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prof. dr. G.A. (Gerard) Wiegers

Religiewetenschappen, in het bijzonder de vergelijkende religiewetenschap
Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Geschiedenis
Photographer: Eduard Lampe

Visiting address
  • Kloveniersburgwal 48
  • Room number: D1.07A
Postal address
  • Postbus 1610
    1000 BP Amsterdam
  • Profile, News

    Curriculum Vitae

    Gerard Wiegers (PhD Leiden University 1991, cum laude) is Full Professor of Comparative Religious Studies in the Department of History, European Studies and Religious Studies at the University of Amsterdam, and a specialist in the Academic Study of Islam and the history of religions in the Muslim West and of Islam in Europe. Previously he was full professor of Religious Studies, in particular Islam, at Radboud University Nijmegen and associate professor and Research Fellow of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and Arts (KNAW) at Leiden University. His research concentrates on the relations between Islam and other religions in Europe and the Muslim West and the history of Islamic and Jewish minorities in Europe and the Middle East. He is  supervisor of 8 PhDs at the University of Amsterdam and 1 at Radboud University Nijmegen. Gerard Wiegers holds visiting research fellowship from the Mediterranean Languages and Culture Group of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC, Madrid) and the Käte Hamburger Kolleg Research Group Dynamics in the History of Religions at the Ruhr Universität Bochum, where he worked as a visiting research fellow in 2013-2014.

    His fields of interest are the dynamics between Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the history  of Eurasia and Europe; Islamic ethics; History of Islam on the Iberian Peninsula, North Africa and Europe; Ritual Studies, and Theory and Method in the Study of Religions.

    He was Principal Investigator in the HERA funded project Encounters with the Orient in Early Modern Scholarship (EOS) (Humanities in the European Research Area) (2013-2016) see for project website, with the online exhibition on https://www.kent.ac.uk/ewto/index.html

    He is Project Leader (with Dr Sipco Vellenga, RUG)  of the NWO funded project Delicate Relations. Muslims and Jews in Amsterdam and London and advisor and team member of the ERC Advanced Grant project Conversion, Overlapping Religiosities, Polemics and Interaction (CORPI), led by Mercedes García-Arenal, PI, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid, http://www.proyectos.cchs.csic.es/corpi/en/home

     

    Editorial Activities, Advisory Boards

    Member of the editorial board of  the Numen Book Series (NUS, Brill)

    member of the editorial board of The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World (MEMI,  Brill)

    Member of the Advisory Board of Estudios Arabes e Islamicos, Monografias, published by the Department of Arabic Studies of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (National Centre for Scientific Research, CSIC), Madrid

    Editorial Board Colección de Literatura Española Aljamiado-Morisca (CLEAM)

    Member Editorial Board Leiden University Press

    Advisory  Board Iberia y Berbería (www.arabicaetromanica.com/iberia-berberia/

    Administrative Responsibilities

    Daily Board Member of the Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies (NISIS) (http://www.hum.leidenuniv.edu/nisis/nisis/about-nisis.html)

    Board Member of the Netherlands School of Advanced Studies in Religion and Theology (NOSTER) (https://noster.org/)

    Member of the Daily Board of the Department of History, European Studies and Religious Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam

    Member Advisory Board Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH)

     

    Forhcoming New Publication: Mercedes García-Arenal and Gerard Wiegers (eds), Polemical Encounters. Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond. Penn State University Press 2018

    Link to the Penn State University Press webpage

  • Research Projects, Book Projects, Events

    Five Documents illustrating the Early activities..

    "El contenido" (In Spanish)

    Finished Research Project (two edited Volumes) Los moriscos: la expulsión y Después (Spanish and English editions)

    Between 2009 and 2014  I have prepared, with Mercedes García-Arenal (CSIC Madrid), an edited volume which grew out of the International Conference we organised in Madrid on 3 and 4 September 2009: "The Moriscos: The Expulsion and After" (Los Moriscos. la Expulsión y Después), in the National Library of Spain (sponsored by the Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales). Spanish edition was published by Valencia University Press in 2013. The English translation (by Consuelo López Morillas and Martin Beagles) was published in Brill's series Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World [MEMI) in 2014.

  • Teaching

    Courses I teach in the academic year 2018-2019

    Religious Studies Research Master course

    Theories and Methods in the Study of Religion (with Dr Pooyan Tamimi Arab, University of Utrecht)

     

     

  • Selection of publications until 2009

    Academic Publications / Books, as (co)author (until 2009):

    Herman   Beck and Gerard Wiegers: Moslims in een westerse samenleving. Islam en Ethiek. Zoetermeer: Meinema 2008.   [268 pp.]   

    M.García Arenal and G.A.Wiegers: Un hombre en tres mundos. Samuel Pallache, judío de Fez entre la Europa Católica y la Protestante . Madrid : Siglo XXI 2007 (revised and expanded version).

    G.A.Wiegers and H.L.Beck: Religie in de krant. Een eerste kennismaking met degodsdienstwetenschap. Nijmegen: Valkhof Pers 2005.

    G.A.Wiegers: Het inquisitieproces van Alonso de Luna. Moriscos in Spanje en de diaspora in de zeventiende eeuw en hun geschriften over het christendom. Rede uitgesproken bijdeaanvaarding van hetambt van gewoon hoogleraar Godsdienstwetenschappen, in hetbijzonder islamologie, aan de Faculteit der Theologie van de Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen op 8 september  2004 . Nijmegen 2004. [inaugural lecture, 31   pp. isbn 90-9018429-5]

    García-Arenal, M. and Wiegers, G.A.: A Man of Three Worlds: Samuel Pallache, A Moroccan Jew inProtestant and Catholic Europe (translation: Martin Beagles, with a foreword by David Nirenberg and Richard Kagan). Baltimore and London : Johns Hopkins University Press 2003 (paperback edition Johns Hopkins Universty Press: 2007).

