prof.dr. (Dick) D Douwes

prof.dr. (Dick) D Douwes
Full professor Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication Department of History
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Room
M7-34
Email
douwes@eshcc.eur.nl

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Dick Douwes is Professor of Global History, at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Since 2006 he is also dean of the Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Professor Douwes studied Arabic Language and Culture at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. In 1993 he received his PhD at Nijmegen University. He lectured on the history of the Middle East at the universities of Nijmegen and Leiden. From 1994 to 1998 he was coordinator of the programme Indonesian-Netherlands’ Cooperation in Islamic Studies (INIS) at Leiden University.

As of 1998 onwards he was academic coordinator - later executive director - of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM) and editor of the ISIM Newsletter/Review and ISIM Papers series. He has published on late Ottoman history in Syria and on religious plurality in the Middle East, as well as on Muslims in Western Europe.

  • Dick Douwes (2010) - Onze Lieve Vrouwe van Said - ZemZem: Tijdschrift over het Midden-Oosten, Noord-Afrika en Islam, 30, 30-34
  • LA (Linda) Herrera & Dick Douwes (2005) - Debates on Islam in Europe - ISIM Review, No.15, 60

  • Dick Douwes (2018) - The War on Shrines. Geweld tegen heiligdommen en pelgrims in Syrie - ZemZem: Tijdschrift over het Midden-Oosten, Noord-Afrika en Islam, 14 (1), 54-61
  • Dick Douwes (2006) - Nederland en zijn islam - Ons Erfgoed, 49 (2), 163-169

  • Dick Douwes (2006) - Islam in een Notendop - Bert Bakker

  • Dick Douwes (2015) - Sayyida Zaynab: Sektarisme en de oorlog in Syrië - In J. Wagemakers & M. de Koning, Islam in Verandering (pp. 217-224) - Parthenon
  • Dick Douwes (2014) - Mapping Religious Practice in Syria at the Turn of the 20th Century; Samual Ives Curtiss’ Construction of Primitive Semitic Religion - In S. Daccache & C. Edde, Cohabitation et conflits dans le Bilad al-Cham à l’époque ottoman (pp. 325-334) - Balamand
  • Dick Douwes (2013) - Going Public: Minority Muslim Communities and Public Space in Syria (Prior to the Revolt) - In W. Hofstee & A. van der Kooij, Religion beyond its Private Role in Modern Society (pp. 71-82) - Koninklijke Brill NV
  • Dick Douwes (2013) - At-Tarikh al-Hadith li-l-Isma’iliyin an-Nizariyin fi Suriya - In Farhad Daftari, Tarikh al-Isma’iliyin al-Hadith (pp. 45-74) - Dar al-Saqi
  • Dick Douwes (2011) - Van divers naar gelijk? Religie en politiek in het Midden-Oosten - In M. Grever, I. de Haan, D. Hondius & S. Legene, Grenzeloze Gelijkheid: Historische vertogen over Cultuurverschil (pp. 43-58) - Bert Bakker
  • Dick Douwes (2010) - Migration, Faith and Community: Extra-Local Linkages in Coastal Syria - In P. Sluglett & S. Weber, Syria and Bilad al-Sham under Ottoman Rule (pp. 483-495) - Koninklijke Brill NV
  • Dick Douwes (2010) - Modern History of the Nizari Ismailis of Syria - In F. Daftary, A Modern History of the Ismailis: Continuity and Change in a Muslim Community (pp. 19-44) - I.B. Tauris Publishers
  • Dick Douwes (2009) - Matching Modernity with Traditional Tolerance. The Politics of Religious Diversity in the Middle East - In Ch. Timmerman, J. Leman, H. Roos & B. Segaert, In-Between Spaces. Christian and Muslim Minorities in Transition in Europe and the Middle East (pp. 33-44) - Peter Lang
  • Dick Douwes (2009) - Met of zonder imam, moslims vinden hun weg - In S. Vellenga, S. Harchaoui, H. El Madkouri & B. Sijses, Mist in de polder: zicht op ontwikkelingen omtrent de islam in Nederland (pp. 87-104) - Aksant

