At the international conference ‘Religion, Gender and Body Politics, Postcolonial, Post-secular and Queer Perspectives’ in Utrecht, the Netherlands from 12 till 14 February 2015 the International Association for the study of Religion and Gender (IARG) has been launched during a festive ceremony.



The newly founded association aims at bringing together scholars from various disciplines working in the field of religion and gender. The associations will organize a Biennial International Conference and will embedd  the Journal Religion and Gender in the academic community. The association will also collaborate in developing proposals and grant applications for international research projects in the field.

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The first board consists of (from left to right):

  • Anne-Marie Korte, Professor of Religion, Gender and Modernity, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  • Ulrike Auga, Professor of Theology and Gender Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  • Kristin Aune, Senior Research Fellow, Coventry University, United Kingdom
  • Kathrine van den Bogert, PhD candidate, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
  • Peter Nynäs, Professor of Comparative Religion, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

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