Colloquium: Blasphemy and Violence. Interdependencies since 1760

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March 4, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, European History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Religious Studies and Theology

Liberas is proud to host in March 2020 an international colloquium devoted to the interdependency between blasphemy and violence in modern history. The colloquium is organised in conjunction with the Leibniz Institute of European History (Mainz, Germany) and the School of History, Religion and Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, United Kingdom). The conference language is English. Convenors are Eveline Bouwers and David Nash. The conference will take place in Ghent on the 5th of March, with a keynote lecture on the 4th of March.

There is no registration fee. If you wish to attend, please register via mail: Please indicate in your mail whether you will attend the keynote lecture (in French) on Wednesday evening and/or the conference on Thursday. Please check this webpage for updates, as the programme can be subject to changes. For more information, you can contact

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