Martijn de Koning

Martijn de Koning is an anthropologist at the University of Amsterdam and Radboud University Nijmegen. His main topics are religious identity and experience among Muslim youth, Salafism in the Netherlands, Islamic activism and the Dutch debates and policies pertaining to Islam and Muslims. In 2008 he defended his PhD ‘Searching for a “true” Islam – Identity and religious experience of Moroccan-Dutch Muslim youth’. Since 2013 Martijn de Koning works on interventions of Muslims in the public domain after 1989 and on Islamic marriages and their institutionalization in the Netherlands. He maintains his own blog Closer: http://religionresearch.org/closer

 

Publications

Moors, Annelies, Koning, Martijn de, Vroon-Najem, Vanessa, (2018), Secular Rule and Islamic Ethics. Engaging with Muslim-Only Marriages in the Netherlands, Sociology of Islam, 6(2018) pp 274-296

Navest, Aysha, Martijn de Koning, and Annelies Moors, 2016, ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria: Agency beyond the victim versus activist paradigm’, Anthropology Today 32, 2: 22-25. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-8322.12241/epdf

Moors, Annelies and Martijn de Koning, 2018, ‘Jihadisme aan de Amstel? Sociologisch Magazine 2: 24-26 Sociologisch Magazine 2018 no 2

Moors, Annelies and Martijn de Koning, 2018, De wetenschap, de NRC en de veiligheidsdiensten,
http://religionresearch.org/closer/2018/05/31/de-wetenschap-de-nrc-en-de-veiligheidsdiensten/

De Koning, Martijn, 2017, ‘Muslim marriage in the UK,’Closer blog. http://religionresearch.org/closer/2017/12/11/muslim-marriage-in-the-uk/

De Koning, Martijn, 2017, ‘Tentoonstelling en documentaire: ‘Trouwen voor Allah – Persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen, ’ Closer blog. http://religionresearch.org/closer/2017/10/30/trouwen-voor-allah-bekeerlingen/

De Koning, Martijn, 2017, ‘Ways of connecting to God’s will’ – Khola Hasan on connecting to nature, women’s issues and sharia council,’ Closer Blog. http://religionresearch.org/closer/2017/07/23/ways-of-connecting-to-gods-will-khola-hasan-on-connecting-to-nature-womens-issues-and-sharia-council/

Moors Annelies, De Koning, Martijn,  25 July 2017, ‘Kom op Maarten, léés ons artikel!’ JOOP. https://joop.bnnvara.nl/opinies/maarten-lees-ons-artikel

Moors Annelies, De Koning Martijn, 2017, ‘Een rechtvaardige academische cultuur: vertrouwen, vrijheid en veiligheid voor allen,’ in Closer Blog. https://religionresearch.org/closer/2017/07/18/een-rechtvaardige-academische-cultuur-vertrouwen-vrijheid-en-veiligheid-voor-allen/

De Koning, Martijn, 2016, ‘Undercover Islamic Marriages in the Netherlands,’ Closer blog.  http://religionresearch.org/closer/2016/10/10/undercover-islamic-marriages-in-the-netherlands/

De Koning, Martijn, 2016, ‘Islamic marriages in the Netherlands and refusing to divorce – A wrongful act,’ Closer blog. http://religionresearch.org/closer/2016/09/03/islamic-marriages-in-the-neterlands-and-refusing-to-divorce-a-wrongful-act/

Navest, Aysha, Martijn de Koning, and Annelies Moors, 2016, ‘Chatting about marriage with female migrants to Syria: Agency beyond the victim versus activist paradigm’, Anthropology Today 32, 2: 22-25. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1467-8322.12241/epdf

 

Presentations

De Koning, Martijn ‘The Complexities of “Talking back”’,  Muslims ‘talk back’ to the racialization of danger, De Montfort University Law School, Leicester. 18 October 2017.

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