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

Speaker: Filippo Osella (University of Sussex)

CANCELLED - "The unbearable lightness of trust: trade, masculinity and the life-world of Indian export agents in Yiwu, China"

Religious Diversity Colloquium Spring/Summer 2020
  • Date: Mar 30, 2020
  • Time: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Speaker: Filippo Osella (University of Sussex)
  • FILIPPO OSELLA is Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies at the University of Sussex (UK). Since3 1989 he has conducted research in Kerala (India), Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and in a number countries in the Gulf. His recent books include Islam, Politics and Anthropology (with B. Soares, 2010), Islamic Reforms in South Asia (with C. Osella, 2012), Religion and the Morality of the Market (with D. Rudnyckyj, 2017). Last year he has co-edited (with S. Ramaswamy) a special issue of Modern Asian Studies on “Charity and Philanthropy in South Asia” (2018). His current research focuses on trading networks between China, India and West Asia, and he has recently begun research on a two years, ESRC-funded project on artisanal fishers’ attitudes towards risk in Kerala (India).
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
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