Conference: Dynamics of Religious Diversity

Programme Overview

Programme overview (for more detailed information see the Conference Booklet and the Book of Abstracts)
Day 1: Thursday, 19 October 2017

9.15-9.45         Arrival, registration and coffee

9.45-11.20       Welcome
Panel on Key Figures in the Study of Religion from Postcolonial Perspectives

11.30-13.00     Parallel Sessions I

13.00-13.45     Lunch

13.45-15.15     Parallel Sessions II

15.15-15.45     Refreshments

15.45-17.15    Parallel Sessions III

17.30-19.00     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.

19.30               Conference diner

Day 2: Friday 20 October 2017

10.00-11.15     Keynote lecture Peter van der Veer (Max Planck Institute Göttingen): What is ‘Comparison’ in Comparative Religion?

  • Response by Katja Rakow.
  • Q&A

11.30-13.00     Parallel Sessions IV

13.00-14.00     Lunch

14.00-15.30     Parallel Sessions V

15.30-15.45     Brief refreshments

15.45-16.45     Concluding Panel and Plenary Discussion

17.00               Close of the Conference and Reception