    Breevaart, H. van de, Wiegers, G., Molendijk, A. L., Lem, A. van der: Religie in de academische arena: leven en werk van C.P. Tiele (1830-1902): catalogus bij een tentoonstelling in de Leidse Universiteitsbibliotheek van 11 januari tot 24 februari 2002 . Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden: Leiden: Universiteitsbibliotheek Leiden 2002 [Kleine publicaties van de Leidse Universiteitsbibliotheek; nr. 46] (95 pages).   

    M.García-Arenal y G.A.Wiegers: Entre el Islam y Occidente. La vida de Samuel Pallache, judío de Fez . Madrid : Siglo XXI 1999.[213 pages]. 

    P.S. Van Koningsveld, Q. al-Samarrai and G.A.Wiegers: A hmad b. Qâsim al-H ajarî: Kitâb nâs ir al-dîn c alâ l-qawm al-kâfirîn (The Supporter of Religion againstthe Infidels). Historical study, critical edition and annotated translation , Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas 1997 [Fuentes Arábico-Hispanas, 21].

    G.A.Wiegers: Islamic Literature in Spanish and Aljamiado: Yça of Segovia (fl. 1450), His Antecedents andSuccessors . Leiden , etc. 1993. (PhD diss., trade edition).   

    G.A.Wiegers: Yça Gidelli (fl. 1450), his Antecedents and Successors.A Historical studyof Islamic Literature in Spanish andAljamiado (Diss. Leiden). Leiden1991. 

    G.A.Wiegers: A LearnedMuslim Acquaintance of Erpenius and Golius:Ahmad b. Kâsim al-Andalusî and ArabicStudies in the Netherlands . Leiden 1988.

    Edited Books (until 2009)

    (in association with J.G.Platvoet): Modern Societies and the Science of Religion. Studies in honour of Lammert Leertouwer (Supplementa ad Numen, 95). Leiden . etc. Brill 2002.

    (with K.D.Jenner); Transplantatie van organen en weefsels. Hoogwaardig technisch ingrijpen in het menselijk lichaam in het licht van godsdienst en levensovertuiging . Kok: Kampen 2002 [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 4].

    (with J. Frishman and K.D.Jenner) :

    Godsdienstvrijheid en de religieuze identiteit van joden, christenen en moslims. Verwachting en realiteit

    . Kampen, 2000 [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 3]  

    (with K.D. Jenner): Heilig boek en religieus gezag. Ontstaanen functioneren van canonieke tradities. Kampen 1998. [Leidse Studiën van de godsdienst, 2]

    (with K.D. Jenner): Jeruzalem als Heilige Stad. Religieuze voorstelling en geloofspraktijk. Kampen 1996. [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst, 1]

    Academic publications/articles (until 2009):

    Towards a global view?The study of religion between birth and maturity, in:  Religion 39 (2009), 379-382

    Wojtkowiak, J. and G.A.Wiegers: 'Moslims doen het helemaal zelf. Veranderende islamitische uitvaartrituelen in Nederland, in: E. Venbruxe.a. (eds):   Rituele Creativiteit. Actuele veranderingen in de uitvaart- en rouwcultuur in Nederland . Zoetermeer: Meinema 2008, 31-44.

    'Mudejar Biographiesin Aljamiado and Arabic Polemical texts', in: Ana Echevarría Arsuaga (ed):   Biografías mudéjares. Madrid 2008 [Estudios Onomástico-Biográficos de al-Andalus], pp. 497-515.

    The missing link between religious education and the study of religions. Reflections on the role of the study of religions in secondary education. In:Christa Dommel/Gordon Mitchell (eds), Religion Education. On the boundaries between Study of Religions, Education and Theologies: Jürgen Lott and the Bremen approach in international perspective, Bremen: Kleio Humanities 2008, 161-173.

    Wiegers, Gerard, and Heleen Kommers, 'Godsdienstonderwijs en Godsdienstwetenschap. De grondslagen van de meest gebruikte methoden voor het vak godsdienst/levensbeschouwing in het voortgezet onderwijs' in Nederlands Theologisch Tijdschrift 61/4 (2007), 269-280.   

    (with P.S. vanKoningsveld): 'El Pergamino de la "Torre Turpiana": El Documento Original y sus Primeros Intérpretes', in: Los Plomos del Sacromonte . Invención y tesoro (M.Barrios Aguilera y M. García-Arenal, eds): Valencia, Granada,Zaragoza: Universitat de València, Universidad de Granada, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2006, pp. 113-139.  

    'Nueva luz sobre la identitad de Alonso de Luna,alias Muhammad b. Abi 'l-Asi y su proceso inquisitorial (1618)', in: Los Plomos del Sacromonte . Invención y tesoro (M.Barrios Aguilera y M. García-Arenal, eds).: Valencia, Granada, Zaragoza: Universitat de València, Universidad de Granada, Universidad de Zaragoza, 2006, 113-139, pp. 403-418.

    'Thepersistence of Mudejar Islam? Alonso de Luna, the "Lead Books" andthe Gospel of Barnabas'. In: Medieval Encounters, 12 (3) 2006, pp. 498-518.

