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

31 May 2018

‘Wat komen jullie hier doen?’

Symposium over 100 jaar vrouwenkiesrecht tussen geloof, politiek en samenleving, georganiseerd door: Katholiek Documentatie Centrum, Historisch Documentatie Centrum voor het Nederlands Protestantisme (Vrije Universiteit), de Faculteiten Filosofie, Theologie en Religiewetenschappen en Managementswetenschappen van de Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen.
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31 May 2018 - 02 Jun 2018

Religious Revivals and their Effects: Perceptions, Media and Networks in the Modern World

Following an international meeting in Greifswald (Germany) in 2015 (‘Zwischen Aufklärung und Moderne: Erweckungsbewegungen als historiographische Herausforderung’), ACRH will organise another conference in order to promote conceptual, transnational and multidisciplinary research on local revivals in their global contexts between 1780 and 1920. The conference include two days in Amsterdam and an excursion to the Herrnhut memomorial site in Zeist.. Keynote lectures will be held by Klaus Koschorske, Joachim Schiedermair and Ian Suarsana.
Amsterdam + Zeist
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