Secular Agriculture Or Religious Freedom? The Heads Or Tails Of Cow Protection In India

Date: 
March 1, 2018 4:30 PM
Affiliation: 
Washington University
Speaker Biographies: 

CASSIE ADCOCK is Associate Professor in the Department of History and in the religious studies program at Washington University in St. Louis. She specializes in religion in the political culture of modern north India. Her first book, The Limits of Tolerance: Indian Secularism and the Politics of Religious Freedom (2013), addresses the politics of religious conversion in India by providing a critical history of tolerance, a secularist ideal central to the Gandhian tradition. Her current book project traces the long history of cow protection in north India from 1881 until 1969. Her work has been supported by a Fulbright Scholar Award, an NEH-AIIS Senior Research Fellowship, 

Co-sponsored by: 
<p><strong style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">&nbsp;<a href="https://www.sas.upenn.edu/religious_studies/" style="color: #0088cc; text-decoration-line: none;">University of Pennsylvania Department of Religious Studies</a></strong></p>
Location: 
Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor