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Amar Presents at University of Lausanne Symposium

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar presented a paper titled “Islamic State and Buddhist Monasteries in the Thirteenth Century Magadha” at a symposium on Buddhist and Muslim Encounters in Pre-modern South Asia, which was organized by the University of Lausanne, Switzerland.  More ...

Seth Schermerhorn, Jennie Wilber ’17, Shannon Boley ’17, Talia Vaughan ’18 and Abhishek Amar at the EIR-AAR meeting.
Religious Studies Majors Present at Regional AAR Meeting

Jennie Wilber ’17, Shannon Boley ’17 and Talia Vaughan ’18 presented papers as part of a panel on “American Sacred Space: Constructing and Contesting the Sacred across Cultures” during the annual Eastern International Region meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR).  More ...

DHi Staff, Students Present at Bucknell Conference

Several members of the Hamilton community presented during the Bucknell Digital Scholarship Conference. The inaugural conference, held Nov. 14-16 at Bucknell University, focused on “Collaborating Digitally: Engaging Students in Faculty Research.”  More ...

Janet Simons and Abhishek Amar
Simons and Amar Discuss DHi at Vassar

Janet Simons, co-director of the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), and Abhishek Amar, assistant professor of religious studies, gave invited presentations on Nov. 13 at Vassar College. Their audience included faculty, librarians and academic technologists.  More ...

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Amar Presents at Madison South Asia Conference

Abhishek Amar, assistant professor of religious studies, organized a panel titled "Reconfiguring Buddhism: Sites, Objects and Heritage in Modern South Asia" at the 43rd Annual Conference on South Asia, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, on Oct. 18.  More ...

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Smith ’16 Studies the Practice of Meditation

Lainie Smith ’16, through the Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi), is examining meditation in her summer research project titled “Investigating the Growth and Adaptations of the Practice of Meditation” with Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar.  More ...

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Amar Publishes Chapter in Edited Volume

Abhishek Amar, assistant professor of religious studies, published a chapter titled "The Buddhaksetra of Bodhgaya: Sangha, Exchanges and Trade-Networks," in the volume titled Religions and Trade: Religious Formation, Transformation and Cross-Cultural Exchange between East and West, Leiden: Brill, 2013.  More ...

From left, ITS Educational Technologist Ted Fondak, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar and Professor of French John O'Neal in front of a painting of the Buddha in India.
Amar Meets with Hamilton Colleagues in India

Taking a break from his research in Bodhgaya, India, in January, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar met with Professor of French John C. O’Neal and ITS Educational Technologist Ted Fondak.  More ...

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Amar Presents Paper at American Academy of Religion Conference

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar organized a panel titled "Transformations and Reconfigurations of Sacred Sites in South Asia" at the Annual Conference of American Academy of Religion in Baltimore from Nov. 22 to 26.  More ...

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Amar Presents Paper at Annual South Asia Conference

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies Abhishek Amar participated on a panel titled "Politics of Religion: Patronage, Identity and Religious Centers in the Early Medieval India"' at the Annual Conference on South Asia at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Oct. 17-20.  More ...

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