IARG Conference 2021

Religious Transformation And Gender

Contestations In/And The Study Of Religion, Gender And Sexuality

On the 11th and 12th of March, IARG proudly presents their annual conference and general assembly in collaboration with the final conference of the NWO project ‘Beyond ‘Religion versus Emancipation’: Gender and Sexuality in Women’s Conversions to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in Contemporary Western Europe‘, led by professor dr. Anne-Marie Korte. The conference is organized by professor dr. Anne-Marie Korte, dr. Mariecke van den Berg, dr. Nella van den Brandt and Lieke Schrijvers MA at Utrecht University. It will take place the 11th and 12th of March 2021. The conference is going to be online.

Keynote speakers

Orit Avishai
Professor of Sociology, Fordham University

Tracy Fessenden
Steve and Margaret Forster Professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious
Studies and Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict, Arizona State University

Esra Özyürek
Sultan Qaboos Professor in Abrahamic Religions and Shared Values, Divinity Faculty at
Cambridge University.

Yvonne Sherwood
Professor of Biblical Cultures and Politics, University of Kent

Call for papers and more information

For more information and the call for papers, please visit the official website of the project  Religious Transformation and Gender Contestations in/and the study of religion, gender and sexuality.

The deadline for the call for papers is the 15th of October 2020.