Mariecke van den Berg

Mariecke van den Berg studied Theology (BA) and Gender Studies (MA, RMA) at Utrecht University, writing an MA thesis on lesbian women and Reformed Christianity. She completed a PhD in Sociology at the University of Twente, focusing on active citizenship among migrant informal caregivers. As a guest lecturer at the Department of Religious Studies at Utrecht University, she taught MA and BA courses on religion, gender and sexuality. Since 2012 she works as a project manager for “LCC Plus”, an alliance of Christian LGBT organizations in the Netherlands.  She is a board member of the Dutch Society of Queer Theologians. She is currently working as a post-doctoral research fellow in the ‘Contested Privates’ research project at the Amsterdam Centre for the Study of Lived Religion, focusing on the oppositional pairing of religion and homosexuality in public debates in Sweden, Spain, and Serbia. 






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