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Published interviews


Interview in the documentary ‘Nusantara Lite’ (2018) by Stefan Franz


Interview in the documentary 'Les promesses d’Indonésie' (2017) by Bruno Aguila. Password: Jakarta


What is Salafism? - Tilburg University (in Dutch)


About the popularity of salafism - Tilburg University (in Dutch)


Interview as part of the internet documentary 'Loos Alarm', about the negative view on Islam and muslims in the Nederlands. The documentary consists of 5 short YouTube films: part 12345.


Arnold Smeets meets Herman Beck: ‘Godsdienst en wetenschap’, in Stephan van Erp, Vincent de Haas, Robert Jan Peeters (red.): Vreemde in eigen huis. Theologen op zoek naar hun erfenis. Heeswijk 2007, pp. 168-174


Corry Hancké: ‘Iedereen kan zich op de Koran beroepen’, in De Standaard, 19 march 2007, pp. 8-9


‘‘De vorming van de multiculturele samenleving legt de achilleshiel van onze samenleving bloot’:
Alderman Gon Mevis meets Herman Beck’, in: Kleurrijk Tilburg nader beschouwd. Aanzet tot een Tilburgse monitor multiculturele samenleving. Tilburg 2003, pp. 61-65


‘Die studie was een bevrijding voor me’, in Kleurrijk Talent in de Wetenschap, NWO, Den Haag, 2002, pp. 22-24


With prof. dr. W.A.R. Shadid. More info


Complete overview of published interviews (pdf)


Television and radio

2016, 14 jan

NPO Nieuwsuur
Interview concerning a bomattack in Jakarta

2016, 14 jan

RTL4 Nieuws
Interview about protest actions against a centre for asylum seekers in Heesch

2015, 14 oct

FHJ Mediaredactie
Interview concerning Islamic State

2009, 18 may
and 16 may

Omroep Gelderland, radio and TV
Interviews concerning building mosques in Ede and Barneveld

2008, 9 sep

Interview in the Public Library of Amsterdam about Moslims in een westerse samenleving, together with co-author Gerard Wiegers

2007, 28 nov

RTL4 EditieNL
About Geert Wilders's plan to make a film concerning the Koran

2007, 14 aug

Omroep Brabant TV, journaal
About Bishop Muskens's statement that christians and muslims both should refer to God as Allah

2007, 8 aug

RTL4, journaal
About Geert Wilders’s statement to forbid the Koran

2006, 18 jan

TV13 (Tilburg)
About minister Donner's comments on the shari’a


Complete overview (pdf)