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

Gurharpal Singh
Professor Gurharpal Singh

Date: 30 April 2014Time: 6:30 PM

Finishes: 30 April 2014Time: 9:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Inaugural Lecture

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.
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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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