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Religious Studies (MA)

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Prof.dr. M.P.A. de Baar

Mirjam de Baar is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Professor of Cultural History of Early Modern Christianity. She specialises in Early Modern History, Religious dissenters and the Reformation. View her full profile here.

Prof.dr.mr. M.S. Berger

Maurits Berger's fields of research include Islamic law, political Islam and freedom of religion. His current research project is called The Future of Islam in Europe. It asks what Muslims in Europe consider important to live as Muslims in Europe, what role Islam plays therein, and how that contributes to shaping a future for both Muslims and the European societies they live in. View his full profile here

Dr. N.M. Dessing

Nathal Dessing is a scholar of religion whose research focuses on everyday lived Islam in Europe. She is the director of the Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (LUCIS). View her full profile here.

Prof.dr. A.F. de Jong

Ab de Jong is a Professor of Comparative Religion and Religions of Antiquity at the Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion. The main focus of his research is the religious history of Iran, from the earliest period to the present. View his full profile here.

Prof.dr. J.A. Silk

Jonathan Silk is Professor of Buddhist Studies at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies. He specializes in Buddhism in its Asian contexts, primarily from a historical point of view. He has a special interest in Buddhist scriptures. View his full profile here.

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