P45


Religious relations In Asia 
Convenor:
Christine Dureau (University of Auckland)
Location:
G
Start time:
8 December, 2008 at 13:30 (UTC+0)
Session slots:
2

Short Abstract:

This panel is concerned with religious practices in Asia. It considers hegemonic and subversive uses of religious rituals; the appropriation of myths, spiritual knowledge and ancestral authority; and the use of religion to stablise cultural identity in a fast-changing social and economic environment.

Long Abstract

This panel is concerned with religious practices in Asia. It considers hegemonic and subversive uses of religious rituals; the appropriation of myths, spiritual knowledge and ancestral authority; and the use of religion to stablise cultural identity in a fast-changing social and economic environment.

Accepted papers: