You can download the programme in pdf here.

 

MONDAY 26 November

13:00 – 16:00

Master Class
with prof. Vineeta Sinha – Room Honoré d’O

16:00 – 17:00

Coffee break + Registration – Entrance

17:00 – 18:00

Welcome
prof. Chia Longman + prof. Ulrike Auga and prof. Peter Nynäs (board IARG) – – Room Nick Ervinck

18:00 – 19:30

Keynote 1: prof. Vineeta Sinha – Room Nick Ervinck

19:30 – 20:30

Reception –
XYZ Lounge

 

 

TUESDAY 27 November

08:30 – 09:00

        
Registration + Coffee – Entrance

09:00 – 10:15

Keynote 2: prof. Peter Nynäs – Room Nick Ervinck

10:15 – 10:30

Break – XYZ Lounge

10:30 – 12:30

Panel session 1
–  Room Panamarenko

 

Religious, secular and humanitarian
perspectives on sexual and reproductive rights

Chair: An Van
Raemdonck

Panel session 2 – Room Honoré d’O


Gender and sexuality
in movements of spiritual renewal and religious conversion

Chair: Carine Plancke

Panel session 3 – Room Nick Ervinck

 

Sexual

identity & agency

Chair: Joz Motmans

 

Katarzyna Wazynska-Finck

 

Is
it possible to have a (morally) neutral sexual education?

Paola Cavaliere

 

Articulating the neoliberal motherhood discourse:
visions of gender in Japanese new religions

S. Jonathon O’Donnell

 

Women of
Destiny: Gendering Social Action and
Self-Actualization in Spiritual Warfare

 

J.O. Wiering

 

The
secular body in the field of sexual health

Susan Harper

 

In the service of all life: toward a neopagan
ethics of abortion

Ali Yıldırım

 

Reconsidering
the Negotiation Among Marginalized
Identities at the Intersection of Sexual Diversity and Faith: LGBT+ Alevis in
Istanbul

 

Anna B Ninsiima

 

‘Families of the Nation’: Religion, Gender and Agency in Uganda

Daniel Nield

 

Queering religious masculinity through the camp
ritual of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Clara Marlijn Meijer

 

Religious
coping and identity integration of
Ghanaian LGBTQ identifying young adults

 

 

Lieke Schrijvers

 

Gender and Giur: Sex, Gender and Ethics among
Jewish converts in the Netherlands

Christine Jackson-Taylor

 

LGBTQ
women’s experiences of faith and religion;
contemporary identities in traditional institutions

 

 

 

Nella van den Brandt

 

Changing Moralities In and Away from Religious
Orthodoxy: Thinking Through De/Conversion in Literature on the Lives of
Orthodox Reformed Girls and Women in the Netherlands

Caroline Hill

 

How to Frame
“Gay Propaganda”: The Orthodox Church,
Morality Policy, and Online Media in Russia

 

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch – XYZ Lounge

13:30 – 15:30

Panel session 4
– Room Panamarenko

 

Embodied and contested sexual moralities

Chair: Ladan
Rahbari

Panel session 5 – Room Honoré d’O

 

Religion,
masculinity and sexuality

Chair: Iman Lechkar

Panel session 6 – Room Nick Ervinck

 

Moral
discourses on reproduction, parenthood and the family

Chair: Gily Coene

 

 

Ladan Rahbari (& Zeinab Mahmudabadi)

 

‘There
is Nothing in It for Women’: Faking Orgasms and Perceived Gendered Sexual
Moralities of Women in Iran

Line Nyhagen

 

It’s not macho, is it? Contemporary middle class,
heterosexual Christian men’s. Constructions of Masculinities and Gendering of
their Anglican Congregations.

Lise Eriksson

 

Surrogacy, moralities and moral actions

Stella Andrada Kasdovasili

 

Do
robots pray? Contesting race and sexuality in the era of humanoids

Debadrita Chakraborty

 

DECONSTRUCTING MYTH, RECONSTRUCTING REALITY:
British Muslim Masculinity in the aftermath of 9/11

Michiel De Proost

 

Emancipation on thin ice: an empirical ethical
investigation of the social freezing debate

Laura S. Grillo

 

Engendering
morality in Africa: women’s naked curse as political protest

Yaron Schwartz

 

Teaching Religious Teenagers about Machoism and
Homophobia- On the Struggle of Religious High School Teachers with Legitimate
Attitudes Towards Jewish Homosexuality

Seppe Segers

 

Same-sex reproduction and genetic relatedness:
future possibilities and related normative issues

Mariecke van den Berg

 

Playing the field of religion and gender: the
conversion of Wesley Sneijder and Franck Ribéry

Dawn Llewellyn

 

‘Motherhood, Voluntary Childlessness and Christianity: Narrating Religious Reproductive Choice’

 

 

15:30 – 16:00

Coffeebreak – XYZ Lounge

16:00 – 18:00

Panel session 7
– Room Panamarenko

 

Sexual moralities, harmful cultural
practices and gender-based violence

Chair: Sophie
Withaeckx

Panel session 8 – Room Honoré d’O

 

Love,
sex and care 

Chair: Katrien De Graeve

Room Nick Ervinck

 

Screening
ethnographic documentary “Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of
Converts

With introduction of the maker Vanessa Vroon-Najem and reflections of Iman Lechkar

 

Hanneke Pot

 

‘The
Yao strongly hold on to their culture’: culturalism and teenage pregnancies
in Malawi

Amisah Zenabu Bakuri

 

Pursuing love and gaining
respect? Using secrecy to manage kinship relations among individuals with an
African background in the Netherlands

 

Sandra A Fernandez

 

Negotiating
The Gendered Aspects of Public Space: Tackling Sexual Harassment in Cairo

 

Maria Silvério

 

Polyamorous Relationships:
Destabilizing or Reproducing Normative Patterns of Gender, Sexuality and
Identity?

 

Kristin Aune & Rebecca Barnes

 

Domestic
abuse as individual sin or patriarchal oppression? Church responses to
domestic abuse in northern England

Paul Reynolds

 

Beyond consent: Can non-consenting sex be
ethical?

 

 

Bo Zhang

 

A Comparative Study on the
Roles of Confucianism Ren Ethics and Feminist Care Ethics. Playing in the Construction
of Women’s Subjectivity

 

 

Eline Huygens

 

Meanings of intimacy and
intimate relationships among Roman Catholic women

 

18:00 – 18:30

 Closure with prof. Tom Claes, prof. Ulrike Auga and prof. Gily Coene (moderator)  – Room Nick Ervinck