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

Location: Video Conference

"Ritual and Anti-Ritual"

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"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

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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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