Course level





One Semester

Class contact

Recommended prerequisite


Minimum 16 Maximum 24 Submit expressions of interests to the Course Coordinators to be included on a waitlist; first come basis providing that students are in the appropriate study area.

Assessment methods

Written Assignments; Oral Presentations; Journals

Course coordinator

Dr P Jory and Dr A Bowles

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school or faculty of your program.

Course description

"Sacred Places, Contested Spaces: Religion and the Politics of Culture in South Asian History┬┐ This Study Tour shall explore the relationships between politics, religion and identity in Indian history, with a particular focus on the ways in which these inform patterns of patronage of monumental religious building, and the ways in which these religious spaces have been used to assert and contest cultural and political capital. The itinerary has not been finalised, but is likely to include places such as Delhi, Bodh Gaya, Benares, Sarnath, Khajuraho, Kanchipuram and Mamallapuram. Timing: January ┬┐ February 2014