28 February: The Making of the Indian Buddha: A Social History in Bare Bones
17.00 - 18.00 hrs
Johan Huizinga building
Drinks & snacks afterwards. Everyone is welcome!
This talk examines the making of nationalist claims on the body of the Buddha at the turn of the twentieth century, amidst contending civilizational and scientific claims, and forms a part of her larger work on archaeological imagination, war and history on the Indo-Afghan borderlands.
The research profile Asian Modernities and Traditions (AMT) aims to raise the strength and visibility of research, teaching and dissemination on Asian studies at Leiden University.
AMT on India
Leiden Researchers on India
Leiden Research Projects on India