    'De complexe relatie tussen religie engeweld. De Marokkaanse sultan Zaydān tussen djihād en diplomatie (1608-1614)", in: Leidschrift. Historisch Tijdschrift, 20, no. 1 (2005), pp. 123-139.

    'Henry Corbin and the Gospel of Barnabas', in: Mohammed Ali Amir-Moezzi, Christian Jambet, Pierre Lory (dir.), Henry Corbin. Philosophies et sagesses des religions du Livre , vol. 126 [Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des hautes Etudes Sciences Religieuses. Histoire et prosopographie de la section des sciences religieuses, 1], Turnhout: Brepols, 2005, pp. 177-194.

    'Afscheid van het methodologisch agnosticisme? Godsdienstwetenschap en Theologie aan het begin van de 21e eeuw', in: Tijdschrift voor Theologie 45 (2005), pp. 153-167.  

    "Un manuscrito aljamiado en la Biblioteca Nacional de Malta", in: Aljamía. Anuario de información bibliográfica 15 (2003), pp. 85-89.

    (with P.S. vanKoningsveld): "The Parchment of the 'Torre Turpiana': The Original Document and its Early Interpreters", in: Al-Qantara XXIV, fasc. 2 (2003), pp. 327-258 (includes photos of the   parchment found in the Torre Turpiana (Granada), pp. 254-358.

    (with H.J. de Jonge): "Dr. Lammert Leertouwer: Curriculum Vitae, A ChronologicalListof his Publications, and a Selective List of his other Academic and Administrative Responsibilities", in: G.A.Wiegers, in association with J.G.Platvoet (eds): Modern Societies and the Science of Religions.Studies in honour of Lammert Leertouwer (Supplementa ad Numen, 95). Leiden. etc. Brill 2002, pp.1-15.

    'Introduction. The Science of Religions. Its Social Functions and Applicationsin a Changing World', in: G.A.Wiegers, in association with J.G.Platvoet (eds): Modern Societies and the Science of Religions. Studies in honour of Lammert Leertouwer (Supplementa ad Numen, 95). Leiden. etc. Brill 2002, pp.17-37.

    'The Science of religions in Spain: The Instituto Universitario de Ciencias de las Religiones in Madrid and Ibn Rushd University in Córdoba', in: G.A.Wiegers, in association with J.G.Platvoet (eds): Modern Societies and the Science of Religions. Studies in honour of Lammert Leertouwer (Supplementa ad Numen, 95). Leiden. etc. Brill 2002, pp.166-184.

      'Muslim Discussions on Organ Donations to Adherents of Other Religions', in: W.A.Shadid and P.S. van Koningsveld (eds) Intercultural Relations and Religious Authorities. Muslims in the European Union. Leuven etc.: Peeters, pp. 215-225.    

    (with K.D. Jenner): 'Orgaandonatie in hetlicht van godsdienst en levensovertuiging: inleiding en probleemstelling', in: K.D. Jenner and G.A.Wiegers (eds): Transplantatie van organen en weefsels. Hoogwaardig technisch ingrijpen in het licht van van godsdienst en levensovertuiging. Kampen: Kok 2002 [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 4], pp. 4-18

    "Orgaan- en weefseldonatie in de islam: recente fatwa's", in: K.D. Jenner and G.A.Wiegers (eds): Transplantatie vanorganenen weefsels. Hoogwaardig technisch ingrijpen in het licht van   godsdienst en levensovertuiging. Kampen: Kok 2002 [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 4], pp137-150.

    (with K.D.Jenner): "De factor religie en levensovertuiging tussen het volledig beslissysteem en het geen bezwaar systeem. Enkele godsdienstwetenschappelijke observaties,   in: K.D. Jenner and G.A.Wiegers(eds): Transplantatie van organen en weefsels. Hoogwaardig technisch ingrijpen in het licht van godsdienst en levensovertuiging. Kampen: Kok 2002 [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 4], pp. 181-184.

    'European convertsto Islam in the Maghrib and the polemical writings of the Moriscos', in: M. García-Arenal (ed.): Conversions islamiques. Identités religieuses en Islam méditerranéen . Paris: Maisonneuve et Larose/European Science Foundation 2001, pp. 207-223.  

    'Holy Cities in the Perspective of Recent Theoretical Discussions in the Science of Religions', in: A. le Boulluec, ed.: Á la recherché des Villes Saintes . Actes du Colloque Franco-Néerlandais 'Les villes saintes' Collège de France, 10 et 11 mai 2001. Turnhout 2004, pp. 1-13 [Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes Sciences Religieuses, 122].  

    (with K.D. Jenner): 'Godsdienstvrijheid en de religieuze identiteit van joden, christenen en moslims in het perspectief van de empirische en toegepaste godsdienstwetenschap', in: J.Frishman, K.D.Jenner en G.A.Wiegers (eds): Godsdienstvrijheid en de religieuze identiteit van joden, christenen enmoslims. Verwachting en realiteit . Kampen, 2000, pp. 9-21.   [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 3]  

    (with K.D.Jenner): 'Verwachting en realiteit. Godsdienstvrijheid ondanks of dankzij religieuze identiteit', in: J.Frishman, K.D.Jenner andG.A.Wiegers (eds):   Godsdienstvrijheid en de religieuze identiteit van joden, christenen en moslims. Verwachting en realiteit . Kampen, 2000, pp. 217-221   [Leidse Studiën van de Godsdienst 3].

    (with P.S. van Koningsveld):'Dereligieuze betekenis van Jeruzalem in de islam', in: W. Bartels,G.ten Berge, P. vanGeest (red): Jeruzalem. Stad van Vrede. Vrede voor de stad . Kampen, 2000, pp. 136-161.  

