Thematic session: Religion and Changes of Socio-economic and Cultural Space of Cities and Regions 1

Chairpersons: Antoni Jackowski, Elżbieta Bilska-Wodecka, Izabela Sołjan

Caste conflicts among Christian communities in Tamil Nadu, India: A continuum of a hierarchically-ordered social space? 

Sagayaraj Antonysamy, Department of Anthropology and Philosophy, Nanzan University


Dynamics of religious spaces and multiplicity of factors: A case study of Thiruppurambiyam in Tamil Nadu, India   

Subbiah Shanmugam Pillai (1), Yoshio Sugimoto (2), Seiko Sugimoto (3), Sagayaraj Antony Samy (4)

(1) Anna Centre for Public Affairs, University of Madras

(2) National Museum of Ethnology of Japan

(3) Kyoto Bunkyo University

(4) Nanzan University


Tourism and transformation of religious spaces of Tibetan Bon religion in Jiuzhaigou National Park, China     

Ying Nan, School of Geography, University of Leeds


Faith, migration and suburban change: New religious landscapes in Canada      

Claire Dwyer, Department of Geography, University College London