Material and Sensual Religion Workshop

The following workshop took place in Milton Keynes on Wednesday 4th November, hosted by the Open University. Follow this link to read a Storify of the proceedings.

Material and Sensual Religion, Past and Present: A Workshop 

Wednesday 4th November, The Orchard Room, Hotel Mercure Milton Keynes Parkside House

10 – 10.30 Arrival, welcome and coffee/tea

10.30 – 11.30 Discussion session: What does ‘Material Religion’ mean to you?

11.30 – 12 Urmila Mohan, UCL/editor of the Material Religions blogColour, Religion and Modernity

12 – 12.30 Rebecca Moody, Syracuse University: Elemental Materiality, Revolutionary Resistance and Religion

12.30 – 1 S. Brent Plate, Hamilton College, The Skin of Religion

1 – 1.45 Lunch

2-2.30 Votives and Devotional Objects (Marion Bowman, Emma-Jayne Graham, Jess Hughes)

2.30-3.30 Religion and the (Five?) senses Part 1 (discussion session led by Graham Harvey)

3.30 Break

3.45-4.30 Religion and the (Five?) senses Part 2

4.30-5.00 Final discussion






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