Workshop on Indian Religiosities

Workshop on Indian Religiosities

Chair: Peter van der Veer

May 21, 2012, 13:00 – 16:20
HFW 12 Conference Rooml

**20 minutes for each presentation

13:00 – 14:30 Panel #1 Body, Conversion, and Religion in Media

  • Nate Roberts, MPI MMG, Göttingen
    “Techniques of the Body and Existential Experiment: the Making of a Believer”

  • Sahana Udupa, MPI MMG, Göttingen
    “Fast-Time Religion: ‘The Religious’ as News in an Economy of Raw Attention”

  • 13:40 – 14:30 Discussion

14:40 – 16:20 Panel #2 Gender, Ethnic Identity, Hindu and Muslim Encounter

  • Lisa Björkman, MPI MMG, Göttingen
    “Declining Salience of Ethno-Religious Identity in Mumbai Politics?”

  • Radhika Gupta, MPI MMG, Göttingen
    “Innovations in spaces of learning and piety: crafting modern Shi‘i women in Kargil, India”

  • Ajay Gandhi, MPI MMG, Göttingen
    “Airtight Containers? Hindu and Muslim categories in Urban India”

  • 15:40 – 16:20 Discussion