Translocal Lives and Religion - Connections between Asia and Europe in the Late Modern World - Philippe Bornet
Philippe Bornet [+]
University of Lausanne
Philippe Bornet is Senior lecturer in South Asian studies at the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. After stays in Tübingen and at the University of Chicago, he completed a PhD in the comparative history of religions on rituals of hospitality in Jewish and Indian texts. His current research deals with interactions between India and Europe and more specifically, Swiss missionaries in South India in the beginning of the 20th century. Recent publications include Rites et pratiques de l’hospitalité, 2010, Religions in Play, 2012 (ed. with M. Burger) and L’orientalisme des marges (ed. with S. Gorshenina), 2014.