P45
Religious relations In Asia

Convenors:
Christine Dureau (University of Auckland)
Location:
G
Session slots:
2

Short abstract:

This panel is concerned with religious practices in Asia. It considers hegemonic and subversive uses of religious rituals; the appropriation of myths, spiritual knowledge and ancestral authority; and the use of religion to stablise cultural identity in a fast-changing social and economic environment.

Long abstract:

This panel is concerned with religious practices in Asia. It considers hegemonic and subversive uses of religious rituals; the appropriation of myths, spiritual knowledge and ancestral authority; and the use of religion to stablise cultural identity in a fast-changing social and economic environment.