Prof. dr. Birgit Meyer

Hoogleraar
Religiewetenschap
Religiewetenschap
b.meyer@uu.nl

Activiteiten

2023

Consulting the Things of the Spirits: Evidencing Unseen Presences in Missionary CollectionsBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
14 Dec 2023
Thinking the Religion-Urbanity Nexus from the Interstice: Interreligious Encounters in Madina, Accra.Birgit Meyer (Speaker)
15 Nov 202317 Nov 2023
How Religion was “imported“ to AfricaBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
1 Nov 2023
, Obedience and the Devil
Materiality and SecularityBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
12 Oct 202314 Oct 2023
, “Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond Modernities."
Statement and discussion in roundtable 'Conceptual Collaboration'Birgit Meyer (Speaker)
10 Oct 2023
Politics of AuthenticationBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
3 Oct 20237 Oct 2023
, ATTR 2022 Autumn School Authenticity, Department of Religion, Philosophy and History
Towards a Materiality of Inter-religious EncounterBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
7 Sept 20238 Sept 2023
, conference Materiality and Future of Interreligious Encounter
Transregional and Anthropological Research Under Current Ethics Regimes: Some Observations, Workshop „Beyond Guidelines: The Question of Ethics in Transregional Research and Knowledge Production"Birgit Meyer (Speaker)
28 Jun 2023
Material Secularities,, International Workshop Centre for Advanced Studies Multiple Secularities – Beyond the West, Beyond ModernitiesBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
21 Jun 202323 Jun 2023
Across the Religious-Secular Boundary: Unpacking a Colonial Missionary CollectionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
31 May 2023
‘Götzen’ im Museum: die Hinterlassenschaft missionarischer Bilderstürmer unter den Ewe in Ghana und TogoBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
27 Apr 2023
Catching Up. Byzantine Reverberations in the Material Study of Religion.Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
17 Mar 2023

2022

In Between: Unraveling a Missionary Colonial CollectionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 Dec 2022
, The Long Durée of Cultural Heritage: Curation of the Past from Antiquity to the Present Day
Alimentary Entanglements: Food, Materiality and ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
30 Nov 2022
ATTR 2022 Autumn School AuthenticityBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 Oct 2022
“Idols” in the Museum: Legacies of Missionary Iconoclasm.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
3 Oct 2022
, Harvard African Studies Workshop (onine)
Unpacking Missionary CollectionsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
20 Sept 2022
Unpacking Missionary CollectionsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
19 Sept 202221 Sept 2022
Unpacking Missionary CollectionsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
19 Sept 202221 Sept 2022
“Religion and Moral Economies”Birgit Meyer (Chair)
12 Jul 2022
International symposium 'What is Moroccan Islam?Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
10 Jun 2022
, International symposium 'What is Moroccan Islam?
Containing the Past: How to Unpack Missionary Colonial CollectionsBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
26 Apr 2022
Wat geloven we in de Toekomst? Birgit Meyer bij de FuturistenBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
13 Apr 2022
, Studium Generale
Religion and the Pandemic. Paper Presented at the (online)Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
1 Apr 2022
, Religion in the Time of Covid 19
Joel Robbin’s book Theology and the Anthropology of Christian Life (Oxford UP, 2020), Penn State UniversityBirgit Meyer (Chair)
27 Jan 2022
, Joel Robbin’s book Theology and the Anthropology of Christian Life (Oxford UP, 2020), Penn State University
Religion as situated knowledge in process of social transformation and decolonizationBirgit Meyer (Chair)
24 Jan 2022
Religion and/as Cultural Heritage. Dealing with Sacred Waste in Ghana and the NetherlandsBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
19 Jan 2022
, Religion and/as Cultural Heritage. Dealing with Sacred Waste in Ghana and the Netherlands.

