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

Speaker: G. Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

"Spaces, Objects and Sacred Geographies: Rethinking the History of Kerala’s Faith Practice"

  • Date: Feb 3, 2014
  • Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM (Local Time Germany)
  • Speaker: G. Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
  • G. Arunima (Arunima Gopinath) is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at JNU, Delhi and currently a Fellow at the Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, University of Kölln. She is the author of ‘There Comes Papa: Colonialism and the Transformation of Matriliny in Kerala, Malabar c. 1850-1940 (2003) and numerous articles and book chapters. She is currently completing a monograph entitled Novel Images: Aesthetics, Culture, and Modernity in Colonial South India, Kerala 1870-1940. Professor Gopinath’s research projects include: “Sacred Geographies, Hybrid Iconographies: Faith Practices and Idioms of Malayali Religious Iconography” and “Gender, Photography and Visual Practices in Contemporary India.”
  • Location: MPI-MMG, Hermann-Föge-Weg 12, Göttingen
  • Room: Conference Room
A talk sponsored by Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity and CeMIS, Göttingen. [more]
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