SAI Co-sponsored event: Conference on “Religious Pluralism In Europe and Asia: Conditions, Modes, and Consequences”
Sun, September 30, 2012 • 9:30 AM - 6:15 PM • SAC 1.118
Part I: From Antiquity to the Times of Colonialism
9.30-10.00 Mini-Continental Breakfast (Classics Lounge, WAG 116)
10.00-13:15 Session III: South Asia – Rituals and Architecture
Licia DiGiacinto (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Chair
10.00-10.40 Richard Eaton (Arizona): "Four Moments in Islam's Venture in India, 1200-1650"
10.45-11.25 Jessie Pons (Ruhr-Universität Bochum): "The role and iconography of Indra and Brahma in the Gandharan Buddhist context"
11.45-12.25 Sven Wortmann (Ruhr-Universität Bochum): "On Brahmins and Ascetics: Religious Dynamics in Ancient India in the Light of Field-Theory "
12.30-12.45 Respondent: Sven Bretfeld (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
13.15-14.45 Lunch break
14.45-18.15 Session IV: Between East and West
Martha Newman (University of Texas at Austin), Chair
14.45-15.25 Jason BeDuhn (N. Arizona): “Manichaeism and the Emergence of Religious Pluralism“
15.30-16.10 Dorothea Weltecke (Konstanz): “Christians in multi-religious cities in the Middle East”
16.30-17.10 Ronnie Po-chia Hsia (Penn State): “From accommodation to confrontation: Christianity in China“
17.15-17.30 Respondent: Steven J. Friesen (University of Texas at Austin)
17.30-18.15 Discussion, Summary, & Conclusion