    (with P.S. van Koningsveld): 'An Appeal of the Moriscos to the Mamluk Sultan and its Counterpart to the Ottoman Court: Textual Analysis, Context, and Wider Historical Background', in: Al-Qantara XX, fasc. 1 (1999), pp. 161-189.

    'De Nederlanden en de islam in de zeventiende eeuw: Wisselwerking tussen beeldvorming en cultuurcontact?', in: W.A.Shadid en P.S. van Koningsveld (eds.): Religie, cultuur en minderheden. Historische en maatschappelijke aspecten van beeldvorming . Tilburg 1999, pp.141-153.

    (with M.García-Arenal): 'Aux dessus des frontières: Samuel Pallache (m. 1616)', in: Hespéris-Tamuda 36 (1999), pp. 99-111.

    (with K.D.Jenner): 'Omtrent het ontstaan en functioneren van canons: de maatschappelijke relevantie van de godsdienstwetenschappen', in K.D. Jenner and G.A. Wiegers (eds): Heilig boek en religieus gezag. Ontstaan en functioneren van canonieke tradities , Kampen 1998, pp. 9-22.

    'De canon in de klassieke en moderne soennietische islam',in: K.D. Jenner and G.A. Wiegers (eds): Heilig boek en religieus gezag. Ontstaan en functioneren van canonieke tradities , Kampen 1998, pp. 283-303.  

    (with K.D. Jenner): 'De canon herzien? Canonieke Tradities tussen godsdienstpolitieke en socio-culturele werkelijkheid', in: K.D.Jenner and G.A. Wiegers (eds): Heilig boek en religieus gezag. Ontstaan en functioneren van canonieke tradities , Kampen 1998, pp. 304-308.  

      'La diaspora morisca en el Maghreb: la obra polémica anticristiana de MuhammadAlguazir (fl..1610)', in: J.M Perceval e.a.: La Expulsion de los moriscos (14 de octubre de 1997-9 de junio de 1998). [Valencia]: Bancaja 1998, pp.90-121.

    'Mahoma visto comoel mesías: comparación de las obraspolémicas de Juan Alonso con el Evangelio de Bernabé ', in: 'Ilu 1 (1996), 197-222 and 'Ilû 2 (1997), pp. 199-228.

    (with P.S. van Koningsveld): 'Islam in Spain during the Early Sixteenth century. The Views of the Four Chief Judges in Cairo (Introduction, translation and Arabic Text)', in: O. Zwartjes, G.J. van Gelder and E. de Moor (eds.): Poetry, Politics and Polemics. Cultural Transfer between the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa . Amsterdam, Atlanta 1997 (= Orientations IV), pp. 133-152.

    'The Andalusî Heritage in the Maghrib: The Polemical Work of Muhammad Alguazir (fl. 1610)', in: O. Zwartjes, G.J. van Gelder and E. de Moor (eds.): Poetry, Politics and Polemics. Cultural Transfer between the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa . Amsterdam, Atlanta 1997 (=Orientations IV), pp. 107-132.

      (with L.P. Harvey): 'The translation fromArabic of the Sacromonte tablets and the Archbishop of Granada: an illuminating correspondence', in: Qurtuba. Estudios Andalusíes (published by the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Universityof Cordoba) , I (1996) [published in 1997], pp. 59-78.

    'Les manuscrits en écriture arabe et langue espagnole (dits ` aljamiados ')', in: Gazette du Livre Médieval , 30 (1997), pp. 1-7. 'The 'Old' or 'Turpiana' Tower in Granada and its Relics according to Ahmad b. Qâsim al-Hajarî', in: R.Gyselen (ed): Sites et monuments disparus d'après les témoignages de voyageurs. Res Orientales , VIII (1996), pp. 193-207.

    (with H. Bouzineb, Rabat): 'Tetuán y la expulsión de los moriscos', in: Titwân khilâl al-qarnayn 16 wa 17 . Tétouan: Université cAbdal-Mâlikal-Sacdî, 1996, pp. 73-108   (with P.S. van Koningsveld): 'The Islamic Statute of the Mudejarsinthe Light of aNew Source', in: Al-Qantara , XVII (1996), pp. 19-58.

    'De religieuze status van Jeruzalem in de moderne islam', in: Jeruzalem als heilige stad. Religieuze voorstelling en geloofspraktijk (K.D. Jenner and G.A. Wiegers, eds) Kampen, 1996, pp. 166-184. (with K.D. Jenner): 'De Heilige Stad als onderzoeksobject in de klassieke en moderne godsdienstwetenschap', in: K.D. Jenner and G.A. Wiegers (eds): Jeruzalem als Heilige Stad. Religieuze voorstelling en geloofspraktijk . Kampen 1996, pp. 14-28.

    'Learned Moriscos and Arabic studies in the Netherlands, 1609-1624', in: Romania Arabica. (J. Lüdtke, ed). Tübingen 1996, pp. 405-417.

    'Language and Identity: Pluralism and the use of non-Arabic languages in the Muslim West', in: Platvoet, J. and Van der Toorn, K.(eds.): Pluralism and Identity. Studies in Ritual Behaviour [Supplementa ad Numen]. Leiden 1995, pp. 303-326.

    'Muhammad as the Messiah:A comparison of the polemical works of Juan Alonso with the Gospel of Barnabas' , in: Bibliotheca Orientalis LII no. 3/4, April June 1995, pp. 245-291. Review: Slomp, J.: 'The `Gospel ofBarnabas' in recent research', in: Islamochristiana 23 (1997), pp. 81-109.

