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Prof. dr. H.E.  Zorgdrager

Prof. dr. H.E. Zorgdrager

Hoogleraar
Locatie:Amsterdam
Afdeling:ST Beliefs

Conference papers Heleen Zorgdrager


Academic papers


Please find the full text of most of the English language papers available at https://pthu.academia.edu/HeleenZorgdrager


2016

April 2016: “Gender Issues in the Battle-zone: the Narrative of "Traditional Values" as   both Unifying and Confrontational”, BASEES conference Cambridge, UK.


May 2016: “The Oppositional Pairing of Church Identity and Gender Ideology: Post-Maidan Navigation of Traditional Values” – methodological approach, Orthodox Kaleidoscope Network Conference, Amsterdam


June 2016: "The Oppositional Pairing of Church Identity and Gender Ideology: Post-Maidan Navigation of Traditional Values” – political approach, ASEEES-MAG conference Lviv, Ukraine


Lezing op Protestants Landelijk Dienstencentrum, Utrecht, “De strijd om Europa : waar staan de kerken – en wat is het ze waard?” 13 april 2016.    

      

Lezing bij VU Centrum Religie en Recht, Amsterdam, “Spanningsvelden tussen transgenders en geloofsgemeenschappen”, 9 december 2016.  

   

Lezing tijdens de AMUSE publieksdag voor het Reformatiejaar 2017: De Lichte Luther, in de Grote Kerk te Culemborg, “Theologie als tafelkruid”, 17 september 2016.

2015

August 2015: “Does hope need heroes? Towards a feminist political theology in the context of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict” (keynote ESWTR conference, Crete)


November 2015: “ ‘Who dares to take a breath?’ The multidirectional battle of Pussy Riot as insiders/outsiders to Orthodoxy, Russia, and the West” (Nijmegen, congress "The Europe of Women") 


June 2015: “Human Sexuality in a Eucharistic Key: Bringing the Body Home” (IRTI, New Brunswick NY)

 

May 2015: “Ervaringen als bron van systematische theologie: een methodologische reflectie” (Amsterdam, symposium Arminius Instituut)

 

October 2015: “Epifanie tussen de barricaden. De Oekraïense Maidan als liturgische   ruimte” (Amsterdam, symposium Doopsgezind Seminarie)

2014

May 2014: "Cultivating freedom. The postsecular quest for a Christian character" (PThU International Conference “God in the Public Domain”, Amsterdam)


June 2014: "Reports from the conflict zone: ‘Europe’ in the political theology of Protestant churches in Ukraine" Comenius Conference “Protestant Traditions & the Soul of Europe”, VU University & PThU, Amsterdam 


August 2014: “Women’s Bonding in a Spiritual Revolution. The Maidan and Post-Maidan Experience."  ESWTR Conference Central and Eastern Europe, Gniezno, Poland.


September 2014: "Vrouwen, Oekraïne, Zuid-Afrika: een spiritualiteit van onderbreking en volharding," Symposium De lege plek bij afscheid dr. Akke van der Kooi van de PThU.


October 2014: "Concepts of theosis and human dignity in the works of Maria Skobtsova, Elisabeth Behr-Sigel and Sarah Coakley." Conference on Concepts of theosis and Human Dignity in the Patristic tradition, and their traces in Eastern and Western Christianity, Nijmegen/ Beek Ubbergen, The Netherlands.


November 2014: "Unlikely Alliances. Approaches to the Holy Spirit in Feminist Theology and Eastern Orthodoxy". DELM & Kerk in Actie international conference: “Theology of the Holy Spirit. Personal Experience and Charismatic Movements in Contemporary Churches,” Sibiu, Romania

2013

November 2013: “Homosexuality and Hypermasculinity in the Public Discourse of the Russian Orthodox Church.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), Baltimore, USA.

 

October 2013: “Homosexuality and Human Dignity in the Social Teaching of the Russian Orthodox Church.” Conference of Stellenbosch University and PThU, Stellenbosch, South-Africa.

 

September 2013: “Religion and Homosexuality in the Public Debate: Tracing the Controversy in Russia.” European Association of Studies in Religion (EASR), Liverpool, UK.


August 2013: “Is There Anything Theological about the Pussy Riot Case?” European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR), Dresden, Germany.

 

July 2013: “Beyond Legalism and Boundless Freedom: Sanctification as the Cultivation of a Christlike Character.” Conference of International Institute of Reformed Theology (IRTI), Sárospatak, Hungary.

 

November 2012: “Women”s Agency and the Civilizing Mission of the Church according to Schleiermacher”s Christian Ethics.” Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR), Chicago, USA

 

September 2012: “Moral Guardian or Kenotic Servant? A Theological View on the Role of Churches in Empowering Civil Society in Ukraine.” Academic Conference “The Future of Democracy in Ukraine”, Ukrainian Catholic University, Lviv, Ukraine.

 

September 2012: “The Orthodox Theologian Elisabeth Behr-Sigel (1907-2005) on Suffering and Kenosis.” European Society of Women in Theological Research (ESWTR, Regional Conference Eastern-Europe, Split, Croatia.

 

July 2012: “A Practice of Love. Orthodox Women Theologians and the Revitalization of the Doctrine of Deification.” Conference “A celebration of living theology: Engaging with the work of Andrew Louth”, Durham, UK.

 

April 2012: “Recovering theosis in Reformed theology. Feminist Voices on the Fullness of Salvation.” Eighth Conference of Theological Faculties from Central and Eastern Europe and the Netherlands (COMENIUS), Debrecen, Hungary.

 

October 2011: “In Search of a Shared Theology: Reformed Theology between the Contextual and the Universal.” World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) Theology Network, Mangalore, India.

 

October 2011: “Religious Education in the Netherlands and Christian Ethics in Ukraine: a Comparative Analysis.” Academic Conference “The Future of Religious Education in Ukraine,” Lviv, Ukraine.

 

October 2009: “Taking Share in the Pain of Others: the Role of Churches in the Process of Healing of Memories,” Academic Conference “Healing the Wounds of the Past” in the 2nd Ecumenical Social Week in Lviv, Ukraine.

 

Presentations for a wider audience


April 2012: “Kerken en de mensenrechten in Oekraïne.” Symposium ter ere van Milos Rejchrt, Charta 77-woordvoerder en predikant van de Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren, Utrecht.

 

Maart 2012: “Beeldenstorm en boetseerkunst: de theologie van Kune Biezeveld.” Symposium “Uitgesproken Leids: op het snijvlak van theologie en cultuur” ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van de PThU van Leiden.

 

Maart 2012: “Liturgie en spiritualiteit van de Oosters-Orthodoxe kerk.” Protestantse kerk te Rhenen.


Februari 2012: “Spiritualiteit in de Byzantijnse kerken in Oekraïne.” Protestantse kerk te Hardinxveld-Giessendam.

 

November 2011: “Interkerkelijke verhoudingen in Oekraïne.” Studiedag van Communicantes en Katholieke Vereniging voor Oecumene, Hernen.

 

September 2011: “Onuitsprekelijk. De populariteit van vroegchristelijke en Byzantijnse theologie voor nieuw denken over de mens.” Dominicaans Bezinningscentrum Huissen.

 

Augustus 2011: “De Bijbel: een boek tegen vrouwen?” XNoizz festival, Apeldoorn.

 

April 2011: “Allemachtig alledaags. Verkenningen naar God in het gewone leven.” Lezing op het forum: “Modern Spreken over God”, Kesteren.