BAHAR: Report on recent activities

Posted on 9th April 2015 by

I haven’t posted anything to this blog since 2012. There have been updates on the main BAHAR site, but I will add a note here too. Santi and I have now both retired from Cardiff University, though we both retain emeritus or honorary positions there, and we have moved to Sydney, Australia. Not much happened
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BAHAR Seminar, Wednesday May 2, 2012: Dr David Smith

Posted on 7th February 2012 by

To conclude our seminar series for the 2012 Spring Semester, Dr David Smith, a well-known scholar on Indian religion and art, recently retired from the Department of Religious Studies (now Politics, Philosophy, and religion) at Cardiff University, will present an illustrated talk based on the opening chapters of a book he is currently completing on
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BAHAR Seminar Series on Adam Curtis Films

Posted on 5th October 2011 by

BAHAR is holding a series of three seminars this autumn to discuss some of the themes raised by Adam Curtis in his provocative series All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace broadcast earlier this year on BBC2 (see the Wikipedia page on the film series and also this interview with Adam Curtis). Unlike traditional
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BAHAR Seminar, Thursday November 10, 2011: Ann David

Posted on 28th September 2011 by

Dr Ann David (Principal Lecturer, Dance Department, University of Roehampton) will give a seminar, ‘Boundaries of the body: extreme bodily ritual practices in Tamil Hindu communities in Britain’ on Thursday November 10, 2011. Humanities Building, Cardiff University from 5.10 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. All welcome. Room 3.48, Humanities Building. Extreme bodily ritual practices, an essential
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