    (with P.S. van Koningsveld): 'The polemical works of Muhammad al-Qaysî (fl. 1309) and their circulation in Arabic and Aljamiado among the Mudejars in the fourteenth century', in: Al-Qantara (Madrid), XV (1994), pp. 163-199.

    'Datation et localisation des codices espagnols écrits en caractères arabes ( aljamiado ): problèmes et perspectives', in: Al-Makhtût al-carabî wa cilm al-makhtûtât (Le manuscrit arabe et la codicologie) (Ahmed-Chouqui Binebine, ed.). Rabat: UniversitéMohamed V, Publications de la Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines 1994, pp. 21-30.

    'Alife between Europeandthe Maghrib: the writings of Ahmad b. Qâsim al-Hajarî al-Andalusî (born ca. 977/1569-70)', in: The Middle East and Europe: Encounters and Exchanges (= Orientations. Yearbook of the Dutch association for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (G.J. van Gelder and E. de Moor, eds.), vol. 1, Amsterdam, Atlanta, 1993, pp. 87-115.

    'Diplomatie et polémique anti-chrétienne: naissance et influence de l'oeuvre de Muhammad Alguazir (vers 1021/1612)', in: Actes du V Symposium International d'Etudes Morisques sur: le Ve centenaire de la chute de Grenade 1492-1992 ,Zaghouan 1993, 3 vols., vol. 2, pp. 747-756.

    'cIsà b. Jâbir and the Origins of Aljamiado Literature', in: Al-Qantara (Madrid), XI, fasc. 1 (1990), pp. 155-91.

    'Los manuscritos aljamiados como fuentes históricas paraelsiglo XVI: el manuscrito 5252 de la Biblioteca Nacional en Madrid', in Actas del III Simposio Internacional de Estudios Moriscos: Las prácticas musulmanas de los Moriscos Andaluces (1492-1609) . Zaghouan 1989, pp. 181-85.  

  • Publications

    2019

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2019). Introduction. In M. García-Arenal, & G. Wiegers (Eds.), Polemical Encounters: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond (pp. 1-21). (Iberian Encounter and exchange, 475-1755). University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press. [details]
    • García-Arenal, M., Wiegers, G. A., & Szpiech, R. (Eds.) (2019). Interreligious Encounters in Polemics: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond. Leiden etc: Brill Academic Publishers.
    • Koningsveld, van, P. S., & Wiegers, G. (2019). Marcos Dobelio’s Polemics against the Authenticity of the Granadan Lead Books in Light of the Original Arabic Sources. In M. García-Arenal, & G. Wiegers (Eds.), Polemical Encounters : Christians, Jews and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond (pp. 203-268). (Iberian Encounter and exchange, 475-1755). University Park, PA: Penn State University Press. [details]
    • van Esdonk, S. E., & Wiegers, G. A. (2019). Scriptural Reasoning among Jews and Muslims in London: Dynamics of an Inter-Religious Practice. Entangled Religions, 2019(8), 1-27. https://doi.org/10.13154/er.8.2019.8342

    2018

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2018). Interreligious Encounters in Polemics between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond. Medieval Encounters, 24(1-3), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1163/15700674-12340014 [details]
    • Muishout, G., van Laarhoven, H. W. M., Wiegers, G., & Popp-Baier, U. (2018). Muslim physicians and palliative care: Attitudes towards the use of palliative sedation. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(11), 3701-3710. https://doi.org/10.1007/S00520-018-4229-7 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (Accepted/In press). Lead Tablets of the Sacromonte (Granada). In Encyclopdia of Islam Brill.
    • Wiegers, G. A. (Accepted/In press). Moriscos. In Encyclopedia of Islam 3 Brill.
    • Wiegers, G. A. (Accepted/In press). Religious Diversity in Islamic and Christian Spain (711-1526). In K. Shilbrack (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religious Diversity Wiley-Blackwell.

    2017

    • Roggeveen, S., Vellenga, S. J., & Wiegers, G. A. (2017). Cooperation in Turbulent Times: Strategies of Jews and Muslims in Amsterdam. Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, 28(3), 355-379. https://doi.org/10.1080/09596410.2017.1293899 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2017). Aḥmad ibn Qāsim al-Ḥajarī. In D. Thomas, & J. Chesworth (Eds.), Christian-Muslim relations : a bibliographical history. - Volume 10: Ottoman and Safavid Empires (1600-1700) (pp. 109-120). (The history of Christian-Muslim relations; Vol. 32). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004346048_006
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2017). Moriscos in North Africa after the Expulsion from Spain in 1609 and their Discourse about Exile and Diaspora. In Y. Kaplan (Ed.), Early Modern Ethnic and Religious Communities in Exile (pp. 165-178). Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishers.
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2017). Muhamad Alguazir. In D. Thomas, & J. Chesworth (Eds.), Christian-Muslim relations : a bibliographical history. - Volume 9: Western and Southern Europe (1600-1700) (pp. 133-142). (The history of Christian-Muslim relations; Vol. 31). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004356399_004

