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

Speaker: Vincent Goossaert (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris) Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen

"Territorial cults and the urbanization of the Chinese world: A case study of Suzhou"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Winter 2013/14
  • Date: Nov 12, 2013
  • Time: 15:30 - 17:00
  • Speaker: Vincent Goossaert (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris)
  • Vincent Goossaert obtained his PhD at EPHE, Paris (1997), was a research fellow at CNRS from 1998 to 2012 and is now Professor of Daoism and Chinese religions at EPHE. He has served as the Deputy Director of the Societies-Religions-Secularisms Institute (GSRL, Paris) since 2004. In 2007, he was ICS Visiting Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research deals with the social history of premodern and modern Chinese religion. He has published books on Chinese temples, Anticlericalism in China, Chinese dietary taboos, the production of moral norms, and most recently, with David Palmer, The Religious Question in Modern China (University of Chicago Press, 2011) which won the Levenson Prize for Books in Chinese Studies in 2013.
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
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