Conference (AAS) Panel: 'Is there a religious-secular divide in the Indian traditions?'

Conference: Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 25-28 March 2010.

The Research Centre organizes a panel 'Is there a religious-secular divide in the Indian traditions?'

Objectives:

Papers and participants:

- "Why there cannot be a religious-secular divide in the Indian traditions"
Dr. Jakob De Roover, Ghent University

- "Spiritual Economies: The Myth of the Religious Neutrality of the Secular and the Question of Indian Secularism"
Dr. Robert Yelle, University of Memphis

- "How should the secular state relate to religious conversion in India?"
Sarah Claerhout, Ghent University

Dr. Timothy Fitzgerald (the University of Stirling) and Dr. Balagangadhara Rao (Ghent University) will respond to the papers and the panel.

organisation(s):

Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Research Centre Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap

location

North America

type (discipline):

Lecture / Presentation / Debate | Conference / Congres / Symposium (Social Sciences | Humanities)

Contacts:

Dr. Sarah Claerhout
sarah.claerhout@ugent.be
phone: +32 9 264 93 71

 

Dr. Jakob De Roover
jakob.deroover@gmail.com
phone: 0032 9 264 93 72

Thu, March 25th 2010

Venue

Association for Asian Studies (AAS) Annual Meeting
Philadelphia

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