Sacralizing Security: Religion, Violence and Authority (SACRASEC) ERC Consolidator Project

Project members

 

 

Lotje Krouwel
PhD Candidate
Within this project, Lotje's focus is on non-state security actors and the role of religion in Lagos, Nigeria. Lotje holds a BSc in Political Science: International Affairs and Organizations from Leiden University (2011-2015), an MSc (cum laude) in Conflict Resolution... Read more
Jolien van Veen
PhD Candidate
Jolien's research examines the interplay between religion, security, and authority in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Whereas by law Brazil is a secular state, in practice religion occupies an important role in the organization of public life. Furthermore, non-state actors such... Read more
Zaki Arrobi
PhD Candidate
In the SACRASEC project, Zaki’s research seeks to interrogate the changing landscape of religious and political authority in the urban landscape of Jakarta, Indonesia. It takes the transformation of a religious vigilante group, Front Pembela Islam/FPI (Islamic Defenders’ Front), in... Read more
Murtala Ibrahim
Postdoc
Murtala Ibrahim is researching religion, security, and local vigilantism in Jos and Lagos, Nigeria. He is interested in religion in the public sphere, religion and visual culture as well as material religion. Murtala Ibrahim hailed from the city of Jos,... Read more
Andy Fuller
Postdoc
Andy Fuller gained his PhD at the University of Tasmania, Australia, through his research on the urban literature of Indonesian author, Seno Gumira Ajidarma. He has published on contemporary Indonesian literature, religious freedom and football fandom. Read more
Babs van de Born
Project Assistant