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Faculty of Divinity

This Research Seminar subdivides into termly seminars for specialists in Islam, Judaism, and the religious traditions of India. Speakers may have premodern or contemporary interests, and may present papers on the basis of a very wide range of intellectual interests and disciplinary traditions. 



Indian Religions Research Seminars

[Co-sponsored with the Research Seminar

 in Inter-Religious Relations]

All meetings via Zoom 

Lent Term 2020-21


  1. January 25, 2.15–4.15 pm (GMT)

Dr Mou Banerjee, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Borderlines Across “Hindu” and “Non-Hindu” Worlds:

Contestations Over the Cow in Nineteenth-Century Bengal.




  1. February 8, 2.15–4.15 pm (GMT)

Dr Claire Robison, Bowdoin College

Borderlines Across “Hindu” and “Non-Hindu” Worlds:

Curating Muslim Pasts, Revisioning Histories Among Ismailis and Satpanthis.

Meeting ID: 926 3133 8451




  1. February 22, 2.15–4.15 pm (GMT)

Professor Yasmin Saikia, Arizona State University

Borderlines Across “Hindu” and “Non-Hindu” Worlds:

The Everyday Worlds of Muslims in Assam.

Meeting ID: 945 3461 9394




  1. March 8, 3.30–5.00 pm (GMT)

Professor Heidi Pauwels, University of Washington

Borderlines Across “Hindu” and “Non-Hindu” Worlds:

Praising Krishna Urdu-style.

Meeting ID: 983 3063 9087



All colleagues, Undergraduates, MPhil and PhD students in Religious Studies

or other areas (such as Classics, History and Philosophy),

 from within and outside the faculty, are warmly welcome.

If you need further information, please contact Dr Ankur Barua