Nordic Workshop on

Organised by:
• Dept. of History of Religion, Institute for Intercultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, and
Indic Religions division, Dept. of History and Anthropology of Religion; Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (CTR), Lund University

Time: Thursday 22 September 2005, 09.55–17.00

Venue: Institut for Tværkulturelle og Regionale Studier, Afdeling for Religionshistorie, Köbenhavns universitet, Artillerivej 86, Copenhagen S.

09.55 – 10.00 Introduction
10.00 – 10.30 Jürgen Offermanns: Hinduism and Buddhism – a Swedish cultural heritage
10.30 – 11.00 Måns Broo: Indian Religions in Finland
11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break
11.20 – 11.50 Torkel Brekke: Indian Religions in Norway
11.50 - 12.20 Olav Hammer: Indian Religions in Sweden
12.20 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.00 Marianne Qvortrup Fibiger: Indian Religions in Denmark
14.00 - 14.30 Kristina Myrvold & Katarina Plank: On the book project ”The Multireligious Sweden”
14.30 – 14.50 Coffee break
14.50 – 15.20 Stig Toft Madsen: VHP and RSS in Denmark
15.20 – 17.00 Concluding debate, and discussion on the possibilities to establish a Nordic collaboration.

The workshop is arranged as part of an ongoing Nordic project called ”Nordisk orientalism – indiska religioner i Norden”, including researchers from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland (Olle Qvarnström, Lund University; Torkel Brekke, University of Oslo; Måns Broo, Åbo Akademi; and Erik Sand, University of Copenhagen). Contact person: Professor Olle Qvarnström.

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