritage in European Musea
Naum Trajanovski : The 2001 Ohrid Framework Agreement (OFA)



Saturday 21 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
T-13 REL13 Religious Change in Socio Cultural Contexts
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Jeffrey Hardy : Seeking Converts among the Converted: the Camp for Sectarians in Khrushchev’s Gulag
Emilio Lehoucq : The Paths of Institutionally Embedded Religious Change in Latin America: Colombia, El Salvador, and Beyond
Raúl Mínguez, Eider de Dios Fernández : Fear, Hope and Disappointment. Changing Identities of Progressive Catholic Women in Spain (1939-2015)
Renata Siuda-Ambroziak : Brazilian Spiritism and its Socio-Cultural Contexts



Saturday 21 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
T-14 REL14 Early Modern Religious Cultures
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Tobias Budke : Puritans bearing Gifts
Leonor Dias Garcia : 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)



Saturday 21 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
T-15 REL15 Religion, State Politics and Migration
Reuvensplaats 4, 101E
Network: Religion Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Margreet Dieleman : Migration of Men, Migration of Ideas. Prescription and Practice of Protestant Baptism: Real Debates or Old Resentments? France 1675 – United Provinces 1695
Sopio Kadagishvili : Reflection of State Religious Politics in Georgian Hagiographies (IV-VIII cc.)
Ella Viitaniemi : Deaneries as Administrative, Political and Religious Areas in the Late 18th Century Swedish Realm


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