23 March 2021Paul Peeters (1965-2021), Managing Director of Peeters Publishers, has passed away
We have received word of the unexpected death of Mr. Paul Peeters, Managing Director of Peeters Publishers. Paul Peeters died on March 22, 2021.
18 March 2021Forthcoming: Handbook of Disaster Ritual
In a few months time, the Handbook of Disaster Ritual - a comprehensive guide to disaster and crisis ritual - will appear as volume 32 in the book series Liturgia Condenda.
2 March 2021Job opening Assistant Liturgical Studies at University of Bern
The Institute for Christian Catholic (Old Catholic) Theology at the University of Bern is looking for an assistant in Liturgical Studies, either for a doctorate (full-time) or a post-doctorate (80%).
2 March 2021Interdisciplinary seminar: Cultural Representations of Prayer: Religious Rituals and Contemporary Identities
On Friday 18 June 2021, KU Leuven and the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences organise an interdisciplinary seminar on the cultural imagination of prayer.
2 March 2021Webinar on April 29: Pilgrimage with a Mission
The Palestinian 'Come and See' Initiative, seen from a socialcultural and historical-theological perspective, is the topic of Gied ten Berge's dissertation 'Pilgrimage with a Mission'. On the occasion of the English translation, which is now available, Tilburg University (Luce) organises an English spoken webinar on pilgrimages to the Holy Land, on April 29, 2021 via Platform Zoom.
2 March 2021Online Symposium IRILIS & UvH: Rituelen die helen?
In samenwerking met de Universiteit voor Humanistiek organiseert IRILIS op 18 maart 2021 een online symposium rond rituelen na collectieve rampen
2 March 2021Just published: Yearbook 2020!
IRiLiS proudly presents volume 36 of our open access journal, the Yearbook for Ritual and Liturgical Studies. Among other things, this volume contains a collection of articles on Sacramental Worship in the COVID-19 Crisis.
15 January 2021Expositie RITUELEN & BEZWERINGEN in GoMulan Gallery
On January 30 at 8PM, GoMulan Gallery opens the exhibition RITUALS & INCANTATIONS that displays art works by Gijs Assmann, Jonat Deelstra and Rinke Nijburg. The opening takes place via Instagram. The exhibition runs until March 7, 2021.
18 December 2020Call for articles: Special Issue Religion: Birth and Death
Birth and death are fundamental human experiences. Both life-transitions are meaningful and profound but can also lead to ambiguous feelings, negotiated in embodied, cultural, spiritual and symbolic practices. In a Special Issue of Religions, dr. Joanna Wojtkowiak and dr. Brenda Matthijsen want to unravel these questions and explore new theoretical and empirical research on birth and death from multidisciplinary perspectives, such as cultural anthropology, religious studies, chaplaincy studies, medical and cultural psychology and psychology of religion and related disciplines.