Seminars, lectures 2013

Institute Colloquium Winter 2012/2013
Michel Wieviorka (Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme / L’École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris): “Multiculturalism: a Problem Now, or Still a Solution?”, 17 January 2013
Institute Colloquium Winter 2012/2013
Sabine Hess (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen): “De-Naturalizing Transit Migration - Theory and Methods of an Ethnographic Regime Analysis”, 31 January 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Virinder Kalra, University of Manchester: “Gender and Sect in Bibi Pak Daman’s Lahore”, 5 March 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Mukulika Banerjee, London School of Economics: “Why India Votes: The results of a comparative ethnographic study”, 21 March 2013 (on Thursday)
Public Lectures Spring/Summer 2013
Mary C. Waters (M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University): "Rising Nativism and Changing Racism: A New Form of American Exclusion", 9 April 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi, The State University of New Jersey: “Namingand Omission in Three Episodes”, 23 April 2013
Public Lectures Spring/Summer 2013
Saba Mahmood (University of California, Berkeley): "Politics of Historical Fiction and Sectarian Conflict in Egypt: Debates around Azazeel", 25 April 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Sanal Mohan Padikaparampil, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India: “From the Lord’s Prayer to Invoking Slavery through Prayers: Religious Practices and Dalits in Kerala, India”, 29 April 2013 (on Monday)
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Matthew Engelke, London School of Economics: “In Spite of Christianity: Humanism and its others in Britain”, 30 April 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Kenneth Dean, McGill University: “Parallel Universe: Chinese religion in Singapore”, 6 May 2013 (on Munday)
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Peter Geschiere, University of Amsterdam: “Witchcraft in Africa and Elsewhere”, 7 May 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
D. Parthasarathy, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay: ”Aspirations for Religion? Caste, Secularization and the Cacophony of Religious Performance in Mumbai”, 14 May 2013
Public Lectures Spring/Summer 2013
Nikola Tietze (Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung): "Ways of Belonging and Expressing Critique in the European Immigration Society", 23 May 2013
Public Lectures Spring/Summer 2013
Patrick Simon (Centre d’études européennes (Sciences Po) / Institut national d’études démographiques): "Contested Citizenships: The racialization of belongings in France", 6 June 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2013
Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University: ”Spirits of the Citadel: Voice and Power in a Bangkok Community”, 10 June 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2013/2014
Mette Halskov Hansen, University of Oslo: “The Individualization of Chinese State Education: Life in a Rural High School”, 15 October 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2013/2014
Françoise Robin, INALCO, Paris: “Lamenting with Words the Loss of the Black Tent. Tibetan Nomads’ Settlement through the Eyes of Tibetan Writers in Tibet”, 29 October 2013
Seminar Series 2013/14 MPI Fellow Group „Governance of Cultural Diversity - Socio-Legal Perspectives“
Samuel Nelson (MPI-MMG): “Empire and Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Colony and Metropole”, 30 October 2013
Open Lectures Winter 2013/2014
Benno Gammerl (Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung, Berlin), 31 October 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2013/2014
Philip Clart, Leipzig: “Competition, Entrepreneurship, and Network Formation among Taiwanese Spirit-Writing Cults”, 5 November 2013
Göttingen Research Campus Anthropology Colloquium
Patrick Eisenlohr, University of Göttingen: “Ancestral Chronotopes in Ritual and Media Practices”, 7 November 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2013/2014
Vincent Goossaert, Paris: “Territorial cults and the urbanization of the Chinese world: A case study of Suzhou”, 12 November 2013
Seminar Series 2013/14 MPI Fellow Group „Governance of Cultural Diversity - Socio-Legal Perspectives“
Effie Fokas (ELIAMEP, Athens & London School of Economics): “Religious Freedom, State Neutrality, and the Margin of Appreciation: Insights from Orthodox Europe”, 13 November 2013
Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2013/2014
Martin Baumann, University of Lucerne, Switzerland: “Immigrant religious communities in Switzerland – Bridges or Impediment for Social Incorporation?”, 19 November 2013
Open Lectures Winter 2013/2014
Michael Keith (COMPAS, University of Oxford), 28 November 2013
Göttingen Research Campus Anthropology Colloquium
Marie Gillespie, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom: “British 'Soft Power' in Perspective: Culture and Diplomacy”, 5 December 2013
Seminar Series 2013/14 MPI Fellow Group „Governance of Cultural Diversity - Socio-Legal Perspectives“
Julia Martínez-Arińo (MPI-MMG): “Governing Religious Diversity in Spain - A Case Study of Prisons' Secularisation and Demonopolisation”, 11 December 2013
Open Lectures Winter 2013/2014
Christina von Hodenberg (Queen Mary University of London), 19 December 2013