    2016

    • Colominas Aparicio, M., & Wiegers, G. A. (2016). The Religion of the Muslims of Medieval and Early Modern Castile: Interdisciplinary Research and Recent Studies on Mudejar Islam (2000-2014). Edad Media, 17, 97-108. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2016). The Granada Lead Books Translator Miguel de Luna as a Model for both the Toledan Morisco Translator and the Arab Historian Cidi Hamete Benengeli in Cervantes’ Don Quixote. In K. Ingram, & J. I. Pulido Serrano (Eds.), The Conversos and Moriscos in Late Medieval Spain and Beyond. - Vol 3: Displaced Persons (pp. 150-163). (Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions; No. 197). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004306363_010 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2016). Polemical Transfers: Iberian Muslim Polemics and Their Impact in Northern Europe in the Seventeenth Century. In M. García-Arenal (Ed.), After Conversion: Iberia and the emergence of modernity (pp. 229-248). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004324329_010 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2016). Thomas Erpenius. In D. Thomas, & J. Chessworth (Eds.), Christian-Muslim relations : a bibliographical history. - Volume 8: Northern and Eastern Europe (1600-1700) (pp. 567-572). (The history of Christian-Muslim relations; Vol. 29). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004326637_006

    2015

    • Wiegers, G. (2015). The Role of Jews, Muslims, and Christian in Iberia in the Transmission of Knowledge about Islam to the Western World: A Comparative Perspective. In M. M. Hamilton, & N. Silleras-Fernández (Eds.), In and Of of the Mediterranean: Medieval and Early Modern Iberian Studies (pp. 17-28). (Hispanic Issues; No. 41). Nashville, Tenessee: Vanderbilt University Press. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2015). Translations of the Qurʾān in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Medieval Encounters, 21(1), 121-130. https://doi.org/10.1163/15700674-12342185 [details]
    • van Koningsveld, P. S., Wiegers, G. A., & Al-Samarrai, Q. (2015). Aḥmad ibn Qāsim Al-Hajarī (d. after 1640). Kitāb Nāṣir al-Dīn ʿalā 'l-qawm al-kāfirīn = The Supporter of Religion Against the Infidels: General introduction, critical edition and annotated translation, re-edited, revised, and updated in the light of recent publications and the primitive version found in the hitherto unknown manuscript preserved in Al-Azhar. (Fuentes arábico-hispanas; No. 35). Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. [details]

    2014

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2014). Samuel Pallache. Koopman, kaper en diplomaat tussen Marrakesh en Amsterdam. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. [details]
    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2014). Introduction. In M. García-Arenal, & G. Wiegers (Eds.), The Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain: A Mediterranean Diaspora (pp. 1-16). (The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World; No. 56). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004279353_002 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2014). Gospel of Barnabas. In K. Fleet, G. Krämer, D. Matringe, J. Nawas, & E. Rowson (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Islam. - Three. - 2014-01 (pp. 116-121). Leiden: Brill. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2014). The Expulsion of 1609-1614 and the Polemical writings of the Moriscos living in the Diaspora. In M. García-Arenal, & G. Wiegers (Eds.), The Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain: A Mediterranean Diaspora (pp. 389-412). (The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World; No. 56). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004279353_017 [details]

    2013

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2013). L'uomo dei tre mondi: storia di Samuel Pallache, ebreo marocchino nell'Europa del Seicento. (La storia. Temi; No. 28). Roma: Viella. [details]
    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2013). Introducción. In M. García-Arenal, & G. Wiegers (Eds.), Los moriscos: expulsión y diáspora: una perspectiva internacional (pp. 11-24). (Biblioteca de Estudios Moriscos; No. 9). [València]: Publicacions de la Universitat de València. [details]
    • Vellenga, S., & Wiegers, G. (2013). Polarization or bridging? Responses of Muslim and non-Muslim organizations to criticism of Islam in the Netherlands. Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, 24(1), 111-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/09596410.2013.742220 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2013). Fuzzy categories and religious polemics: the daily life of Christians and Muslims in the medieval and early modern Mediterranean world. Common Knowledge, 19(3), 474-489. https://doi.org/10.1215/0961754X-2281783 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2013). Içe de Gebir. In D. Thomas, & A. Mallett (Eds.), Christian-Muslim relations : a bibliographical history. - Volume 5: 1350-1500 (pp. 462-468). (The history of Christian-Muslim relations; Vol. 20). Leiden: Brill. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004252783_006 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2013). Las obras de polémica religiosa escritas por los moriscos fuera de España. In M. García-Arenal, & G. Wiegers (Eds.), Los moriscos: expulsión y diáspora: una perspectiva internacional (pp. 391-413). (Biblioteca de Estudios Moriscos; No. 9). [València]: Publicacions de la Universitat de València. [details]

    2012

    • Wiegers, G. (2012). Godsdienstvrijheid onder druk? Reacties van levensbeschouwelijke organisaties in Nederland op het Zwitserse minarettenverbod. Religie & Samenleving, 7(1), 22-39. [details]

    2011

    • Langer, R., Quartier, T., Simon, U., Snoek, J., & Wiegers, G. (2011). Ritual as a source of conflict. In R. L. Grimes, U. Hüsken, U. Simon, & E. Venbrux (Eds.), Ritual, media, and conflict (pp. 93-132). (Oxford ritual studies series; No. 3). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735235.003.0004 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2011). Islam and radical enlightenment: to the emory of Nasr Abu Zayd. Mededelingen Levinas-studiekring, 16, 41-50. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2011). Jean de Roquetaillade's prophecies among the Muslim minorities of medieval and early-modern Christian Spain: an Islamic version of the 'Vademecum in tribulatione'. In N. Boekhoff-van der Voort, K. Versteegh, & J. Wagemakers (Eds.), The transmission and dynamics of the textual sources of Islam: essays in honour of Harald Motzki (pp. 229-247). (Islamic history and civilization; No. 89). Leiden: Brill. [details]

