Amsterdam Centre for Religious History

Welcome to the website of the Amsterdam Centre for Religious History. ACRH unites a large number of scholars and students, affiliated with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, especially the faculties of Humanities and Theology. They are working in several fields of the history of religion in the world, including the thematic subsections featured above. On this website you can find out about the activities, research projects, (under)graduate courses, and publications. ACRH organises an open research seminar every first week of the month on Tuesdays, 15.30-17.00 hrs.

Upcoming Events & Seminars

27 June 2017

Mini-symposium on Augustine

CLUE+ & Centre for Patristic Research (VU) will organise a mini-symposium on Augustine at the occasion of the graduation of Math Osseforth, author of a dissertation on Friendship in Augustine's Confessions: Between Social Convention and Christian Morals.
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30 June 2017

Volkspetitionnement 1878: het katholieke vervolg

Het succesvolle crowd-sourcing project Volkspetitionnement 1878 krijgt een vervolg. Nu de 305.000 namen van orthodox-protestantse ondertekenaars zijn ingevoerd, zijn de handtekeningen van 164.000 rooms-katholieke voorstanders van confessioneel lager onderwijs aan de beurt.
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