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Prof Gurharpal Singh, Democracy and religious minorities in India: A long-term view

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Gurharpal Singh
Professor Gurharpal Singh

Date: 30 April 2014Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 30 April 2014Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei GalleryRoom: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Inaugural Lecture

Series: SOAS Inaugural Lecture Series

Is Indian democracy unique in accommodating religious diversity?  As the country approaches another critical election, this lecture takes a long-term view of how religious diversity and has been managed and why some religious minorities continues to be marginalised, excluded and suffer high levels of violence.

Professor Gurharpal Singh Inaugral Lecture - Democracy and religious minorities in India: A long-term view

Prof. Gurharpal Singh is Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and professor of Inter-religious Relations and Development. He is a political scientist specialising on Indian politics and religions and development. He is the author of Ethnic Conflict in India, The Partition of India (co-authored with Ian Talbot), and Sikhs in Britain (co-authored with Darshan Tatla).

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