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    5037 AB Tilburg


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Research interests

My research considers the question whether increased diversity of Islam in the Netherlands would be reflected in a shift in the importance attributed to Islam for the individual identity and for the identity of the individual as a member of the Islamic community.

Current courses

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External positions

Chair (Tilburgs Ondersteuningsfonds)

15 Sep 2014 → …


  • Muslims - Christians Dialogue
  • Religion Studies
  • Religious Pluralism And Identity
  • Dialogue Muslims - Christians
  • Religious Fundamentalism
  • Islam In Indonesia
  • Religion
  • Empiric Religion Studies
  • Islam In The Netherlands
  • Islam In Morocco
  • Comparative Religious Studies
  • Religions; Phenomenology
  • Inter-Religious Communication

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mysticism Social Sciences
Indonesia Social Sciences
twentieth century Social Sciences
fraternity Social Sciences
legitimacy Social Sciences
uncertainty Social Sciences
anxiety Social Sciences
Manifestation Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2001 2018

An Introduction to Ahmad Syafii Maarif: The Man and This Book

Beck, H., 29 Jun 2018, Islam, Humanity and the Indonesian Identity: Reflections on History. Maarif, A. S. (ed.). Leiden: Leiden University Press, p. 11-19 11 p. (Debates on Islam and Society; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Back to Sendangsono: A Marian Pilgrimage Site as a Lens on Central Javanese Cultural Values

Beck, H., 24 Jul 2018, In : Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde. 174, 2/3, p. 244-263 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Fenomenologi Islam Modernis: Kisah Perjumpaan Muhammadiyah Dengan Kebhinekaan Perilaku Beragama

Beck, H., 1 Dec 2018, Yogyakarta: Suara Muhammadiyah. 298 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

Participation of Young Moroccan-Dutch and the Role of Social Workers

Azghari, Y., 2018, S.l.: [s.n.]. 205 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

Women Who Run With The Wolves: Online stories and roles of Spanish-speaking jihadist women

Lemos De Carvalho, C., 2018, S.l.: [s.n.]. 193 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

Activities 2004 2004

  • 1 Invited talk