Prof. Dr. Marit Monteiro
Full professor of cultural and religious history at the University of Radboud
- Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Catholic Documentation Centre, Nijmegen (NL)
- Member of the Advisory Board of KADOC, Louvain (B)
- Member of the Editorial Board of Church History and Religious Culture
- Member of the international editorial board of Trajecta. Religie, cultuur en samenleving in de Nederlanden/ Religion, Culture and Society in the Low Countries
Research focus in the field of religious and church history
- religious heritage and memory
- catholic intellectual culture
- gender and religion
- history of religious institutes
Selected publications in the field of religious and church history
- 'Caught Up by the Past. Historical Research into the Sexual Abuse of Minors in the Roman Catholic Church in the Netherlands, 1945-2010', special issue Child Sexual Abuse in the Churches. Historical Approaches in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands. Trajecta: Religie, cultuur en samenleving in de Nederlanden/Religion, Culture and Society in the Low Countries 25 (2016) 1, pp. 73-94.
- Marit Monteiro, Wilhelm Damberg & Jan De Maeyer, ‘Introduction’, Trajecta Religie, cultuur en samenleving in de Nederlanden/Religion, Culture and Society in the Low Countries 25 (2016) 1, pp. 3-22.
- ‘Discretion and Expertise. Exploring the role of Roman Catholic psychiatrists in the approach and response of the Roman Catholic governing bodies to the sexual abuse of minors (1945-1970)’. in: Wim Deetman et al., Sexual Abuse of Minors in the Roman Catholic Church, part II, English version: 2013. Monteiro Discretion and Expertise (2013) (2) (pdf, 848 kB)
- ‘Clerical Authority and Prophetic alternatives: Changing Appreciation of Religious Leadership among the Dutch Dominicans during the Twentieth Century’, in: Jan Wim Buisman, Marjet Derks & Peters Raedts, Episcopacy, Authority, and Gender. Aspects of Religious Leadership in Europe, 1100-2000 (Leiden: Brill 2015) 210-235.
- ‘Masculinity, memory, and oblivion in the Dutch Dominican Province (1930-1950)’, in: Yvonne Maria Werner (ed.),Christian Manliness – A Paradox of Modernity. Men and Religion in Northern Europe in 19th and 20th century(Louvain: Louvain University Press 2011) 95-114.
- ‘Power in Piety: Inspiration, Ambition and Strategies of Spiritual Virgins in the Northern Netherlands during the Seventeenth Century, in: Laurence Lux-Sterritt and Carmen M. Mangion (eds.), Gender and Catholicism and Spirituality. Women and the Roman Catholic Church in Britain and Europe, 1200-1900 (New York/Houndsmills: Palgrave 2010) 115-130.