Religion Cluster

News Archives

19 Oct 2006
Talk on: Personhood and Suicidal Devotion to Cause: Kamikaze, Jihadist, Tiger

11 Jan 2007
Panel Discussion on: Progressive Muslim Movements: The Turkish Case

25 Jan 2007
Forum on: Religion and Violence: The Examples of Christianity and Islam

14 Feb 2007
Workshop on: Chinese Religions

23 Mar 2007
Workshop on : Religious syncretism and Everyday Life Religiosity

2 May 2007
Panel on Diasporic Religion: Buddhism between Asia and the Americas

8 May 2007
Workshop on Religion and the State in Asia

3 Nov 2007
Seminar on Islam and the Arts

4 Dec 2007
Building Brides Seminar: Perspectives on being human

20 Feb 2008
Belief in Law: Religious Identity and National Policy

19-20 Jun 2008
International Workshop on Buddhism and the Crisis of Nation-States in Asia

30 Jul 2008
The Reception of Biotechnology in the Islamic World

14-15 Aug 2008
Workshop on: New Directions in the Study of Material Religion

14-15 Aug 2008
Conference on: Sufi Movements in Contemporary Islam

18 Aug 2008
Talk on : The University Campus, Government Policy and Religious Identities: The Experiences of Muslim Students

12 Sep 2008
Neither Religious nor Secular: The British Situation and Some Wider Implications

17 Sep 2008
Talk on: Interrogating the Relationship Between the Religious and the Secular: Discourse, Space and the Sacred

7 Oct 2008
Talk on: Is Human Existence Biologically Inevitable?

7 Oct 2008
Talk on: Islam is not a culture: Shaping the Muslim self in diasporas

11 Oct 2008
Seminar on Islam and the Arts

16 Jan 2009
Graduate Student Seminar on "The City God Belief of the Song and Ming Dynasties: A Symbiosis between State and Religion"

19 Mar 2009
Talk on Religion, Ritual, and the Public Good in Chinese Societies

19 - 20 May 2009
Workshop on Religion and the State in Southeast Asia

21 Jan 2010
Graduate Student Workshop on Secularization, Religion and the State

26 Feb 2010
Talk on Ritual Alliances of the Putian Plains

13 May 2010
Talk on Mapping the Postsecular City - spaces, theory and practice

31 May 2010
Talk on The Sri Lankan Communities in Malaysia and Singapore: The Migration of People and Ideas across the Indian Ocean, 1860-1980

6 Oct 2010
Talk on Secular Society and the Cultural Visibility of Religion

28 Oct 2010
Seminar on Modern Malay Theatre, Religion and Culture in Singapore

16-18 Dec 2010
Workshop on Religious Studies in Asia

1 Feb 2011
RCGI Brown Bag Session on "The Surplus in the Sign :Modernity and Religion

21-22 Feb 2011
Workshop on Religious Travels in India

Publications 2008

Year 2008

    • Chan Kam-Leung, A. (2008). Do Sages Have Emotions? In V. Shen & K. l. Shun (Eds.), Confucian Ethics in Retrospect and Prospect. Washington: Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.

    • Chan Kam-Leung, A. (2008). New-Daoism. In B. Mou (Ed.), History of Chinese Philosophy (pp. 303-323). London: Routledge.

    • Feener, M. (2008). A Javanese Muslim Life of Learning: Professor Dr. Haji Mohamad Koesnoe, SH. In F. Trix, J. Walbridge & L. Walbridge (Eds.), Muslim Voices and Lives in the Contemporary World (pp. 137-148). New York: Palgrave MacMillan.

    • Goh, D. P. (2008). Chinese Religion and the Challenge of Modernity: Syncretism, Hybridization and Transfiguration. Asia Journal of Social Science, 37(1).

    • Goh, D. P., M, G., Khoo, G., & Holden, P. J. (Eds.). (2008). Interrogating Race and Multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore, Malaysian Studies: Routledge.

    • Hill, M. (2008). When the Devil came to Christchurch. In J. Lewis & J. Petersen (Eds.), Encyclopedic sourcebook of a Satanism. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.

    • Kong, L. (2008). Power and prestige. In T. Hall, P. Hubbard & J. R. Short (Eds.), The Sage Companion to the City (pp. 13-27). L.A., London, New Delhi, Singapore: Sage.

    • Kong, L. (2008). Religious processions: urban politics and poetics. In A. E. Lai (Ed.), Religious Diversity in Singapore (pp. 295-314).

    • Singapore: ISEAS.