2021

Unpacking a Missionary CollectionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
13 Dec 2021
, (hybrid) Conference Restitution, Return, Repatriation and Reparation (The 4Rs) in Africa: Reality or Transcultural Aphasia?
Rethinking Kirchner and Nolde: Expressionism. Colonialism: On the relationship between and among the modern, contemporary, ethnographic, and world museumBirgit Meyer (Chair)
26 Nov 2021
Material Culture: Theory and Method, in the course Cultural Restitutions and Colonial Collections: What is at StakeBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
17 Nov 2021
Religion and Materiality: Re-thinking a Complex Relation from the Angle of FoodBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
12 Nov 2021
NOSTER Master Class with Marian BurchardtBirgit Meyer (Chair)
3 Nov 2021
NGG conferenceBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
3 Nov 20215 Nov 2021
NGG conferenceBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
3 Nov 20215 Nov 2021
Tracing the Trajectories of Discarded Things: Missionary Collections as Nodes of Colonial EntanglementsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
28 Oct 2021
, The Material Dimension of Cultural and Religious Contact Studied on the Basis of Selected Missionary Collections in Germany and Poland
Berliner Religionsgespräche Mission: Bekehren – Belehren – Unterwerfen – Helfen? Birgit Meyer (Chair)
18 Oct 2021
Valedictory Symposium A Newer ProtestantismBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 Oct 2021
Comment on Chapter Comparative ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
14 Oct 2021
, A Newer Protestantism
Naar een nieuw mensbeeld?Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
13 Oct 2021
The New Orleans Voodooscape: Ethnography of Contemporary Voodoo Traditions of New Orleans, LouisianaBirgit Meyer (Co-supervisor)
23 Sept 2021
Launch Symposium - Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Birgit Meyer (Chair)
21 Sept 2021
The Occult, Once AgainBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
17 Sept 2021
Conveying Honorary Doctorate on Prof Dr Alcinda HonwanaBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
5 Sept 2021
, Opening Academic Year 2021-2022
What makes heritage religious?Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
27 Aug 2021
Idols in the MuseumBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
1 Jul 2021
Book Launch “Religion and Its History. A Critical Inquiry” by Jörg Rüpke, with Ann Taves and Paul LichtermanBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
21 Jun 2021
Religion and Materiality: Food, “Fetish” and Other MattersBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
18 Jun 2021
Regulating Religious Co-Existence: The Intricacies of ‘Interfaith’ Cooperation in Coastal KenyaBirgit Meyer (Primary supervisor)
15 Jun 2021
“Legba” und “dzo” der Ewe: die Sammlung Carl Spieß und ihre Transaktionen auf dem Weg zwischen der ehemaligen Kolonie Togo in das Übersee-MuseumBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
1 Jun 2021
Disturbing HeritageBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
19 May 2021
Religion, Material Culture and the Question of the FetishBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
4 May 2021
Book launch Refugees and ReligionBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
30 Apr 2021
What is religious – about – heritage?Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
29 Apr 2021
Refugees and religion: Mobilizing TheoryBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
21 Apr 2021
, Workshop Refugees and Religious Tolerance in Europe
Religion and the PandemicBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
24 Feb 2021
Book Launch “Enthusiasm: Emotional Practices of Conviction in Modern Germany”, by Monique Scheer”, with Pamela Klassen, Niloofar Haeri, Mathew Engelke, Monique ScheerBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
23 Feb 2021

2020

Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner OrientBirgit Meyer (Visiting lecturer)
27 Nov 2020
Religie en pandemieBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
4 Sept 2020
KNAW Webinar: Religie, wetenschap en politiek in tijden van coronaBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
4 Sept 2020
KNAW Academy webinarNWO implementation of Plan S (accelerated transition to Open Access)Birgit Meyer (Participant)
23 Jun 2020
Masterclass with David Morgan: The Thing About religionBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
23 Feb 202029 Feb 2020
Studium generaleBirgit Meyer (Participant)
13 Feb 2020
Africa. 60 Years of IndependenceBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
30 Jan 2020
Institute of African Studies, University of GhanaBirgit Meyer (Visiting lecturer)
21 Jan 2020

