Prof. Dr. Jakob De Roover


2014 today: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Comparative Science of Cultures, Ghent University, Belgium
2011 2014: Research Fellow, India Platform, Ghent University, Belgium
2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, University Research Priority Programme (URPP) Asia and Europe, University of Zürich, Switzerland.
2005 2011: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Belgium.
2001 2005: Research Assistant, Research Foundation Flanders FWO, Belgium.



De Roover, Jakob. 2015 (in press). Europe, India, and the Limits of Secularism. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

Articles in peer-reviewed international journals

  1. De Roover, Jakob. 2014. “Incurably Religious? Consensus Gentium and the Cultural Universality of Religion.” Numen: International Review for the History of Religions, 61(1), 5-32.

  2. De Roover, Jakob, Sarah Claerhout & S.N. Balagangadhara. 2011. “Liberal Political Theory and the Cultural Migration of Ideas: The Case of Secularism in India.” In: Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, 39(5), 571-599.

  3. De Roover, Jakob & S.N. Balagangadhara. 2009. “Liberty, Tyranny and the Will of God: The Principle of Toleration in Early Modern Europe and Colonial India.” In: History of Political Thought, 30(1), 111-139.

  4. De Roover, Jakob & S.N. Balagangadhara. 2008. “John Locke, Christian Liberty and the Predicament of Liberal Toleration.” In: Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, 36(4), 523-549.

  5. De Roover, Jakob. 2003. “An Unhappy Lover of Theology: Feuerbach and Contemporary Religious Studies.” In Journal of the American Academy of Religion, 72(3), 515-535.

Chapters in edited volumes

  1. De Roover, Jakob. 2011. “Secular Law and the Realm of False Religion.” In: After Secular Law, ed. Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert Yelle & Mateo Taussig-Rubbo. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 43-61.

  2. De Roover, Jakob and Sarah Claerhout. 2010. “The Colonial Construction of What?” In: Rethinking Religion in India: The Colonial Construction of Hinduism, ed. Esther Bloch, Marianne Keppens and Rajaram Hegde. London and New York: Routledge, 164-183.


1. Teacher at the Winter School What is Caesars, What is Gods? A Transcultural Perspective on the Legitimation of Political and Religious Spheres, Heidelberg University and Kyoto University,Kyoto, Japan, March 8-18, 2015.

  1. “Can India Offer an Alternative to Secularism?” Groningen Colloquium on Indian Religion, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands, March 25, 2013.

  2. “On the Cultural Migration of Ideas.” University Research Priority Programme Asia and Europe, University of Zürich, November 21, 2011.

  1. “Secular Law and the Realm of Idolatry.” Re-Describing the Sacred/Secular Divide: The Legal Story II, Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy, University at Buffalo Law School, USA, April 30-May 3, 2009.

  2. “The Instability of ‘Construction’: In What Sense is Religion a Construct?” Interrogating Religion: Politics, Etiology and Social Consequences of a Problematic Concept, University of Ottawa, Canada, April 17-19, 2009.


  • Member, Advisory Board, GLOCUL: Centre for Culture and Law, School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, since 2011.

  • Member, Editorial Committee, International Association for the History of Religion (IAHR) Book Series, Equinox Publishers, since 2013.

  • Member, Editorial Board, Alliance Journal of Law, since 2014.

  • Principal Advisor, India Platform, Ghent University, Belgium, since 2014.

  • Project Coordinator, Flemish Inter-University Council (VLIR-UOS) Own Initiative: Development of a Centre for the Study of Local Cultures at Kuvempu University, Karnataka India, 2007-2012.



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