Leiden Arts in Society Blog


Tag: Religion

  • Medieval ASMR?

    Medieval ASMR?

    Physical sensations were and important part of medieval religious experience. Can we compare this tot he sensations of ASMR?
  • Dolls for Adults

    Dolls for Adults

    Dolls as devotional aids, liturgical props and objects of desire: on the various ways medieval adults interacted with dolls and lifelike sculptures.
  • Medieval Women as Terrorists?

    Medieval Women as Terrorists?

    What connects medieval women to current discussion on violence and religion? This post looks into the projection of political ideas on historical figures.
  • Medieval Mindfulness

    Medieval Mindfulness

    There are some striking similarities between medieval devotional practices and modern mindfulness exercises, especially with regard to the role of the body in meditation.
  • Talking about Feelings

    Talking about Feelings

    Writing a history of emotions is no easy task. How can we find out how people felt in the past? Where can we find traces of their emotions?