Day 1: Thursday, 19 October 2017
09.30-10.00 Arrival, registration and coffee
10.15-11.15 Keynote lecture David Chidester (University of Cape Town): Forming Religion. Colonial, Imperial, and Global Configurations.
11.20-12.30 Panel on Towering Figures in the Study of Religion
13.30-15.00 Parallel Sessions I
15.30-16.30 Parallel Sessions II
16.45-18.30 Keynote Lectures
- Eva Spies (University of Bayreuth): Being in Relation. A Perspective on Multiplicity in the Field of Religion.
- Kim Knibbe (University of Groningen): Conceptualizing Religious Diversity in a Post-Colonial Europe. Q&A.
19.00 Conference diner
Day 2: Friday 20 October 2017
10.00-10.10 Welcome back
10.10-11.30 Keynote lecture Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute Göttingen): What is ‘Comparison’ in Comparative Religion?
Response by Katja Rakow. Q&A
11.45-13.15 Parallel Sessions III
14.00-15.30 Parallel Sessions IV
15.30-15.45 Brief refreshments
15.45-16.45 Concluding Panel and Plenary Discussion
17.00 Close of the Conference