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Masterclass - "Satanism": Between Myth and Reality

  • 2013-06-11
  • 2013-06-12
  • Radboud University Nijmegen The Netherlands
The interfaculty focus group Culture, Religion and Memory (CRM) of the Radboud University Nijmegen invites Research Master’s and PhD students of Dutch Universities to participate in the ‘Satanism’ Masterclass to be held at the Radboud University on 11 and 12 June 2013.

Programme

Tuesday 11 June
Location: Erasmus building 2.08

9:00 h Coffee/tea
9.15 h Welcome by prof. Sible de Blaauw (chairman CRM)

09:30 - 10:15 h
prof. Daniela Müller (Radboud University)
Angels of Satan. Creating an Image of the other in the Middle Ages.
10:15 - 11:15 h
Questions and Discussion

11.15 - 12:00 h
dr. Renilde Vervoort
Pieter Bruegel and the tradition of the imagery of witchcraft in the Low Countries (1450-1700)
12:00 - 13:00 h
Questions and Discussion

13:00 h - 14:15 h
Lunch Break

14:15 – 15:00 h
prof. Marcel Poorthuis (University of Tilburg)
Kabbala and evil, especially Lilith and Samael.
15:00-16.00 h
Questions and Discussion

Wednesday 12 June
Location: Erasmus building 2.08

9:00 h Coffee/tea

09:30 - 10:15 h
dr. Gian Ackermans (Radboud University)
Excorcism in Roman Catholic Tradition
10:15 - 11:15 h
Questions and Discussion

11.15: - 12:00 h
dr. Ruben van Luijk (Radboud University)
God, Satan, Poetry & Revolution. The significance & historical context of Romantic Satanism
12:00 - 13:00 h
Questions and Discussion

13:00 h - 14:15 h
Lunch Break

14:15 - 15:15 h
Key Lecture: prof. Massimo Introvigne (Center for Studies on New Religions)
Modern Satanism: Myth & Reality

15:15-16.15 h
Questions and Discussion

16:30 h: drinks at the ‘Cultuurcafé’

Requirements
The lecturers will prescribe one or two (source) texts that must be studied in advance. During the masterclass participants are expected to actively take part in the discussions. In completion of the masterclass participants are required to write a paper (maximum 2000 words) in which they reflect on a theme related to (one of the) lectures and the literature. The study load is 5 EC.

Please register by sending an e-mail stating ‘masterclass Satanism’ to  before 1 May 2013.

Dr. Mariëtte Verhoeven
Coördinator CRM
Radboud University Nijmegen


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