2019

Gastro-Politics and Gastro-Ethics of the Sacred and the Secular in Contemporary Plural SocietiesBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
13 Nov 201915 Nov 2019
NGG Autumn Conference ‘Religion and the Production of Difference’Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
30 Oct 2019
NGG Autumn Conference ‘Religion and the Production of Difference’Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
30 Oct 2019
Church Matters: Political Secularism in Ghana and the NetherlandsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
25 Oct 2019
, Workshop Historicizing Secular Studies Across the Disciplines
TafelwetenschapperBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 Oct 2019
, Avond van Wetenschap en Maatschappij
Recycling the Christian Past. The Heritagization of Christianity and National Identity in the NetherlandsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
3 Oct 2019
Presentation of Figurations and Sensations of the Unseen in Judaism, Christianity and islam: Contested DesiresBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
2 Oct 2019
How Economy Matters. Materiality, Relationality and Exchange in the Study of Religion from Africa (keynote)Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
4 Sept 2019
, 41st Conference of the Association for the study of religion in Southern Africa
Speech bij De Ware Opening van het Academisch JaarBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
2 Sept 2019
, De Ware Opening van het Academisch Jaar
Chair Study Day North-South Interaction in Research: How and What Can WOTRO Contribute?Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
28 Aug 2019
, Study day North-South Interaction in Research: How and What Can WOTRO Contribute?
Opening Pitch “Religion and Heritage”Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
19 Jun 2019
, International Conference 'Religious Heritage in a Diverse Europe'
Space, Co-Existence and Religious PluralityBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
23 May 2019
, Symposium Conceptualizing Sacred Space/s
Masterclass “Religions and the Image Question” Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
20 May 201927 May 2019
Masterclass “Religions and the Image Question” Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
20 May 201927 May 2019
Seminar University of Rome "La Sapienza"Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 May 2019
Workshop Religious Matters: Food and Eating in Plural EnvironmentsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
8 May 201910 May 2019
Workshop Religious Matters: Food and Eating in Plural EnvironmentsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
8 May 201910 May 2019
How Food Matters. Introduction to workshop Religious Matters: Food and Eating in Plural EnvironmentsBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
8 May 2019
, Workshop Religious Matters: Food and Eating in Plural Environments
Seminar at Curitiba UniversityBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
11 Apr 201912 Apr 2019
Religion and/as HeritageBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
11 Apr 2019
Studying Religion in and from AfricaBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
9 Apr 2019
Seminar at Porto Alegre UniversityBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
8 Apr 20199 Apr 2019
Clashing Figurations and Sensations of the Unseen: Religions and the Image QuestionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
5 Apr 2019
Religious Matters in Public SpacesBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
3 Apr 2019
Seminar at Campinas UniversityBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
1 Apr 20194 Apr 2019
Religious Matters in Public SpacesBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
21 Feb 2019
PhD research seminar (Leonie Cornips)Birgit Meyer (Member of programme committee)
11 Feb 2019
, PhD research seminar (Leonie Cornips)
Aesthetic Formations in Plural EnvironmentsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
11 Feb 2019
Towards New Synergies: SSH and the World (keynote NWO Synergy Conference)Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
7 Feb 2019
ParabelprojectBirgit Meyer (Chair)
1 Feb 2019
How Past Things Matter (keynote)Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
24 Jan 2019
, OSL Winter School Ravenstein Seminar 2019

