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

Location: Video Conference

"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]

"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

"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

"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]

"Ritual and Anti-Ritual"

WriteLab

Workshops, conferences 2020
WriteLab is a space in which to workshop your writing. [more]

"Rethinking Gandhi’s secularism: how did Gandhi’s brahmacarya relate to his last political vision?"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2020
  • Date: Jun 22, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Speaker: Eijiro Hazama (University of Tokyo)
  • EIJIRO HAZAMA specializes in South Asian intellectual history and historical anthropology, particularly the contemporary “post-enlightenment” issues revolving around nationalism, secularism, and the epistemological modernization in India.
  • Location: Video Conference

WriteLab

Workshops, conferences 2020
WriteLab is a space in which to workshop your writing. [more]

"Terrorism in question: toward a new public anthropology"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2020
  • Date: Jun 15, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • 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

"Sacred matters"

Discussion on theoretical writings on death and mourning, and on personhood, individualism, and the porosity of the self

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2020
  • Date: May 25, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Speaker: Peter van der Veer (MPI-MMG)
  • PETER VAN DER VEER is Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity at Göttingen.
  • Location: Video Conference

"Setting up a Muslim-Christian kindergarten – Interfaith dialogue at the local level in Germany""

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2020
  • Date: May 11, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Speaker: Arndt Emmerich (MPI-MMG)
  • ARNDT EMMERICH is a Research Fellow in the Department of Religious Diversity. As part of his new project, he will analyse the role of local mosque activism during the German refugee crisis through a comparative neighbourhood perspective.
  • Location: Video Conference

"The appearance of history: approaching lottery divination in Chinese Buddhist temples in China today"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2020
  • Date: Apr 20, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Speaker: Shen Yang (MPI-MMG)
  • YANG SHEN is a cultural anthropologist focusing on religion and secularism. Her work examines how humans become the ways they are at the intersection of political history, religious institutions, and cultural traditions.
  • Location: Video Conference
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