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BAHAR Seminar, Wednesday May 2, 2012: Dr David Smith

Posted on 7 February 2012 by Blogs Admin

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 5 October 2011 by Blogs Admin

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 28 September 2011 by Blogs Admin

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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BAHAR Seminar, Thursday November 24, 2011: Kath McPhillips

Posted on 28 September 2011 by Blogs Admin

Kath McPhillips (Sociology and Anthropology, School of Humanities and Social sciences, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia) will give a seminar on ‘Sainthood in Modern Australia: Contradiction or Possibility?’ on Thursday November 24, 2011. Humanities Building, Cardiff University from 5.10 p.m. to 6.45 p.m. All welcome. Room 3.48, Humanities Building. In October 2010, Australia celebrated the
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