    2010

    2009

    2019

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (Eds.) (2019). Polemical Encounters: Christians, Jews and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond. (Iberian Encounter and exchange, 475-1755). University Park, PA: Penn State University Press. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2019). Alexander Bevilacqua, The Republic of Arabic Letters: Islam and the European Enlightenment. London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2018. History of Humanities, 4(1), 189-192.
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2019). Miguel de Luna, traductor (c. 1550-1615). In Identidad e imagen de Andalucía en la Edad Moderna Universidad de Almería.
    • van Koningsveld, P. S., & Wiegers, G. (2019). The Sacromonte Parchment and Lead Books: Critical Edition of the Arabic Texts and Analysis of the Religious Ideas: Presentation of a Dutch research project, Granada, 19 March 2019,19.00-21.00 hours. With images of the original Lead Books and the Parchment. [Rijswijk]: Avondrood.
    • van Koningsveld, P. S., Wiegers, G., & Colominas Aparicio, M., (TRANS.) (2019). El Pergamino y los Libros Plúmbeos del Sacromonte. Edición Crítica de los Textos Árabes y Análisis de las Ideas Religiosas en Ellos: Presentación de un proyecto de investigación holandés, Granada, 19 de marzo de 2019, 19.00-21.00. Con imágenes de los Libros Plúmbeos y del Pergamino. [Rijswijk]: Avondrood.

    2016

    2014

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2014). The Expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain: A Mediterranean Diaspora. (The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World; No. 56). Leiden: Brill. [details]
    • van Eijk, N. (Author), Roessler, B. (Author), Zuiderveen Borgesius, F. (Author), Oostveen, M. (Author), et al., U. (Author), van Son, R. (Author), ... Taylor, L. (Author). (2014). Academics Against Mass Surveillance. Web publication/site, Retrieved from http://www.academicsagainstsurveillance.org/ [details]

    2013

    • García-Arenal, M., & Wiegers, G. (2013). Los moriscos: expulsión y diáspora: una perspectiva internacional. (Biblioteca de estudios moriscos; No. 9). [Valencia]: Publicacions de la Universitat de València. [details]

    2011

    • Vellenga, S., & Wiegers, G. (2011). Religie, binding en polarisatie: de reacties van de leiding van levensbeschouwelijke organisaties op islamkritische uitingen. Amsterdam: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Religiestudies. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2011). Dr Sayyid Mutawalli ad-Darsh’s fatwas for Muslims in Britain: the voice of official Islam? In G. MacLean (Ed.), Britain and the Muslim world: historical perspectives (pp. 178-191). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2011). El contenido de los textos árabes de los plomos: el Libro de los misterios enormes (Kitāb al-asrār al-‘azīma) como polémica islámica anticristiana y antijudía. In M. J. Vega García-Ferrer, M. L. García Valverde, & A. López Carmona (Eds.), Nuevas aportaciones al conocimiento y estudio del Sacro Monte: IV centenario fundacional (1610-2010) (pp. 199-214). Granada: Fundación Euroárabe [etc.]. [details]
    • van Koningsveld, P. S., & Wiegers, G. A. (2011). 'The book of the enormous mysteries that James the Apostle saw on the Sacred Mountain for the great gathering, written at his order by Cecilio, his disciple': lead book number 22 in the Sacro Monte archive, Granada: Arabic text and English translation with notes. In M. J. Vega García-Ferrer, M. L. García Valverde, & A. López Carmona (Eds.), Nuevas aportaciones al conocimiento y estudio del Sacro Monte: IV centenario fundacional (1610-2010) (pp. 259-269). Granada: Fundación Euroárabe [etc.]. [details]
    • van Koningsveld, P. S., & Wiegers, G. A. (2011). Five documents illustrating the early activities of Miguel de Luna and Alonso del Castillo in deciphering and translating the Arabic passages of the parchment found in the Torre Turpiana in Granada. In M. J. Vega García-Ferrer, M. L. García Valverde, & A. López Carmona (Eds.), Nuevas aportaciones al conocimiento y estudio del Sacro Monte: IV centenario fundacional (1610-2010) (pp. 217-258). Granada: Fundación Euroárabe [etc.]. [details]

    2010

    • Wiegers, G. A. (2010). Apología anticristiana de Muhanmad Alguazir. In A. Mateos Paramio, & J. C. Villaverde Amieva (Eds.), Memoria de los Moriscos: escritos y relatos de una diáspora cultural: Biblioteca Nacional de España del 17 de junio al 26 de septiembre de 2010 (pp. 235-236). Madrid: Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales. [details]
    • Wiegers, G. A. (2010). Breviario Çunní, de Iça de Gebir. In A. Mateos Paramio, & J. C. Villaverde Amieva (Eds.), Memoria de los Moriscos: escritos y relatos de una diáspora cultural: Biblioteca Nacional de España del 17 de junio al 26 de septiembre de 2010 (pp. 130-133). Madrid: Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales. [details]

    2009

    • Limvers, J., & Wiegers, G. (2009). Oost en West in de moderne westerse beeldende kunst: de video-installaties van Bill Viola. Annalen van het Thijmgenootschap, 97, 71-88. [details]
    • Wiegers, G., & Brugmans, E. (2009). Onverwachte impressies: hedendaagse kunst en spiritualiteit. (Annalen van het Thijmgenootschap; No. jg. 97, afl. 2). Nijmegen: Valkhof Pers. [details]
    • Wiegers, G., & van Zessen, N. (2009). Een moslim als gemeentelijk bruggenbouwer? Het ontslag van Tariq Ramadan. ZemZem, 5(3), 119-125. [details]

    2016

    • Wiegers, G. A., & van Dalen, D. (2016). Wijzen uit het Oosten. De Boekenwereld, 32(2), 52-59.

