Join distinguished speakers as they discuss topics surrounding the sacred relics.
Talks and panelists include:
Session 1 : Buddhist Relics and Mandalas: The Case of the Famensi Reliquaries in Tang China. Michelle C Wang, Department of Art and Art History, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
Session 2: Precious Memories: Objects and Narratives in Persianate Sufi Islam. Shahzad Bashir, Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and Director of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University
Session 3: he Ancestral Veneration and Artistic Transcendence: Reliquary Traditions from Central Africa. Alisa LaGamma, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Session 4: The Religion of Relics in Christian History. Derek Krueger, Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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