Places to Go, Things to Do_ A Report of the Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge

[Blog] Places to Go, Things to Do: A Report of the Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge

By Emmett Chan, Rutika Gandhi, and Maggie Mitchell On May 5 and 6, 2018, the University of Lethbridge hosted the Research in Religious Studies Conference, which allowed undergraduate and graduate students to present their work in the broad field of Religious Studies. Of the two panels, Places to Go, Things to Do featured three graduate … Continue reading [Blog] Places to Go, Things to Do: A Report of the Research in Religious Studies Conference at the University of Lethbridge

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[Blog] The Slash Between: Going Home as an Insider/ Outsider

By Rutika Gandhi Introduction For my thesis, I am looking at the revival of Buddhism in India in the context of modernism and globalization. Specifically, I am interested in the role that India’s government plays in branding, supporting and promoting Buddhist tourist and pilgrimage sites for economic development. Since there are various significant places connected … Continue reading [Blog] The Slash Between: Going Home as an Insider/ Outsider

[Blog] 2017 Canadian Society for the Study of Religion Conference Reflection

By Rutika Gandhi Recently, I have been in contact with the manager of the Canadian Journal of Buddhist Studies. Since I was about to attend the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2017 meeting for the Canadian Society for the Study of Religion at Ryerson University in Toronto, from May 27th – 30th,  I … Continue reading [Blog] 2017 Canadian Society for the Study of Religion Conference Reflection