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Blog post: Sexual well-being in the context of religious and cultural diversity

   Which assumptions and stereotypes around religion and migration influence sexual health care for (African) migrants in the Netherlands? In this blogpost Brenda Bartelink and Kim Knibbe investigate health disparities in the Netherlands against the background of approaches to religious and cultural diversity. A girl comes home and asks her mother: “What is sex?” Her […]

Blog Post: Sexual well-being in the context of religious and cultural diversity

  Which assumptions and stereotypes around religion and migration influence sexual health care for (African) migrants in the Netherlands? In this blogpost Brenda Bartelink and Kim Knibbe investigate health disparities in the Netherlands against the background of approaches to religious and cultural diversity. A girl comes home and asks her mother: “What is sex?” Her […]

Report and Policy Brief Launched!

    On September 19th the Cultural Encounters team will present a research Report and Policy Brief during a Policy Briefing organized at the Dutch Institute for Demographics (NIDI) in The Hague. Prof. Dr. Agyemang, Professor of Migration and Health at the Amsterdam Medical Center, Dr. Marianne Cense of Knowledge Centre Sexuality Rutgers will give […]

Policy Brief “Seksueel Welzijn in de context van culturele en religieuze diversiteit”

PolicyBrief_Seksueelwelzijn_CulturalEncounters De Policy Brief legt uit welke kansen en uitdagingen er zijn in de benadering van gezondheid en seksueel welzijn onder mensen met een Afrikaanse achtergrond, in bijzonder wat betreft de rol die religie daarin speelt. De Policy Brief behandelt drie thema’s • Van seksuele gezondheid naar seksueel welzijn • Normativiteit • Diversiteit en inclusieve […]

Policy Briefing Cultuur Sensitieve (Seksuele) Gezondheidszorg in Nederland

De Universiteit Groningen en het NIDI nodigen u van harte uit voor een Policy Briefing Cultuur Sensitieve (Seksuele) Gezondheidszorg in Nederland, op 19 september a.s. van 15:00 – 17:00 uur. Onderzoekers in het project Cultural Encounters in the African Diaspora in the Netherlands zullen hier het rapport Seksueel Welzijn in de context van Culturele en […]

Talking and Walking; Exploring Intersections of Embodiment and Agency in Religious-secular Formations.

Jelle Wiering

Talking and Walking; Exploring Intersections of Embodiment and Agency in Religious-secular Formations.   Noster/CRCG thematic seminar February 27th 2019, Oude Boteringestraat 38, Groningen   On February 27th , 2019, a collaboration of scholars[1] from the University of Groningen, University of Amsterdam, Tilburg University, and Radboud university will organize a one-day seminar on religious and secular forms of […]

Designing the Body – Lets meet!

b.e.bartelink@rug.nl / /

    On September 22nd the first workshop in the project Designing the Body, entitled Let’s Meet will take place in The Hague.  The project team is looking forward to welcoming many women there.           ‘Designing the Body’ is a project with, by and for African-Dutch women in which stories are […]

An embodied education

Jelle Wiering /

An Embodied Education  I’m sitting in the corner of a classroom, watching five actors getting ready for their upcoming play. There is some tension among the actors and they appear a bit nervous. Each of them has her or his own way of preparing. Meanwhile, I am just looking around, observing the classroom: the tables […]