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#blacklivesmatter hashtag activism primed for major impact18th June 2020
Professor Jan Blommaert specializes in superdiversity and has written extensively on identity, culture, and racism. He is Professor of Language, culture, and globalization as well as Director of Babylon, Center for the Study of Superdiversity. Tineke Bennema talked to him about the significance of the worldwide antiracism demonstrations.
Ellen Deckwitz, Stephan Enter and Asha Karami nominated for E. du Perron award 201912th March 2020
Writers Ellen Deckwitz, Stephan Enter and Asha Karami have been nominated for the E. du Perron Award 2019. The prize is awarded to writers, artists or institutions that contribute to an inclusive society through cultural expression in a broad sense. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday evening, April 16 in the LocHal in Tilburg. Then Maxim Februari will hold the ninth E. du Perron Lecture entitled 'E. du Perron en de pseudo-identiteiten’ ('E. du Perron and the pseudo-identities').
Paul Post: in the end, all rituals are about banning evil08th November 2019
Professor Paul Post, having occupied the chair of Ritual Studies for 25 years, is retiring and saying farewell to Tilburg University. In his valedictory address, he looks back on his work on rituals, more particularly on how these take on new forms.
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Luce / Centrum voor Religieuze Communicatie
Het verzorgen van postinitieel onderwijs en theologische vorming voor pastores en andere beroepskrachten die in hun werk in aanraking komen met vragen over geloof, zingeving en ethiek.
Centre for the Study of Early Christianity
The Netherlands Centre for the Study of Early Christianity focuses on interdisciplinary scholary studies on the early church in its historical and cultural context.
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