Conference: Old Routes, New Journeys. Gender, Nation and Religious Diversity at European Pilgrimage Sites

Dionigi Albera participera au colloque « Old Routes, New Journeys. Gender, Nation and Religious Diversity at European Pilgrimage Sites » à l’Université de Radboud, Nijmegen, Pays-Bas, du 1er au 3 juillet 2010.

Programme :
Friday July 2, 2010.

Chair: Henk Driessen
9.00 – 9.15  Willy Jansen. Welcome

9.15-10.00 Willy Jansen: Old Routes, New jouneys. Gender, nation and religious diversity at
European pilgrimage sites. An Introduction.
Discussants: Lawrence Taylor, John Eade, group

10.00 – 10.45  Lawrence Taylor. Pilgrimage, Moral Geography, and Contemporary Religion.
Discussants: Ellen Badone, Dionigi Albera, group

Chair: Ellen Badone
11.15-12.00  John Eade: Home or away? Transnational migration and pilgrimage in
Discussants: Catrien Notermans, Eric Venbrux, group

12.00-12.45  Catrien Notermans: Mary and transnational motherhood: African migrants on
pilgrimage to our lady of Lourdes in France.
Discussants: John Eade, Anna Fedele, group

13.00-14.15 Lunch and Garden walk

Chair: Keith Egan
14.15-15.00   Lena Gemzöe: Big, strong and happy. Reimagining femininity on the way to
Discussants: Henk Driessen, Judith Samson, group

Chair: John Eade
15.30-16.15   Anna Fedele: Gender, Sexuality and Religious Critique among Mary Magdalene
Pilgrims in Southern France.
Discussants: Willy Jansen, Lena Gemzöe, group

16.15-17.00 Judith Samson: New pro-life activities around the pilgrimage sites of the Black
Madonna of Częstochowa and the Queen of Roses in Heroldsbach
Discussants: Keith Egan, Ellen Badone, group

Saturday July 3, 2010.

Chair: Anna Fedele
9.00-9.45 Henk Driessen: Festivals of Moors and Christians: Celebrating the religious
frontier in Spain.
Discussants: Lawrence Taylor, Keith Egan, group

9.45-10.30 Dionigi Albera: The Virgin Mary, the sanctuary and the mosque. Interfaith

coexistence in a pilgrimage center.

Discussants: Willy Jansen, Henk Driessen, group
Chair: Judith Samson
11.00-11.45 Ellen Badone: Pardons, pilgrimage, and the (Re)construction of identities in
Discussants: Lena Gemzöe, Eric Venbrux, group

11.45-12.30 Brainstorm: New approaches in pilgrimage studies

Chair: Eric Venbrux
14.00-14.45 Keith Egan: Faith of our fathers, face of our mothers – Patrick and Mary in post-
Celtic Tiger Ireland.
Discussants: Catrien Notermans, Dionigi Albera, group

14.45-15.30 Eric Venbrux: A Miraculous Medal to Save Europe?
Discussants: Judith Samson Anna Fedele, group

Chair: Lawrence Taylor
15.45-16.30 General discussion. Publication arrangements.