2018

Figurations and Sensations of the Unseen. 'Idolatry' beyond the Second Commandment.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
12 Dec 2018
Closing comments Workshop Religion, Morality and Boko: Students Training for a Good Life. What to look for? How? Conversations around researching religiosity on two university campuses.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
12 Dec 2018
Closing comments Symposium Popularized Culture, Ritual and the Making of HeritageBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
9 Nov 2018
, Symposium Popularized Culture, Ritual and the Making of Heritage
KNAW Discussion Meeting: Plan S, The Fast Track to Open AccessBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
1 Nov 2018
Heritage and the Cultural Construction of the RealBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
26 Oct 2018
Plenary panel discussion (with Kim Knott, Christian Lange and James Kennedy)Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
25 Oct 2018
, NWO final conference 'Religion in Modern Society'
NWO Program Religion in Contemporary Societies, Final ConferenceBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
25 Oct 2018
Refugees and ReligionBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
27 Sept 201828 Sept 2018
Towards a Framework for the Study of Multi-Religious Settings: Taking Multiplicity as DefaultBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
12 Sept 2018
What makes a picture offensive? Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
27 Jun 2018
Material Approaches to Religion’ Meet ‘New Materialism’: Resonances and DissonancesBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
21 Jun 2018
, Urban Matters
Urban MattersBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
20 Jun 201822 Jun 2018
The 9th Annual Conference on the New Materialisms. Urban Matters: Material Engagements with Communities and Borders in Times of MovementB. Meyer (Member of programme committee)
20 Jun 201822 Jun 2018
, The 9th Annual Conference on the New Materialisms. Urban Matters: Material Engagements with Communities and Borders in Times of Movement
Religion and Light SeminarBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 Jun 201815 Jun 2018
Panel 'International Perspectives', with Marie Gillespie and Stewart HooverBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
31 May 2018
, Medieskapt religion? Om medier, religion og konflikt
Medieskapt religion? Om medier, religion og konfliktBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
31 May 2018
, Medieskapt religion? Om medier, religion og konflikt
Space, Co-Existence and Religious PluralityBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
23 May 2018
, Symposium Conceptualizing Sacred Space/s
Presentation on religious studies approaches to Conversion at INDB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
19 Apr 2018
, Presentation on Conversion at IND
Studying Modalities of Co-existence in Madina and beyondBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
28 Mar 2018
Studying Religion in and from AfricaBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
25 Jan 2018
, Research symposium 'Theory from the South'
Discussing ethics and integrity: Anthropological dilemma’sBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
24 Jan 2018
Religion, Media and Materiality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Religious Authority.Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
17 Jan 2018
, Religion, Media and Materiality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Religious Authority.
Materiality and Transcendence. Religious Matters in Plural ConfigurationsBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
17 Jan 2018
, Religion, Media and Materiality: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Religious Authority.

