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Workshop | Programme

SYMPOSIUM "RELIGION IN URBAN CONTEXTS"

April 1 – 2, 2016

 

Start Date: April 1, 2016 14.00

End Date: April 2, 2016 14.00

 

Location: Utrecht University, Sweelinckzaal, Drift 21

Registration: k.rakow@uu.nl

Programme

Friday April 1, 2016 14.00 – 18.00

14.00 – 14.10 Welcome and Introduction

1st Paper Session “Asia”

Chair: Daan Beekers

14.10 – 14.50 Xenia Zeiler, University of Helsinki: Mediatized Hindu Festivals - Transformed practices in Indian megacities

14.50 – 15.30 Matthias Deininger, Heidelberg University: Mapping Urban Religiosities: Visual impressions from Singapore

15.30 – 16.10 Katja Rakow, Utrecht University: The STAR in Singapore’s Skyline: Christian place making in secular and commercial spaces

16.10 – 16.30 Coffee Break

Keynote Lecture

16.30 – 18.00  Anna Strhan (University of Kent): Time, Transcendence, and the City: Evangelicals, hope, and the urban imagination

18.00 Reception

Saturday, April 2, 2016 9.00 – 14.00

2nd Paper Session “Europe”

Chair: Markus Balkenhol

9.00 – 9.40 Daan Beekers (Utrecht University): Dreams of an iconic mosque: Spatial and temporal entanglements of a converted church in Amsterdam

9.40 – 10.20 Oskar Verkaaik (University of Amsterdam): Practising Secularism in Dutch Mosque Issues: Constitutional versus nativist secularism

10.20 – 11.00 Irene Becci (Université de Lausanne): Place Keeping, Making and Seeking: Religious actors' spatial strategies in urban contexts

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break

3rd Paper Session “Asia and Europe”

Chair: Katja Rakow

11.30 – 12.10 Esther Berg (Heidelberg University): Urban Christians, small groups and “Asian culture”: A transcultural approach to the study of religions

12.10 – 12.50 Xinzi Rao (Heidelberg University): Imagining the City: Chinese Christians in Heidelberg

13.00 – 13.30 Concluding Discussion

13.30 – 14.00 Lunch

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