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Manuela Kalsky is Professor at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam (Edward Schillebeeckx Chair for Theology and Society); Director of the Theological Research Centre of the Dutch Dominicans (DSTS) and in charge of the multimedia project New We (www.nieuwwij.nl) in the Netherlands. In spring 2016 she was a visiting professor at the Academy of World Religions (Hamburg University). As a well known scholar, she is also regularly involved in the public debate in the Netherlands on the role of religion(s) in a multicultural and multireligious society and has published numerous articles on related themes.

Prof. Kalsky’s research in recent years has focused primarily on religion in a pluralist society. At present, she is in charge of the NWO-funded research project ‘Multiple religious belonging: hermeneutical and empirical explorations of hybrid religiosity’ at VU University. She has also recently concluded a research project on the same subject at the DSTS, aimed at a wider audience interested in the impact of religion on society. At the DSTS, a new research programme started in autumn 2017: 'Theology of the good life for all. Contributions from dominican and transreligious perspectives'. 

Manuela Kalsky initiated the multimedia project New We with the aim of strengthening social cohesion by the innate capacity in society to live together with people from different cultures and religions.

For more information:
www.manuelakalsky.net

Ancillary activities

  • Project 'Religions in Dialogue', Universiteit Hamburg | Hamburg | Adviseur | 2014-03-02 - present
  • Dominicaans Studiecentrum voor Theologie en Samenleving | Amsterdam | Director of Nieuwwij.nl | 2016-01-01 - present
  • Dominicaans Studiecentrum voor Theologie en Samenleving | Amsterdam | Director of Nieuwwij.nl | 2016-01-01 - present
  • Konferentie Nederlandse Religieuzen | 's Hertogenbosch | Member Consultative Committee Institutes | 2016-01-01 - present
  • PThU | Groningen | Member Board of Trustees Chair Kerk en Wereld | 2016-01-01 - present
  • Tijdschrift voor Theologie | Nijmegen | Member editorial council | 2016-01-01 - present
  • Vereniging Theologie en Maatschappij | Utrecht | Member editorial council 'Ophef' journal | 2016-01-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

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Research Output 2012 2018

[Manuela Kalsky over] nieuwe religiositeit

Kalsky, M., 2018, Waartoe is Nederland op aarde?. van den Brink, G. (ed.). Boom uitgevers, p. 173-178 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Boekrecensie 'Buddhist-Christian Dual Belonging. Affirmations, Objections, Explorations'

Kalsky, M., 2018, In : Tijdschrift voor Theologie. 58, 2, p. 201-202

Research output: Contribution to JournalBook/Film/Article reviewAcademic

Connect the differences! Innovative tools and methodologies for practising diversity

Kalsky, M., 2 Feb 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

De Gulden Regel (column)

Kalsky, M., 18 Jul 2018, In : Tertio (ISSN 1375-6796). 962-963, p. 5

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticlePopular

Exploring Single and Multiple Religious Belonging

Berghuijs, J., Schilderman, H., Van Der Braak, A. & Kalsky, M., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Empirical Theology. 31, 1, p. 18-48 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Religion
loyalty
flexibility
community

Activities 2012 2018

Flexibel geloven in complexe tijden

Manuela Kalsky (Invited speaker)
7 Feb 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Keynote lecture

Manuela Kalsky (Invited speaker)
16 May 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

What if God were one of us? Über die Theologizität der religiösen Bildung

Manuela Kalsky (Participant)
8 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Pre-AAR seminar on Multiple Religious Belonging

Manuela Kalsky (Participant)
17 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventConferenceAcademic

Inleiding bij expertmeeting polarisatie

Manuela Kalsky (Speaker)
12 Oct 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Prizes

Theoloog van het Jaar

M. Kalsky (Recipient), 21 Jun 2014

PrizeAcademic

Theoloog van het Jaar

M. Kalsky (Recipient), 2011

PrizeSocietal

Press / Media

Wordt het eigen aardbei eerst?

M. Kalsky

9/11/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Nadenken over erfenis Maarten Luther

M. Kalsky

1/10/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Dé islam bestaat net zo min als hét christendom

M. Kalsky

9/09/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Wennen aan geweld? Dat nooit

M. Kalsky

27/04/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment