Reseachers

Listed on this page are all the researchers at VU Amsterdam post-doctoral level, who work wholly, or in part, within the field of Religious History. Details of their publications and interests can be found by following the links to their individual web-pages. If you are looking for information about researchers within a specific area, visit that part of our site, where you will find only the relevant people listed.

Researchers

Hagit Amirav

Areas: Religion in Antiquity; Judaism, Christianity & Islam

Bas ter Haar Romeny

Areas: Religion in Antiquity; Judaism, Christianity & Islam

George Harinck

Area: Religions in the Modern and Post-Colonial World; Dutch & International Protestantism. My interest is the history of neo-Calvinism in the Netherlands and abroad; international protestant relations, the position and role of the church in modern society, religion in politics, education and media; Current reserach projects: religion in World War II, A. Kuyper-H. Bavinck correspondence, handbook neo-Calvinism, history of religious academic institutions

Fred van Lieburg

Area: Religions in Medieval and and Early Modern Europe; Religions in the Modern and Post-Colonial World; Dutch & International Protestantism I am interested in religious history in general and in particular in (computer assisted) long-term approaches. I am currently involved in projects about reformations in the Netherlands 1520-1620; the Synod of Dordt 1618-1619; international Pietism and Revivalism; European Bible Belts.

Bart Wallet

Area: Religions in Early Modern Europe; Religions in the Modern and Post-Colonial World; Judaism, Christianity & Islam; Religion and Memory Cultures; Jewish historiography; Western Yiddish; history of Israel and the modern Middle East; Current research projects: a second confessional era, 1870-1970; scientific biography of Isaac da Costa; religions and war memories; sermons as a socio-historical source; eighteenth-century Hebrew-Yiddish almanacs