Fourth Rethinking Religion in India conference at Hubli
The fourth Rethinking Religion in India conference is organised 24–27 November 2012 by the Indian partners Karnataka State Law University in Hubli, Kuvempu University, the Centre for the Study of Local Cultures, and the Academy for Social Sciences and Humanities in Karnataka; in collaboration with the Research Centre Vergelijkende Cultuurwetenschap, and the India Platform UGent at Ghent University, Belgium. The theme for the 2012 conference is ”Secularism, Religion and Law”. Abstracts and proposals should be submitted before 15 August 2012. Conference venue: Karnataka State Law University, Navanagar, Hubli.
The programme includes three daily Platform Sessions on ”Religion and Law”, and Roundtable Sessions on ”Religious and Communal Violence”. There will also be parallell sessions focusing on young and promising scholars and on innovative research results. A limited number of focussed themes related to the main conference theme have been selected for these, among them ”The colonial construction of Hinduism”, ”The caste system and Indian religion”, and ”Religious conversion in India”. More information about the conference.