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Previous Colloquium Speakers

2013

2012

  • 26-11-'12 | Dr. Amit Desai (Belfast) | The power of new secrets: exploring conversion and sorcery in central India
  • 22-10-'12 | Dr. Christian Strümpell (Heidelberg) | Caste and Modernity in Indian Industries: views from the Orissan periphery
  • 24-09-'12 | Dr. Brigitte Luchesi (Bremen) | Jhankis: Ritual Visualizations of Gods in Himachal Pradesh, North India
  • 23-04-'12 | Dr. Anna Slaczka (Amsterdam) | The importance of the unedited Śaiva manuscripts for the study of iconography: the case of the Devyāmata

2011

  • 28-11-’11 | Dr. Hiroko Kawanami (Lancaster) | The politics of gender identity amongst Buddhist nuns in Myanmar
  • 24-10-’11 | Dr. Tina Otten (Bochum) | Gods in Times of Change: Ritual and Religion in Highland Orissa, India
  • 26-09-‘11 | Dr. Nicolas Prévôt (Paris) | Experiencing a Musical Pantheon: Rituals of Possession in Bastar
  • 23-05-'11 | Prof. Dr. Harry Falk (Berlin): Religious Syncretism of the Kushan Kings
  • 28-03-'11 | Dr. Albertina Nugteren (Tilburg) | Sacred Space, Deity’s Face: Hindu Ritual Dynamics in the Netherlands
  • 28-02-'11 | Prof Dr. Peter C. Bisschop (Leiden) | Varanasi (Benares): City of Yoginis

2010

  • 22-11-'10 | Dr. Manuela Ciotti (Edinburgh) | They can never be post-secular? Arguments from a subaltern community in north India
  • 27-09-'10 | Dr. Peter Berger (Groningen) | Society on the Menu: Food, Ritual and Social Relations in Highland Orissa, India
  • 29-03-'10 | Raúl Concha Grau (MA) (Groningen) |Veldwerk in Varanasi (Benares)


2009

  • 23-11-'09 | Jonathan Silk (Leiden) |"What can Students of Indian Buddhist Literature Learn from Biblical Text Criticism?"
  • 28-09-'09 | Prof.Dr. Helene Basu (Münster) | Sorcery under trial at the court of Mira Datar
  • 25-05-'09 | Dr. Daud Ali (London) | The Law of the FishesViolence, Sovereignty and Religion in Early India
  • 27-04-'09 | Dr. Parvis Ghassem-Fachandi (Newark/New Yersey) | Hindu anger, Muslim sacrifice, Gujarat pogrom
  • 23-02-'09 | Dr. Chris Gregory (Canberra) | Divine Skinship: Reflections on the Familial Kiss in Bastar District, India


2008

  • 24-11-'08 | Professor Frank Heidemann (Munich) | Gods, Goddesses and Dual Souvereignity in India
  • 27-10-'08 | Prof. Arlo Griffiths (Leiden/Paris) | The shantyudaka or 'holy water' of the Atharvavedic Brahmins
  • 22-09-'08 | Professor Georg Pfeffer (Berlin) | Experiencing Religion in South Asia
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