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Copenhagen seminar on Urban Hindu Temple Publics

April 18, 2013 - 15:15-17:00

The Asian Dynamics Initiative at University of Copenhagen organises a public lecture by Tulasi Srinivas, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Emerson College, Boston, USA, on Thursday 18 April 2013, 15.15–17.00. She will speak about ”Newness, Ritual and Globalization in Urban Hindu Temple Publics”.

The seminar is co-organised by the Modern India and South Asia Studies. Venue: Room 27.0.09, Building 27, Faculty of Humanities, Njalsgade 136, Copenhagen. Tulasi Srinivas is currently on a Research fellowship at The Kate Hamburger Kolleg Center for Religious Studies (CERES), at Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany.

Srinivas is a specialist on globalization, culture and religion. Her work brings together key contemporary concerns of the global political economy, spirituality, and ethical life. The author of “Winged Faith Rethinking Globalization and Religious Pluralism” Columbia University Press, 2010, and co-editor (with Krishnendu Ray) of “Curried Cultures: Food, Globalization and South Asia“, University of California Press, 2012, Srinivas is currently completing another monograph “Forging Faith: Ambivalent Globalization and Innovative Religion in Hindu Temple Publics of Bangalore City.

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Copenhagen seminar on Urban Hindu Temple Publics


April 18, 2013