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Ritual Discourses in Modern South Indian Religions

Workshop, University of Heidelberg, 19th October 2007


11.00-12.00 Uhr
Roads, riots, and rituals: sacred space, social transformation, and Christians of Tirunelveli
Robert E. Frykenberg, Madison

12.15-13.15 Uhr
Iyothe Thassar's concept of Tamil festivals and rituals
Gnana Aloysius, Delhi

14.45-15.30 Uhr
Kanniyamma comes ashore. - The greatest annual religious festival of the Irular tribe in Northeastern Tamil Nadu
Ulrike Niklas, Köln

15.30-16.15 Uhr
Ritual and the politics of difference in the Kaveri-delta
Daniel Münster, Bielefeld

16.45-17.30 Uhr
Imagining South Indian Muslim ritual in colonial Southeast Asia
Torsten Tschacher, Köln

17.30-18.15 Uhr
Religion, caste, and nation: Discourses of identity and power in Telugu journals of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century
Heiko Frese, Heidelberg

18.30-19.15 Uhr
Tamil transnationalism and the Tamil community in Paris
Rebecca Lasky, London

19.15-20.00 Uhr session of South Indian Studies Group


Collaborative research centre 619
Heidelberg University

and the

South Indian Studies Group

For further information contact:

Urlike Schröder (ulrike.schroeder@wts.uni-heidelberg.de)