- African Female Theologians Telling Stories ‘Connected but Disconnected’African Female Theologians in Europe (A.F.T.E.) invites you to a first of its kind symposium under the theme 'Connected but Disconnected'. The symposium will critically explore how A.F.T.E. (and other outsider-insiders) negotiate the (dis)connections they encounter as they participate in Dutch and Flemish theological discourse. The event will bring together a range of scholars whose work engages and intersects with the aims and concerns of A.F.T.E.
- IRTI Webinar ‘Theology, Climate Change and the Pandemic’The worldwide outbreak of Covid-19 makes us deeply aware of human vulnerability. This concerns not only our global interconnectedness which led to the rapid worldwide spreading of the virus, but also the deep connections between the wellbeing of humans, other living creatures, and entire ecosystems. Both the pandemic and the environmental crisis ask for fundamental theological reflection on the human relationship with the earth.
- Conference: Globalisation in Ancient Judaism and Christianity: Theory and PracticeOver the past two decades, theories of globalisation have come to play an increasingly prominent role in the study of the Roman world. In this light, the near absence of globalisation theories in the study of ancient Judaism and Christianity is striking. This conference aims to foster globalisation thinking in the study of ancient Judaism and Christianity.
- Reizende Tentoonstelling Slavernijverleden en Kerken in NederlandWe moeten dóór - niet met ontkenning maar met besef. Met de reizende beeldtentoonstelling 'Slavernijverleden en kerken in Nederland' hopen de initiatiefnemers bij te dragen aan de gezamenlijke verwerking van het slavernijverleden in Nederland. De tentoonstelling is tot aan de kerst te zien bij de PThU in Amsterdam.
- Travelling exhibition 'Slavery past and churches in the Netherlands'We must move on - not with denial but with awareness. With the traveling visual exhibition 'Slavery past and churches in the Netherlands', the initiators hope to contribute to the joint processing of the slavery past in the Netherlands. The exhibition can be seen at the PThU in Amsterdam until Christmas.
- Lecture: The Liberal, Humanist Case Against a Completed Life LawIn his lecture, Kevin Yuill presents an atheistic case against the legalization of assisted suicide in the case of ‘completed life’. Critical of both sides of the argument, it questions the assumptions behind the discussion. Yuill shows that our attitudes towards suicide are most important to our attitudes towards assisted suicide.
- International conference: K.H. Miskotte’s Biblical ABCsBiblical ABCs by K.H. Miskotte (1894-1976) will be published this autumn in an English translation. The book from 1941 can certainly be called a classic and has had a great influence in the Netherlands. It is already available in several languages and now finally in English. On this special occasion, the PThU, the Miskotte Foundation and the University of Aberdeen are organising a symposium to introduce and discuss Biblical ABCs.