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Dr. V.E. (Vanessa) Vroon

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Dep. Anthropology

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Postal address
  • Postbus 15509
    1001 NA Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications


    • Moors, A. C. A. E., & Vroon Najem, V. (2023). When Islamic Marriage Travels to the Netherlands: Convert Muslim Women (Re)Signifying the Marriage Guardian and the Dower. In J. McBrien, & A. Moors (Eds.), Muslim Marriage and Non-Marriage: Where Religion and Politics Meet Intimate Life (pp. 223-247). (Islam, Culture and Society). Leuven University Press.



    • Moors, A., & Vroon-Najem, V. (2020). Converts, Marriage, and the Dutch Nation-state: Contestations about Muslim Women’s Well-being. In M. Tiilikainen, M. Al-Sharmani, & S. Mustasaari (Eds.), Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender (pp. 22-38). (Studies in Migration and Diaspora). Routledge. [details]


    • Vroon, V. E. (2019). Muslim Converts in the Netherlands and the Quest for a “Culture-Free” Islam. Archives de sciences sociales des religions, 186(2019/2), 33-51.


    • Vroon-Najem, V. (2014). Zusters in islam: religieuze socialiteit onder Nederlandse bekeerlingen. Religie & Samenleving, 9(2), 109-127. [details]


    Media appearance

    • Vroon, V. E. (18-01-2018). Single bekeerling ontdekt halal datingcircuit [Print] Regionaal Zaanstreek. Single bekeerling ontdekt halal datingcircuit.

    Talk / presentation

    • Moors, A. (speaker) & Vroon, V. (speaker) (11-6-2019). The multiple meanings of making hijra, Workshop on ‘Hijra’, Amsterdam.
    • Moors, A. (speaker) & Vroon, V. (speaker) (6-2019). Navigating marrying ‘Islamically’ as a convert to Islam in the Netherlands, International ERC Muslim Marriages Workshop ‘The Multiple Materialities of Muslim Marriages’, Amsterdam.
    • Moors, A. (speaker) & Vroon, V. (speaker) (9-2018). Doing Hijra/Coming Back: Transnational Mobility Among Converts to Islam in the Netherlands and screening video portrait from the exhibition Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts, Conference ‘Leaving Europe, Alternative Routes of Out/Upward Mobility’, Leuven.
    • Moors, A. (speaker) & Vroon, V. (speaker) (9-2018). Converts, Marriage, and the Dutch Nation-state: Contestations about Muslim Women’s Well-being, ‘Transnational Muslim Marriages: Wellbeing, Law, and Gender’, Helsinki.


    • Roei, N. (organiser), Pols, J. (organiser), Lane, M. (organiser), Stergioula, S. (organiser), Parry, M. (participant), Sezneva, O. (participant), Krause, K. (participant), Vroon, V. (participant), Yalciner, G. (participant), Camuti, F. (participant) & Phillips, S. (participant) (12-10-2023). ArtiC interfaculty meeting, Amsterdam. ArtiC interfaculty meeting (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Amsterdam Museum
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