16 juli 2018First international student graduated
The first international student of the academic year 2017-2018 graduated last Friday at the PThU in Groningen. Zung Bawm (Myanmar) successfully defended his thesis on with the title "The Exorcisms of Jesus in Mark as Symbolic Actions for Political Liberation".
3 juli 2018Start IRTI Summer School 2018
From 3 to 8 July 2018 the international IRTI Summer School will take place in Amsterdam on the topic 'Church and Civil Society'. About forty participants from Hungary, the Netherlands, Romania, and the US will reflect on the presence of church in society.
11 juni 2018Symposium 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches
On Thursday 23 August we will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches and the fellowship that is its heart and soul. During this day the Protestant Theological University Amsterdam will be organizing a Symposium on Hospitality: On a Pilgrim’s Way of Justice and Peace.
5 juni 2018PThU receives Erasmus+ grant for exchange with the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem
After many years of successful scholarly cooperation between our institutions, we will extend our collaboration to student and staff exchange thanks to a grant from the Erasmus+ program from the European Union.
28 mei 2018Job vacancy Junior Researcher
The PThU has two job vacancies as of 1 October 2018 for the position of academic junior researcher in Amsterdam or Groningen.
2 mei 2018dr. Carike Rixt Noeth research fellow PThU Groningen
From the end of April until halfway June 2018 dr. Carike Rix Noeth, post-doc fellow at the Faculty Theology of the Stellenbosch University, South-Africa, is visiting the PThU in Groningen as a research fellow.
16 april 2018Research fellow dr. Tommy Wasserman at the PThU in Amsterdam
In April and May 2018 dr. Tommy Wasserman (1970) is visiting research fellow at the PThU in Amsterdam. He is one of the most authoritative researchers in the field of manuscript studies and textual criticism of the New Testament.
12 april 2018A masterclass for PThU students with Yale-professor Miroslav Volf
What is life about? This essential question is no longer a topic at universities, according to Miroslav Volf, professor in Theology at Yale (US): ‘they gave up to think about the meaning of existence’. Volf told this to a public of 25 students of the PThU, during his masterclass.
15 maart 2018Symposium Parables and Fables in the Graeco-Roman World
On 13 March 13 the symposium “Parables and Fables in the Graeco-Roman World” took place in Utrecht. This symposium was impressively organized by three PhD students of the NWO project “Parables and the Partings of the Ways”.
5 maart 2018A day with Miroslav Volf
Always wanted to meet Miroslav Volf, world’s most prominent theologian?
19 februari 2018Inauguration of Professor Maarten Wisse
On Friday the 23th of February 2018, the inauguration will take place of Dr Maarten Wisse. This day he will accept his office as Professor of Dogmatics, with a speech, entitled ‘the most dangerous belief of all, dogmatics as prophecy’.