2017

Refugees and ReligionBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 Dec 201716 Dec 2017
Materialität und Transzendenz. Religiöse Vielfalt und gesellschaftliche Dynamik aus religionswissenschaftlicher PerspektiveBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
1 Dec 2017
Workshop Heritage, Religion, Authenticity and DifferenceBirgit Meyer (Participant)
29 Nov 2017
Religion and Urban RisksBirgit Meyer (Participant)
17 Nov 2017
Keynote about Scholarly TrajectoryBirgit Meyer (Speaker)
15 Nov 2017
, Student Research Conference
William James Guest-professorshipBirgit Meyer (Participant)
6 Nov 2017
Religious Matters in Plural ConfigurationsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Nov 201711 Nov 2017
, William James Guesprofessorship
Inter-and Intra-Religious Encounters and Entanglements of Christians, Muslims and Traditionalists in Urban AfricaBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
30 Oct 2017
NGG Conference: Dynamics of Religious DiversityB. Meyer (Organiser)
19 Oct 201720 Oct 2017
NGG Conference: Dynamics of Religious DiversityBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
19 Oct 201720 Oct 2017
Masterclass on Peter van der Veer: The Value of ComparisonB. Meyer (Organiser)
18 Oct 2017
Interdisciplinary Research Conference Religious Minorities’ Self-representations. Claims of Difference and Sameness in the Politics of BelongingBirgit Meyer (Participant)
11 Oct 201713 Oct 2017
Religious Matters in Urban SpacesBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Oct 2017
, Moral Cities: Religious Belonging and Cohabitation in Urban Spaces
"Feiten Maken": interview with Klaas van EgmondBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
29 Sept 2017
, Betweter festival 2017
Presentation on negative perceptions of voodooBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
17 Sept 2017
, Vodoo To Go Festival
Annual Meeting of Deutsche Vereinigung für ReligionswissenschaftBirgit Meyer (Participant)
13 Sept 201716 Sept 2017
Religious Matters in an Entangled WorldBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
8 Sept 2017
, CCHR: conference ‘Cultures, Citizenship and Human Rights: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead,
De Staat van GodBirgit Meyer (Participant)
27 Jun 2017
Gods huis: religieuze gebouwen in ontwikkelingBirgit Meyer (Chair)
16 Jun 2017
Christian-Muslim Encounters: Perspectives on interreligious co-existence from Asia, Africa and Europe Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
2 Jun 2017
‘Blasphemies’: Media, History, AffectBirgit Meyer (Participant)
29 May 2017
Islam as Ethical and Material PracticeBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
10 May 2017
Workshop Contesting Religion: The media Dynamics of Cultural Conflicts in ScandinaviaBirgit Meyer (Participant)
24 Apr 2017
Symposium: Expanding the Secular - From Diffusion to Multiplicity?Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
20 Apr 2017
NOSTER: Does the secular matter?Birgit Meyer (Participant)
10 Apr 2017
Modalities of Co-Existence: Conviviality, Collaboration and Conflict Among Muslims and Christians in Diverse Urban SettingsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
3 Apr 20175 Apr 2017
Modalities of Co-Existence: Conviviality, Collaboration and Conflict Among Muslims and Christians in Diverse Urban SettingsB. Meyer (Organiser)
3 Apr 20175 Apr 2017
Modalities of Co-Existence: Conviviality, Collaboration and Conflict Among Muslims and Christians in Diverse Urban SettingsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
3 Apr 20175 Apr 2017
tudying Modalities of Co-Existence in Plural Settings. Looking Back and AheadB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 2017
, Symposium Modalities of Co-existence Across Religious Difference
Symposium Modalities of Co-existence Across Religious DifferenceBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
22 Mar 2017
Studying Modalities of Co-Existence in Plural Settings. Looking Back and Ahead.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 2017
, Symposium Modalities of Co-existence Across Religious Difference
Studying Modalities of Co-Existence in Plural Settings. Looking Back and Ahead.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
22 Mar 201724 Mar 2017
, Modalities of Co-existence Across Religious Difference
Modalities of Co-existence Across Religious Difference. Critical Terms for the Study of Indigenous Religion, Christianity and Islam in Plural Settings in Africa and Beyond B. Meyer (Organiser)
22 Mar 201724 Mar 2017
Modalities of Co-existence Across Religious DifferenceBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
22 Mar 201724 Mar 2017
Beeldenstormen. Religiewetenschap en de relatie tussen mensen en beeldenBirgit Meyer (Participant)
6 Mar 2017
Beeldenstormen. Religiewetenschap en de relatie tussen mensen en beeldenB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Mar 2017
, Koninklijk Genootschap Physica, lezingenreeks (Alkmaar)
Beeldenstormen. Religiewetenschap en de relatie tussen mensen en beeldenBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Mar 2017
Image Wars in Past and Present – Religious Studies and the Figuration of the UnseenBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
20 Feb 2017
Film as Revelation: Audio-Visual Imaginations of the Unseen and Popular Christianity in GhanaBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
16 Feb 2017
, Workshop Vernacular Theologies
Film as Revelation: Audio-Visual Imaginations of the Unseen and Popular Christianity in GhanaB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
16 Feb 201717 Feb 2017
, Workshop Vernacular Theologies
Film as Revelation: Audio-Visual Imaginations of the Unseen and Popular Christianity in GhanaBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
16 Feb 201717 Feb 2017
, Workshop Vernacular Theologies
Iconic ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
19 Jan 201720 Jan 2017
, Workshop Iconic Presence, Real Presence and Sacred Art
Iconic ReligionB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
19 Jan 2017
, Iconic Presence, Real Presence and Sacred Art
Iconic ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
19 Jan 201720 Jan 2017
, Workshop Iconic Presence, Real Presence and Sacred Art
Total AtheismBirgit Meyer (Primary supervisor)
2017
Sensational Piety: Practices of Mediation in Christ Embassy and NASFAT in AbujaBirgit Meyer (Primary supervisor)
2017
NTT Journal for Theology and the Study of Religion (Journal)B. Meyer (Editor)
2017
Médias et coexistence entre musulmans et chrétiens au nord-Cameroun: de la période coloniale française au début du XXIème siècleBirgit Meyer (Primary supervisor)
2017

