Provisional Programme for 2020 Symposium

I am pleased to announce the draft programme for the 2020 Spalding Symposium. Booking will open shortly. Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions 24th – 26th April 2020, University of Edinburgh Provisional Programme: Friday 24th April 1.45pm   Introduction and welcome 2.00-3.00pm   Opening keynote: Oliver Freiberger (University of Texas at Austin) – “Comparing Religion Within and Beyond …

Call for papers: 2020 Symposium

We invite proposals for papers for the 45th Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which will be held at the University of Edinburgh, on 24th-26th April 2020. The theme this year is “Comparison(s)”. Our purview includes both religions of South Asian origin wherever in the world they are being practised, and those of non South Asian …

Booking open for 2019 Symposium

Booking is now open for the 2019 Symposium, which will be held at the Storey Institute, Lancaster, from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th April. A provisional programme is below. As always, we offer two booking rates: residential £190, non-residential £85 We do not offer a reduced rate for students or other unwaged attendees. However, if …

Call for papers, 2019 symposium

We invite proposals for papers for the 44th Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which will be hosted by Lancaster University, 12-14 April 2019. The theme this year is ‘gender’. Our purview includes both religions of South Asian origin wherever in the world they are being practised, and those of non South Asian origin present within …

Plans for 2019 and 2020 Symposia

After having an excellent time in Durham this past spring, we have provisional details for 2019 and 2020: The 2019 Symposium will take place in Lancaster, 12th-14th April, with the theme of Gender. A call for papers will be circulated in August, and further details will be posted on the website. The 2020 Symposium will …

Final programme for 2018 Symposium

Booking is now closed, and we are all looking forward to the event. Registered participants will receive a copy of the Abstracts book and some helpful information about the venues etc by email next week. Here is the final schedule: Friday 13th April 1.30pm            Introduction and welcome 1.45-3.00pm   Opening keynote: Professor Kunal Chakrabarti (JNU)- ‘Laksmi’s …

Booking open for 2018 symposium

Booking is now open for the 2018 Symposium, which will take place at Hatfield College, University of Durham, on 13th-15th April. We are delighted to announce our keynote speakers: – Kunal Chakrabarti, Professor of Ancient Indian History at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNR), Delhi, and – Eleanor Nesbitt, Professor Emeritus at the University of Warwick. A …