  • Kong, L. (2008). Shaw cinema enterprise and understanding cultural industries. Geographical Review, 91(1), 1-22.

  • Lo, Y. K. (2008). Change beyond syncretism: Zhixu Ouyi's Buddhist reading of the Yijing. Journal of Chinese Philosophy, Special Issue on the Yijing.

  • Lo, Y. K. (2008). Teachers disciples, or friends? An historico exegetical approach to the Analects. In V. Shan & K. l. Shan (Eds.), Confucian Ethics in Rotrospect and Prospect (pp. 27-59). Washington: The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.
  • Mathew, M. (2008). Explanatory models for mental illness endorsed by Christian clergymen: The development and use of an instrument in Singapore.
  • Miksic, J. N. (2008). Shining stones: the king and the ascetic in Indonesia. In J. v. d. Putten & M. K. Cody (Eds.), Lost Times and Untold Tales from the Malay World (pp. 22-32). Singapore: NUS Press.

  • Ricklefs, M. (2008). Religion, politics and social dynamics in Java: Historical and contemporary rhymes. In G. F. a. S. White (Ed.), Expressing Islam: Religious life and politics in Indonesia. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies.

  • Ricklefs, M. (Ed.). (2008). A history of modern Indonesia since c. 1200 (4th ed.). Basingstoke & Stanford: Palrave Macmillan & Stanford University Press.

  • Sinha, V. (2008). HInduism and Taoism in Singapore: Seeing points of Convergence. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 39(1), 123-147.

  • Sinha, V., & Robinson, R. (2008). Religious Studies in South and Southeast Asia. In G. Alles (Ed.), Religious Studies: A Global View. London, New York: Routledge.

  • Tan, S. H. (2008). Three Corners for One: Tradition and Creativity in the Analects. In D. Jones (Ed.), Confucius Now: Contemporary Encounters with the Analects (pp. 59-77): Open Court.

  • Tan, S. H. (2008). Modernizing Confucianism and New Confucianism. In K. Louie (Ed.), Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Culture (pp. 135-154). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Publications 2009

Year 2009

  • Bautista, J. (2009). Rethinking Filipino Catholicism. In D. Henkel (Ed.), Land of the Morning: The Philippines and its People (pp. 31-39). Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum.

  • Feener, M. (Ed.). (2009). Islamic Connections: Muslim Societies in South and Southeast Asia, Afghanistan. Afghanistan: ISEAS Press.

  • Feener, M., & Miller, M. (2009). Emergency and Islamic Law in Aceh. In V. Ramraj & A. Thiruvengadam (Eds.), Law and Emergency Powers in Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

  • Goh, D. P. (2009). Special on Religious Syncretism and Everyday Religiosity in Asia. Asian Journal of Social Science, 37(1).

  • Kong, L. (2009). Situating Muslim geographies. In P. Hopkins & R. Gale (Eds.), Muslims in Britain: Race, Place and Identities (pp. 171-192). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

  • Lo, Y. K. (2009). Intratextual and Extratextual: Intrepretations of Classics in Chinese Intellectual History (in Chinese). Taipei: National Taiwan University Press.

  • Miksic, J. N. (Ed.). (2009). From Distant Tales. Archaeology and Ethnohistory in the Highlands of Sumatra. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press.

  • Pinkney, A. M. (2009). Prasāda in Contemporary and Classical Contexts. In A. Khare & S. Bhat (Eds.), Srinidhih: An Expression of Gratitude-Essays in Honour of Shrikant Bahulkar (pp. 474-496). Pune: Samvidya Institute of Cultural Studies.

  • Rahman, N. A. b. A. (2009). Dominant Perspective on Terrorism and its Implications on Social Resilience:the Case of Singapore. The Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies, 27(2).

  • Ricklefs, M. (2009). Cabolek. In G. K. e. al (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three (pp. 139-140). Leiden and Boston: Brill.

  • Ricklefs, M. (2009). Cek Ko-po. In G. K. e. al. (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three (Vol. Part 2009-4, pp. 140). Leiden and Boston: Brill.

  • Ricklefs, M. (2009). Cirebon. In G. K. e. al. (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Islam Three (Vol. 4, pp. 140-142). Leiden and Boston: Brill.

  • Swan, K. (2009). Critical Study of Michael Gill, The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of Secular Ethics. PHILO: A JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY, 10(2), 158-167.

  • Swan, K. (2009). Hell and Divine Reasons for Action. Religious Studies, 45(1), 51-61.

  • Swan, K., & Lomasky, L. (2009). Wealth and Poverty in the Liberal Tradition. Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, 13(4), 493-510.

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