2016

Symposium Iconoclasm: Beeldenstorm and BeyondBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
9 Dec 2016
CommentsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
30 Nov 2016
, GenPent Workshop
Religious Diversity and the Question of AestheticsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
18 Nov 2016
, Symposium Aesthetics and the Analyitical Study of Religion (AAR)
Sensational Movies. Ghanaian Films as Oneiric Spaces of and for the ImaginationBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
16 Nov 2016
ResponseBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
10 Nov 2016
, The secular sacred. Emotions of Belonging and the Perils of Nation and Religion in Western Europe
Hoe geloven wij?Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
9 Nov 2016
Annual Conference Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
14 Oct 2016
Heritage Dynamics. Politics of Authentication and Aesthetics of PersuasionB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
12 Oct 201614 Oct 2016
, Annual Conference Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
Iconoclasme. Religie en de kracht van en macht over beeldenBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
15 Sept 2016
, KNAW-college
J.D.Y Peel and the Comparison of Islam and Christianity in AfricaB. Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 Sept 20169 Sept 2016
, Panel in Honour of J.D.Y. Peel. The Three Circles: Christianity, Islam, and Traditional Religion in Comparison and Interaction
Summer SchoolBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 Jul 201620 Jul 2016
Christians and Muslims in Africa. Towards a Framework for the Study of Multi-Religious SettingsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 Jul 201620 Jul 2016
The urban sacred: het belang van kerkgebouwen in multireligieus Amsterdam, Spui25Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
4 Jun 2016
The urban sacred: het belang van kerkgebouwen in multireligieus Amsterdam, Spui25Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
4 Jun 20162 Jul 2016
Response to Public Lecture by Jacon OluponaBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
31 May 2016
, Sacred Ambiguity in Nigeria
How to Capture the WowBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
8 Apr 2016
, seminar presentation
How to Capture the WowBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
8 Apr 2016
, Seminar
Beyond the Second Commandment. Images, Image Wars and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 Apr 2016
How to Capture the WowBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Apr 2016
, seminar presentation
How to Capture the WowBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Apr 2016
, Seminar
Beyond the Second Commandment. Images, Image Wars and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Apr 2016
Beeldenstormen – toen en nu, hier en eldersBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
3 Apr 2016
, Culturele Zondag
Contested Desires. Figuration and Sensation in Abrahamic TraditionsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
14 Mar 201616 Mar 2016
Beyond the Second Commandment: Images in Christian World-MakingBirgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
14 Mar 2016
, Contested Desires. Figuration and Sensation in Abrahamic Traditions
Sociaal Wetenschappelijke Raad-conferentieBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
22 Jan 201623 Jan 2016

