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Conference: Religious Minorities' Self-Representations

Thursday 12 October 2017

09.00–09.30
Coffee

09.30–11.00
Paper presentations
Panel 3A: Religion, Secularism and the Social Construction of Whiteness
Panel 3B: Self-Representation in Interfaith Dialogue

11.00–11.30
Coffee

11.30–12.30
Keynote II
Evelien Gans (Professor Emerita, NIOD: Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies), ‘Everything You Always Wanted to Know About JEWS But Never Dared to Ask: About Changing Jewish Identities and Anti-Jewish Stereotypes’

12.30–13.30
Lunch

13.30–15.00
Paper presentations
Panel 4A: (Self-)Representation in Documentary Films
Panel 4B: Love, Anxiety and Belonging in “Secular” Societies

15.00–15.30
Coffee

15.30–17.00
Paper presentations
Panel 5A: “Not My Islam” – Violent Extremism and the Effects of Securitisation
Panel 5B: Islam, Art and (Self-)Essentialism

17.00–18.00
City walk ‘Traces of Religious Diversity’
Jo Spaans (Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University)
Daan Beekers (Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Utrecht University)

19.00–22.00
Conference dinner for all participant at restaurant Saffraan

Minor changes in the program may occur as a result of unforeseen circumstances