Uses of the Past: The Politics of Religion and Collective Memories

Monday, July 14, 2014: 5:30 PM-7:20 PM
Room: Harbor Lounge B
RC22 Sociology of Religion (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Marian BURCHARDT, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany and Mattias KOENIG, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Germany
Buddhism, Collective Memories, and Political Process in Myanmar (Burma) (Oral Presentation)
Hiroko KAWANAMI, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Multiple Secularities and Cultural Memories in Québec (Oral Presentation)
Marian BURCHARDT, Inst Study Religious & Ethnic Diversity, Germany

Religion and Colonial Encounters in the Straits Settlements: From Self-Governance to Institutional Regulation (Oral Presentation)
Vineeta SINHA, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Theoretical Reflections from Halbwachs' Perspective: The Religious Collective Memory and Its Political Uses (Oral Presentation)
Veridiana CORDEIRO, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Sociologists and Believers: Alliances and Protectorates in Brazil (Oral Presentation)
Roberto MOTTA, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Public Religion, Collective Memory in a Multilocal and Global Society (Distributed Paper)
, University of Roma III, Italy

Uses of the Future: The Problem of Theodicy in Nagasaki (Distributed Paper)
Yu FUKUDA, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

Re-Membering the Past: Biblical Archaeology Between Secularization and Religionization (Distributed Paper)
Hanna HERZOG, Tel Aviv University, Israel; Ze'ev HERZOG, Tel Aviv University, Israel

The Politics of Religion in Turkey (Distributed Paper)
Ismail DEMIREZEN, Istanbul University, Turkey

The Russian State Promotion of Islamic Education (Distributed Paper)
Lili DI PUPPO, National Research University, Russia