2015

Beyond the Second Commandment. Images, Image Wars and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
27 Nov 2015
, The Problem of God
Authors Meets Critics. Session around my book Sensational Movies, Video, Vision and Christianity in GhanaBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
23 Nov 2015
, Round Table Discussion
Beyond the Second Commandment. Images, Image Wars and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
19 Nov 2015
Beyond the Second Commandment. Images, Image Wars and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
19 Nov 2015
, Conference organized by Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Black Citizenship”: The Politics of Cultural Heritage Formation in South Africa and the NetherlandsBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
22 Sept 2015
Integrating the Material, Bodily, and Sensual into the Study of Religion: a Round-table Discussion of Strategies and Approaches. Roundtable with Alexandra Grieser, Anne Koch, Ann Taves, Robert YelleBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
28 Aug 2015
, XXI. World Congress of the International Association for the History of Religions
Picturing the Invisible. Visual Culture and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
17 Jun 2015
, Instituttseminaret Sosialantropologisk institutt
Iconoclashes: Image Wars in Past and PresentBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
2 Jun 2015
How Pictures Matter. Presentation at the occasion of the book launch of Objects and the Imagination (ed Øivind Fuglerud and Leon Wainwright)Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 May 2015
, Objects and Imagination. Perspectives on Materialization and Meaning
Contested Desires: Figuration and Sensation in Abrahamic TraditionsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
23 Apr 201524 Apr 2015
Images and Imagination Across Local and Global DiscourseBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
22 Apr 201524 Apr 2015
Seminar on Studying World Christianity: approaches, methods, case ‐ studiesBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Mar 2015
Seminar on Studying World Christianity: approaches, methods, case ‐ studiesBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
5 Mar 20156 Mar 2015
Why Prayer?Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
6 Feb 20157 Feb 2015
Workshop religion and material cultureBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
30 Jan 2015
DORISEA Conference Kaleidoscopes of Religion: Southeast Asia and BeyondBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
24 Jan 2015

2014

HERA Project Iconic ReligionBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
27 Nov 2014
International Conference ‘The Social in the Past. Things, Networks and Texts: A Material Approach to the Pre-Modern’ Oslo, Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
11 Nov 201414 Nov 2014
Witchcraft in Ghanaian Movies. Presentation at the International Workshop ‘The Future of Witchcraft in Africa,’ Leiden University, 7 November 2014Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
7 Nov 2014
, International Workshop ‘The Future of Witchcraft in Africa’
Sermon in the City. Workshop co-organized with Abdoulaye Sounaye, ZMO, Berlin, 30/31 October 2014.Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
30 Oct 201431 Oct 2014
Behind the Screen: Ghanaian Video-film Producers as New Cultural Entrepreneurs. Presentation in the panel ‘Cultural entrepreneurship: Hypes, Identity and New Markets in Africa’Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
17 Oct 2014
, Africa Works! Conference
Religious Evidences. Audiovisual Media, Narrativity and the Production of the Religious Real. Workshop co-organized with Annalisa Butticci and Adrian Hermann (Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies UU & NGG)Birgit Meyer (Participant)
10 Oct 2014
GLOPENT-Conference Pentecostalism and DevelopmentBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
6 Sept 2014
Offensive Pictures. Religion and Art in Global Cultures. Conference co-organized with Christiane Kruse and Anne Marie Korte, Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel, 12-14 June 2014.Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
12 Jun 201414 Jun 2014
Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR)‘Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge’ Birgit Meyer (Participant)
14 May 2014
Visual Culture and the Study of Religion. Keynote at the Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR)‘Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge,’ Groningen 12 May 2014.Birgit Meyer (Keynote speaker)
12 May 2014
, NGG/EASR/IAHR conference “Religion and Pluralities of Knowledge”,
How to Capture the Wow. Awe and the Study of Religion.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
2 May 2014
Material Mediations. Bodies and Things in the Study of Religion, Department of Literature and Art, Maastricht University, 16 April 2014.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
16 Apr 2014
Symposium ‘Religion, Media, and Mediation in Africa and Beyond’Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
2 Apr 2014
Urban Imaginaries and Religious Icons. How Religion Takes Place in the City.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
17 Feb 201419 Feb 2014
, Presentation at the Conference ‘Iconic Religion. How Imaginaries of Religious Encounter Structure Urban Space,’ CERES, Bochum, 17-19 February 2014

