Events of the Department of Religious Diversity (in descending order)

This Online Book Talk is hosted by the Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies (NIOD), the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and other. [more]

"Between a Rock and a Hard Place Sinophobia and Spiritual Warfare in Contemporary Vietnam"

  • Date: May 12, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 18:30
  • Speaker: Tam Ngo (MPI-MMG/NIOD)
  • Tam NGO is a senior, permanent fellow of the Max Planck Society (Germany) and the NIOD (Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences).
  • Location: Video Conference
EXTERNAL EVENT - China Research Seminar Series (Easter Term 2021) | FAMES, University of Cambridge [more]

"Religious ethics and plural sites of entanglement"

Workshops, conferences 2021
Engaging with the “ethical turn” in the anthropology of religion, this workshop panel examines multiple sites of entanglements between politics and religious ethics. [more]

"Opioid addiction as a Problem of Ritual and Anti-Ritual"

"Toxic and explosive legacies: Anthropology of War Pollution"

  • Date: Apr 19, 2021
  • Time: 13:00 - 14:30
  • Speaker: Tam Ngo (MPI-MMG/NIOD)
  • TAM NGO works half-time at the MPI and half-time at the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) in Amsterdam.
  • Location: Video Conference

"Between Spiritual Care and Forensic Care: Situating the Remains of War Dead in Contemporary Vietnam"

  • Date: Apr 13, 2021
  • Time: 16:00 - 18:00
  • Speaker: Tam Ngo (MPI-MMG/NIOD)
  • TAM NGO works half-time at the MPI and half-time at the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) in Amsterdam.
  • Location: Zoom Event
A lecture as part of the colloquium series "Understanding Asia: Bridging Margins" at Bielefeld University. [more]

"Ritual Polyphony"

  • Date: Apr 8, 2021
  • Time: 10:00 - 11:30
  • Speaker: Kenneth Dean (NUS)
  • KENNETH DEAN is the Raffles Professor in the Humanities at the National University of Singapore.
  • Location: Video Conference

"Unravelling the Nationalist Myth of Gandhian Non-Violence: How Did Gandhi Invent His “Hindu” Notion of Ahiṃsā?"

  • Date: Mar 30, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Speaker: Eijiro Hazama (University of Shiga Prefecture/University of Tokyo, Japan)
  • EIJIRO HAZAMA (Ph.D.) has been a JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow at MPI-MMG from April 2020. He specializes in South Asian intellectual history and cultural anthropology, particularly contemporary ‘post-enlightenment’ issues revolving around nationalism, secularism, and epistemological modernization in India.
  • Location: Video Conference

"Ending the “Double Death”: Objective Science, The Moral Claims to Rebury the Disappeared, and Rewriting Spain’s Violent Past"

Religious Diversity Colloquium 2021

Anthropology of Science, Technology and Death Seminar

  • Date: Mar 1, 2021
  • Time: 13:00 - 14:30
  • Speaker: Tam Ngo (MPI-MMG/NIOD)
  • TAM NGO works half-time at the MPI and half-time at the Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) in Amsterdam.
  • Location: Video Conference
A virtual public talk on the rise of nationalism and its effects on the diasporic communities in a post-Covid world. Hosted by the University of Cologne [more]

WriteLab

Workshops, conferences 2021
WriteLab is a space in which to workshop your writing. [more]

"Shaheen Bagh Is Not An Event of the Past, It Is An Interrupted Future"

  • Date: Feb 3, 2021
  • Time: 15:00 - 16:00
  • Speaker: Irfan Ahmad (MPI-MMG)
  • IRFAN AHMAD is a Senior Research Fellow working on a book manuscript provisionally titled "Terrorism in Question: Toward An Anthropological Approach".
  • Location: Video Conference
Virtual public lecture hosted by the Hyderabad Central University [more]

"Religion, Care and Reconciliation"

Religious Diversity Colloquium 2021

Virtual Book Launch by Arndt Emmerich (MPI-MMG) on "Islamic Movements in India"

Workshops, conferences 2021
  • Date: Jan 29, 2021
  • Time: 18:30 - 20:30
  • Location: Zoom Meeting
Hosted by the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. [more]

"Recognizing Hindu Orientalism"

  • Date: Jan 26, 2021
  • Time: 17:00 - 19:00
  • Speaker: Irfan Ahmad (MPI-MMG)
  • IRFAN AHMAD is a Senior Research Fellow working on a book manuscript provisionally titled "Terrorism in Question: Toward An Anthropological Approach".
  • Location: Video Conference
Guest lecture hosted by the Dept. of Indology at Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen [more]

WriteLab

Workshops, conferences 2021
WriteLab is a space in which to workshop your writing. [more]
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