    2015

    • Wiegers, G. (2015). [Review of: J. Lassner (2012) Jews, Christians, and the abode of Islam: modern scholarship, medieval realities]. Common Knowledge, 21(1), 106. https://doi.org/10.1215/0961754X-2818117 [details]
    • Wiegers, G. (2015). [Review of: R. Szpiech (2013) Conversion and Narrative: Reading and Religious Authority in Medieval Polemic]. Al-Qantara: revista de estudios árabes, 36(1), 295-301. [details]

    2014

    2013

    • Wiegers, G. (2013). Op weg naar Armageddon? [Bespreking van: B. de Graaff (2012) Op weg naar Armageddon: de evolutie van fanatisme]. Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis, 126(2), 252-253. [details]

    2010

    • van Haarlem, W., & Wiegers, G. (2010). Dies irae: het oordeel over de doden en het paradijs in het Christendom en de Islam. APm: Allard Pierson mededelingen, 101/102, 28-32. [details]

    2009

    • Wiegers, G., & Brugmans, E. (2009). Inleiding. Annalen van het Thijmgenootschap, 97, 7-9. [details]

    2018

    • Wiegers, G. A. (2018). Moslims in de Republiek: nieuwe gegevens over het verblijf van Moriscos uit Spanje in Amsterdam rond 1610. Paper presented at Geschiedenissen van de islam in Nederland en Vlaanderen, Leuven, Belgium.

    Membership

    • Wiegers, G. (2018). lid expert commissie burgerschap en diversiteit, Ministerie van SZW.
    • Wiegers, G. (2018). Member Board, Netherland Interuniversity Research School in Islamic Studies (NISIS).
    • Wiegers, G. (2018). Member Daily Board, Netherlands Research School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion (NOSTER).
    • Wiegers, G. (2018). Lid adviesraad, .
    • Wiegers, G. (2009-2018). Chair capacity group Religious Studies University of Amsterdam, .

    Journal editor

    • Wiegers, G. (member of editorial board) (2016-2017). Leiden University Press (Publisher).
    • Wiegers, G. (member of editorial board) (2016). Brill (Publisher).
    • Wiegers, G. (member of editorial board) (2016-2017). Brill (Publisher).
    • Wiegers, G. (member of editorial board) (2015-2016). Medieval Encounters (Journal).
    • von Stuckrad, C. K. M. (editor), Engler, S. (editor), King, R. (editor) & Wiegers, G. (editor) (2009). Texts and sources in the history of religions (Journal).
    • von Stuckrad, C. K. M. (editor), Engler, S. (editor), King, R. (editor) & Wiegers, G. (editor) (2009). Numen book series : studies in the history of religions (Journal).
    • Wiegers, G. A. (editor), van Koningsveld, P. S. (editor) & Shadid, W. A. (editor) (2009). New Religious Identities in the Western World (Journal).
    • Wiegers, G. A. (editor) & e.a, (editor) (2009). The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World (Journal).

    Others

    • Wiegers, G. (participant) (17-12-2018). ACMES Middle East Research Convention, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Paper Kristallnacht Remebrances in the Netherlands: Ritual Dynamics and Conflict of Jewish and Muslim Relations (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Wiegers, G. (participant) (29-11-2018 - 30-11-2018). Behaving Like Heathens?, Bielfeld, Germany. Paper Polemical Comparisons in the Apology against the Articles of the Christian Faith by Muhammad Alguazir (1610) (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Wiegers, G. (participant) (30-10-2018). NGG conference Interpreting Rituals., Leiden, Netherlands. Ppaer: Ritual, Conflict, and Memory: Kristallnacht Remembrances in the Netherlands and Jewish-Muslim relations (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Wiegers, G. (participant) (24-10-2018). Eindconferentie NWO Religie in de Moderne Samenleving, Utrecht, Netherlands (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Wiegers, G. (organiser), de Koning, M. J. M. (organiser) & Ryad Abd el-Khalik, U. (organiser) (5-4-2018 - 6-4-2018). Geschiedenissen van de islam in Nederland en Vlaanderen, Leuven, Belgium. Conferentie Geschiedenissen van de islam in Nederland en Vlaanderen (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Roggeveen, S. (organiser), Vellenga, S. J. (organiser) & Wiegers, G. (participant) (20-6-2017). Colloquium NWO project Delicate Relations. Muslims and Jews in Amsterdam and London, Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Pasi, M. (organiser) & Wiegers, G. (organiser) (27-10-2016). Annual NGG Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Pasi, M. (participant) & Wiegers, G. A. (organiser) (27-10-2016 - 28-10-2016). Public Religions and Their Secrets, Secret Religions and Their Publics, Amsterdam. NGG annual conference (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Popp-Baier, U. (participant), van Esdonk, S. E. (participant), Wiegers, G. A. (organiser), Pasi, M. (organiser) & Molenaar, D. (organiser) (27-10-2016 - 28-10-2016). Annual NGG Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Wiegers, G. (participant) & García-Arenal, M. (organiser) (23-10-2014 - 25-10-2014). Conference “Polemical Encounters: Polemics between Christians, Jews, and Muslims in Iberia and Beyond,” Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Madrid, October 2014., Madrid, Spain (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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