2013

Sensational Pictures. Visual Culture, Objects and the Study of ReligionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
12 Dec 2013
, Jour Fixe of Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context (Heidelberg)
Workshop co-organized with Charles HirschkindBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
4 Nov 20135 Nov 2013
Capitalism, Religion and the Value of ThingsBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
26 Sept 2013
, workshop Economy, Morality, Materiality
Symposium co-organized with Christoph Baumgartner and Christian LangeBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
18 Sept 2013
European Conference on African StudiesBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
27 Jun 201329 Jun 2013
Film screening and discussion. Co-convened with Martha Frederiks and Mechteld JansenBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
15 May 2013
Picturing the occult. How Ghanaian video-movies transfigure the popular Christian imaginaryBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
14 May 2013
, international colloquium Le rire, l’horreur et la mort. Affiches peintes des vidéoclubs du Ghana. Journée d’étude consacrée au cinéma populaire Ghanéen/Nigérian/Nollywood (Musée du Quai Branly, Paris)
How Pictures MatterBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
23 Apr 2013
, seminar
How Pictures MatterBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
18 Apr 2013
, seminar
Habitats and Habitus – Politics and Aesthetics of Religious World MakingBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
18 Mar 2013
, workshop of the Research Project Local Dynamics of Globalization
Politics of Authentication and Aesthetics of PersuasionBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
23 Jan 2013
, Heritage, Performance and the Every Day (UWC/Cape Town University)
Event co-organized with Ala Alhourani (UWC), Heike Becker (UWC), David Chidester (UCT), Tigist Hussen (UWC), Duane Jethro (VU University Amsterdam)Birgit Meyer (Organiser)
23 Jan 201326 Jan 2013
, Event co-organized with Ala Alhourani (UWC), Heike Becker (UWC), David Chidester (UCT), Tigist Hussen (UWC), Duane Jethro (VU University Amsterdam)
Habitats and Habitus. Politics and Aesthetics of Religious World-Making. Workshop co-organized with Kai KressBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
11 Jan 201312 Jan 2013
exploratory workshop Habitats and Habitus: Politics and Aesthetics of Religious World-MakingBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
11 Jan 2013

2012

• Moving Pictures. Videos, Spirits and the Popular Imagination in Ghana.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
27 Oct 2012
, Department of Social Anthropology (Edinburgh University)
Mediation and the Genesis of Presence. Towards a Material Approach of Religion.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
26 Oct 2012
, Munro Lecture, Edinburgh University (Edinburgh)
symposiumBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
18 Oct 201219 Oct 2012
Habitus and Habitats, Politics and Aesthetics of Religious Worldmaking.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
14 Sept 2012
, Lecture held at the occasion of the Anneliese Maier Award Ceremony, Heidelberg University (Heidelberg)
Moving Pictures. Videos, Spirits and the Popular Imagination in Ghana.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
3 Jul 2012
, Department of Anthropology (Georg August Universität Göttingen)
Material Mediations. Politics and Aesthetics of Religious World MakingBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
22 Jun 2012
, LMU (München)
MasterclassBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
5 Jun 20126 Jun 2012
symposiumBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
31 May 20121 Jun 2012
symposiumBirgit Meyer (Organiser)
23 May 2012
Mediation: Forms and Formats of World-Making Keynote, Sant Naf Konferens on MediationBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
4 May 2012
, Conference of the Swedish and Norwegian Anthropological Associations
Religie als menselijke schepping.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
31 Mar 2012
, Lecture Universiteitsdag (Utrecht University)
Film as Revelation.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
15 Feb 2012
, Public Lecture (University of Oslo)
Material Mediations: Religion in the World, Keynote, Conference Religion Across Media.Birgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
13 Feb 2012
, Theoretical Perspectives and Case Studies (University of Oslo)
Mediation and Mediatization – Concepts of Time and SpaceBirgit Meyer (Invited speaker)
2012
, Round Table on ‘Religion Across Media' with Stig Hjarvard, Mia Lövheim, Peter Horsfield