Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2018

RDD Seminar Spring/Summer 2018, 10:30-12:00
Hermann-Föge-Weg 12

Mon, 19 March 2018
Peter van der Veer (MPI-MMG)
“Refugees and religion” 

Mon, 16 April 2018
Patrice Ladwig (MPI-MMG)
“Buddhism and colonial governmentality in Laos and Indochina: from French orientalism to anti-communism (1893-1953)”

Mon, 14 May 2018
Nga Mai (MPI-MMG)
“Coping with uncertainty through partnership: an ethnographic study on Vietnamese migrant women in Berlin” 

Mon, 4 June 2018
Michael Feener (Oxford)
Engineering transformations in the ‘religion-development nexus’: Islamic law, reform, and reconstruction in Aceh

Tue, 5 June 2018
Liza Wing Man Kam (MPI-MMG)
“From Shinto shrines to martyr temples and others: ‘religious’ space, rituals and their shifting political symbolism as enunciation of power(s) in Taiwan since the post-war era” 

Fri, 8 June 2018
Kenneth Dean (Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore)
The transmission of Chinese civilizational techniques to Southeast Asia: networking, Daoist rites, spirit possession, and hybrid ritual forms

Mon, 11 June 2018
Berna Turam (North-Eastern University)
Muslim diaspora and sanctuary cities: safe places and politics of fear 

Mon, 18 June 2018
John Keane (University of Sydney)