Unfortunately, the submission of abstracts and proposals has been closed. A warm thanks to all people that responded!
- Call for papers: Parallel Paper Sessions
- Immediately submit your abstract for the Parallel Paper Sessions
- Call for proposals: "How to...?" Workshops
- Immediately submit your proposal for the "How to ...?" Workshops
We invite submission of max. 300 word abstracts on the following themes:
- The colonial construction of Hinduism
- The caste system and Indian religion
- Secularism in Europe and India
- Religious conversion in India
- Religious and communal violence
- Religion and Law
In case there is a second author, please indicate this clearly in your abstract.
We invite proposals for workshop sessions that address a concrete question such as ‘How to teach about the Indian religions and traditions?’ or 'How to develop de-colonised descriptions of the Indian traditions?' will be addressed. Even though the aim of these sessions is to involve the audience in a more active way, the structure of these sessions is left open: the sessions could consist of presentations, a discussion among a panel of experts on a particular theme, a discussion with the audience introduced and moderated by a chair. It is left to the organiser of a 'how to…?' workshop to decide upon this.
Workshop proposals should explain why this workshop is important vis-à-vis the general objectives of Rethinking Religion in India. They should also contain an outline of the planned structure of the session with the number and names of speakers, moderator and/or other participants.