Grants and Awards

2016  Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research: €750k Grant for the project ‘Beyond “Religion versus Emancipation”: Gender and Sexuality in Women’s Conversions to Judaism, Christianity and Islam in Contemporary Western Europe’ (Utrecht University, Chair of Religion and Gender, 2016-2021; one PhD candidate, two postdoc positions and one research assistant at Utrecht University).

2013  Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research: €440k Grant for the project ‘Contested Privates: The Oppositional Pairing of Religion and Homosexuality in Contemporary Public Discourse in the Netherlands’ (Amsterdam Center for the Study of Lived Religion and the Utrecht Chair of Gender, Religion and Modernity, 2013-2017; one PhD candidate at Utrecht University).

2012  NOSTER: €1,2k grant for a thematic group on ‘Iconoclashes: Interferences of Gender, Politics, Religion and Art in the Pussy Riot Case’ (2012-2014)

2012  Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research: €75k Grant for the project ‘Interdisciplinary Innovations in the Study of Religion and Gender: Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives’ (in cooperation with Humboldt University [Berlin], University of London, University of Oslo, Columbia University [New York], University of Ghent [Belgium]; 2012-2015)

2011  Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research: €15k Starting Grant Incentive Fund Open Access for Journals in the Humanities for the online journal Religion and Gender (2011-2014)

2008-2011  NOSTER: >€10k Grants for three (co)coordinated thematic groups and two (co)coordinated thematic meetings

2003 & 2010  Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences: >€10k Grants for two coorganised international conferences

1999-2011  Various: > €50k external (co)funding of 5 PhD research projects (funding obtained as PhD supervisor)

1997  Anonymous organisation: >€10k funding of a research assistant for 0.1fte (1997-1999)

1985  Catholic University Nijmegen: MA cum laude in Theology

1978  Catholic University Nijmegen: BA cum laude in Theology