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Year of India Event: The Religions of India

Date: 2/6/2013
Time: 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm

The diversity of India’s religious traditions infuse nearly every aspect of life, from culture and arts to politics and social organization. Philosophical, anthropological and close textual studies will inform this roundtable discussion focusing on Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Sikhism; topics include the naming of religions, similarities and differences between religions, and religious boundaries (whether through their presence or absence).

Participants include Serinity Young, adjunct assistant professor in QC’s Department of Classical, Middle Eastern and Asian Languages & Culture; Balbinder Bhogal, Sardarni Juljit Kaur Chair of Sikh Studies and associate professor of religion at Hofstra University; Carla Bellamy, assistant professor, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Program in Religion and Culture, Baruch College (CUNY); Hanna Kim, assistant professor, Department of Anthropology, Adelphi University; and Gopal Sukhu, associate professor, QC’s Department of Classical, Middle Eastern and Asian Languages & Cultures.

Hosted by Satadru Sen, QC associate professor of history

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