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Culture and Religion

Culture and religion

Secularization, increasing globalization & diversification and technological advances are influencing personal and social identities. Our scientists analyze and interpret the consequences of these developments for language, culture and religion.


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  • Vici grant for Jenny Slatman: Mind the Body in Health Care 20 Feb 2017Press release Vici grant for Jenny Slatman: Mind the Body in Health Care
    PRESS RELEASE 17 February 2017 - Professor of Medical Humanities Jenny Slatman is to receive an NWO grant worth € 1.5 million that will allow her to do further research on the meaning of the body in health care. Because the body is mainly perceived as a biological entity in health care, various embodied dimensions of health problems go off the radar. As a result, somatic problems are often given psychological explanations and mental problems are increasingly seen as brain deficiencies. Slatman wants to develop a broader view of embodiment.

  • How Trump used social media in his campaign 20 Jan 2017Direct link How Trump used social media in his campaign
    In the following paper Asya Krusteva and Kiki Bathoorn (students Online Culture: Art, Media and Society) will explain how the political figure Donald Trump uses social media and its format for his benefit.

  • Pentecost: Feast of enlightenment 12 May 2016News Pentecost: Feast of enlightenment
    This time of year Christians around the world celebrate the high feast of Pentecost, fifty days after Easter. In the Christian tradition, Pentecost is known as the ‘feast of the (holy) spirit.’ A wonderful reference, of course, but what is the significance or relevance of a feast like this in a society that is quickly shedding its Christian feathers? Frank Bosman, culture theologian, explains it all.

  • Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing by Paul Mutsaers 29 Feb 2016Direct link Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing by Paul Mutsaers
    Review of A Public Anthropology of Policing: Law Enforcement and Migrants in the Netherlands by Paul Mutsaers (Politieacademie/Tilburg University, 2015).

  • Publication: Freedom of Religion in the 21st Century 26 Nov 2015Publication Publication: Freedom of Religion in the 21st Century
    Recent history shows that a number of religious claims challenge the neutral state. How can conflicting interpretations of the relation between religion and state be balanced in our world?



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Nugteren, A.
Name dr. A. (Tineke) Nugteren
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position associate professor
Room D 210
Phone +31 13 466 2591
E-mail a.nugteren@tilburguniversity.edu
Beck, H.L.
Name prof. dr. H.L. Beck
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position Full Professor
Room D 222
Phone +31 13 466 2583
E-mail h.l.beck@tilburguniversity.edu
Arfman, W.R.
Name dr. W.R. (William) Arfman
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position Researcher
Room D 221
Phone +31 13 466 2852
E-mail w.r.arfman@tilburguniversity.edu
Post, P.G.J.
Name prof. dr. P.G.J. Post
Tilburg School of Humanities
Department of Culture Studies
Position Hoogleraar
Room D 223
Phone +31 13 466 2586
E-mail p.g.j.post@tilburguniversity.edu

Publications about Culture and religion

  • Beek, Wouter van (2016). The Kapsiki home sacrifice. In Joachim Duyndam, Anne-Marie Korte, & Marcel Poorthuis (Eds.), Sacrifice in Modernity: Community, Ritual, Identity: From Nationalism and Nonviolence to Health Care and Harry Potter. Leiden: Brill. (Studies in Theology and Religion).

  • Wulf, Mariéle (2016, October 23). Sacrifice – Action within a Relationship. In Joachim Duyndam, Annemarie Korte, & Marcel Poorthuis (Eds.), Sacrifice in Modernity: Community, Ritual, Identity: From Nationalism and Nonviolence to Health Care and Harry Potter (pp. 230-240). Leiden: Brill. (Studies in Theology and Religion, 22).

  • Koet, Bart (2016). Scriptures and Dreams: The Prophetic Identity of the Martyr Perpetua: A Narrative Mystagogy. In Paul van Geest (Ed.), Seeing through the Eyes of Faith: New Approaches to the Mystagogy of the Church Fathers (pp. 609-628). Leuven: Peeters Publishers. (Late Antique History and Religion, 11).

  • Rouwhorst, Gerard (2016). Sacrifice in Early Christianity: The Social Dimension of a Metaphor. In Joachim Duyndam, Anne-Marie Korte, & Marcel Poorthuis (Eds.), Sacrifice in Modernity:Community, Ritual, Identity: From Nationalism and Nonviolence to Health Care and Harry Potter (pp. 132-146). Leiden/Boston: Brill. (Studies in Theology and Religion, 22).

  • Alberdina Houtman (Ed.) (2016) Religious Stories in transformation: Conflict, Revision and Reception. Leiden: Brill publishers.