Advancing world-class research on Indian religions since 1975


Annual Spring Symposium featuring scholars from the UK and around the world


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From podium to publication: partnerships with academic publishers

The Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which takes place each year, now packs around sixteen research papers into an intensive weekend, with a hundred participants. Many academics share early-stage research and there is allocated space for graduate students as well.

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Two new research recordings from Spalding Symposium

11 July 2021
Dear All We are delighted to share two more recordings of the research papers from the Spalding Symposium on Indian…

Spalding Symposium 2021: Reflections and thanks

9 June 2021
*Reposted* Due to a technical error this did not appear on the website first time round: Now that we have…

Final Schedule and Abstracts Spalding Symposium 2021

22 April 2021
46th Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions – April 23rd, 24th, 25th, 2021 Held online

46th Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions Schedule

Day 1: Friday 23rd April
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12.00 – 13.00
Keynote Address - Jacqueline Suthren-Hirst (University of Manchester)
13.15 – 14.15
Arun Brahmbhatt (St Lawrence University)
14.15 – 15.15
Heleen De Jonckheere (University of Chicago)

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