  • Dick Douwes (2007) - Islam in the Netherlands - In L. Devoldere & e.a., The Low Countries: Arts and society in flanders and the Netherlands (pp. 182-188)

  • Dick Douwes (2015) - Shrine politics in Syria; devotees, tourists and partisans - Transnational Religion Seminar
  • Dick Douwes (2014) - Sectarianism and its counter discourses in the post-colonial Middle East - Arab Citizenship in the New Political Era Conference
  • Dick Douwes (2013) - The Impact of the Creation of Hatay on Communities and Their Regional - Middle East Studies Association 47th Annual Meeting
  • Dick Douwes (2011) - Religious diversity and court practice; the case of the mahkama shar'iyya of Hama - Conference Studies at the Honour of Professor Rudolph Peters
  • Dick Douwes (2011) - From Shrine Culture to Religious Tourism; Changes in Popular Devotion in the Middle East - Third International Conference of the Indonesia's Young Leaders Programme
  • Dick Douwes (2007) - Matching Modernity with Traditional Tolerance; Religious Minorities in the Middle East - UCSIA International Workshop on Christian and Muslim Minorities in Transition in Europe and the Middle East
  • Dick Douwes (2007) - Youth and Education in Muslim Societies - International Conference on Muslim Youth as Agents of Change

  • LA (Linda) Herrera & Dick Douwes (2004) - Special Issue on Martyrdom. ISIM Newsletter #14. (June) International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, The Netherlands.

  • Dick Douwes & Mohamad Meqdad (2020) - Muslim Cultures and Societies 2020 online short course series - Muslim Cultures and Societies 2020 online short course series
  • Dick Douwes & G Berg (Leiden University) (2020) - NISIS Autumn School, Co-organizer - NISIS Autumn School, Co-organizer

  • Dick Douwes (2019) - The Aga Khan University and The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Culture in Crisis Programme - The Aga Khan University and The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Culture in Crisis Programme

  • Dick Douwes (2018) - Shrine Culture: Sectarianisation and its Alternatives - Workshop Shrines & Sacred Spaces in Post-Ottoman Societies Finnish Institute
  • Dick Douwes (2018) - Shrine Politics in Lebanon and Syria: Reorganizing Sacred Space - NISIS Spring School: Space, Place and Dwelling
  • Dick Douwes (2017) - Shrine Politics - In stutute for the Study of Muslim Civilization, Aga Khan University
  • Dick Douwes (2017) - Shrine Politics in the Middle East: Holy Sites and Public Space - Recreating Pluralism; Socio-Religious Continuity in Post-Ottoman Societies
  • Dick Douwes (2013) - Citizenship, Personal Status Law and the Muslim Other in Post-Ottoman Syria and Lebanon - Invited keynote lecture: Islam and the non-Muslim Other: Doctrines, Attitudes, and Practices
  • Dick Douwes (2012) - Citizenship, Personal Status Law and the Muslim Other in Colonial and Postcolonial Syria and Lebanon - Invited lecture: NISIS Istanbul Spring School
  • Dick Douwes (2007) - God's Draaimolen; Religie en Samenleving in het Midden-Oosten - Oratie

  • Dick Douwes (2018) - Positie van Arabischtalige Alawieten in het Midden-Oosten - Conferentie Alevieten en Alevitisme in het Midden Oosten
  • Dick Douwes (2012) - The sectarian catch in Asad's Syria (Suriya al-Asad): the Alawite community and the uprising - Clingendael Seminar on Syria

Religion, Culture and Global Encounters

Year
2021
Year Level
BA-2, BA-2
Course Code
CH2206

Master Thesis

Year
2021
Year Level
MA, MA
Course Code
CH4050

History of Cultural Difference

Level
MA
Year
2021
Year Level
MA
Course Code
CH4133

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