Timetable of SOAS Hindu Studies seminar

Dominik Wujastyk D.Wujastyk at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Jan 14 17:27:47 EST 1993


University of London

School of Oriental and African Studies

Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG
Tel. No. (071) 637 2388


DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES

HINDU STUDIES SEMINAR 1992-3

CONVENOR: Dr. I. Julia Leslie

Lectures will be held on TUESDAYS in Room L61 at 1.0 pm

Term 2

January

12      Eroticism and Astrology in India
                Prof. Kenneth G. Zysk (New York University)
                [Chair: Dr. Tuvia Gelblum]

19      The Erotic in Indian Art
                Dr. Partha Mitter (University of Sussex)
                [Chair: Dr. Giles Tillotson]

26      The Names and Epithets of R!ma
                Dr. John Brockington (University of Edinburgh)
                [Chair: Dr. Renate Sohnen-Thieme]

February

2       The Politics of Pilgrimage: The Case of the Maharaja
        of Jodhpur and Ramdeo the Hero-God
                Marzia Balzani (Roehampton Institute)
                [Chair: Dr. Malory Nye]

9       Parrot Tales:Tunccatteruttaccan and the Hindu Epics
                Dr. Theodore Gabriel (Cheltenham & Gloucester College
                of Higher Education)
                [Chair: Dr. Rupert Snell]

16      The Paths of the Dead and the Five Fires
                Dr. Dermot Killingley (University of Newcastle upon
                Tyne)
                [Chair: Dr. Julia Leslie]

23      The Meanings of Being "Buddhist" in the Context of
        Hindu Maharashtra}
                Dr. Tim Fitzgerald (Aichi Gakuin University, Japan)
                [Chair: Dr. Ian Raeside]
March

2       Hindu Great Traditions in a Diaspora Context
                Dr. Malory Nye (King's College London)
                [Dr. Helen Kanitkar]

9       Women, Religion and Family Laws in India
                Dr. Vibhuti Patel (S.N.D.T. Women's University,
                Bombay)
                [Chair: Dr. Werner Menski]

16      The Deification of the Dead
                Dr. John Smith (University of Cambridge)
                [Chair: Dr. Christopher Pinney]


Enquiries: Joan Ridgwell, Department of Religious Studies, SOAS.
Tel. 071 323 6137




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