Spalding symposium, March 2002 (fwd)

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at UCL.AC.UK
Sat Jan 19 22:39:32 UTC 2002

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Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 16:46:35 +0000
From: Ulrich Pagel <up1 at>


Regent's Park College
Pusey Street
Tel: 01865 288120
Fax: 01865 288121

22 March-24 March 2002

Friday, 22 March

4.30pm          Welcome, refreshments

5.00pm          Dr Arvind Mandair  (Hofstra University, New York)
Reconstituting Gurmat: Time, Transcendence and Subjectivity in Sikh
Reformist Discourse

6.30pm          Dinner

7.30pm          Professor Alexis Sanderson (All Souls, Oxford)
The Impact of Saivism on the Religions of Asia.

Saturday, 23 March

9.30am                  Dr Ulrich Pagel (SOAS)
Stupas and Stupa worship in Mahayana Sutras: New Evidence

10.45am         Refreshments

11.15am         Professor Richard Gombrich (Oxford)
Staying with Brahma: the history of an important

12.45pm         Lunch

3.00pm          Alexander Wynne (Oxford)
Meditation in early Buddhism: the jhanas and their position in the Sutta Pitaka

3.45pm          Will Douglas (Oxford)
The Last Amoghapasa Across All Asia

4.30pm          Refreshments

5.00pm          Dr Ron Geaves (Chester)
 From Totapuri to Maharaji: Reflections on a Parampara (lineage).

6.30pm          Dinner

7.30pm          Dr Rachel McDermott (Barnard)
Such a Pretty Face: The Sexualization of Durga in 19th-20th Century Bengal

Sunday, 24 March

9.30am                  Dr Jeanne Openshaw (Edinburgh)
Seeking Bauls of Bengal

10.45am         Refreshments

11.15am         Dr Elizabeth Arweck (Warwick and King's College, London)
A Hindu-Related New Religious Movement as Sponsor of an Educational
Programme: Issues and Perspectives

12.45pm         Lunch, then departure

Copies of this programme and/or the booking form can be obtained from:

Dr Anna King
Theology and Religious Studies
King Alfred's College
Winchester, SO22 4NR
tel: 01962 827331
email: A.King at

Enquiries about accommodation and meals should be sent to:

Christopher Aslet
56 Panton Road
Chester, CH2 3HX
tel: 01244 345511

Copies of this programme and/or the Booking Form can be obtained from

Dr Anna King
King Alfred's College
Winchester, SO22 4NR
Tel: 01962 827331

Enquiries about accommodation etc should be sent to

Christopher Aslet
56 Panton Road
Chester,  CH2 3HX
Tel: 01244 345511

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