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Thu 28 Oct 2021
Fri 29 Oct 2021

8:30 PM - 8:30 PM (UTC+5.5)

Conference on Polytheism Today & Tomorrow: Dialogues on Pluralism and Polytheist Art

The Center for Global Polytheist & Indigenous Traditions (CGPIT), having earlier announced its first online conference “Polytheisms Today and Tomorrow”, to be held on October 28-29, 2021.


(All times are EDT)

Thursday, 10/28

11 AM EDT (08:30PM IST)

Welcome Remarks by Edward P. Butler

Dialogues on Pluralism:
Dr. Papia Mitra
Harsh Madhusudan
Adam Louis-Klein
Indic Explorer

1 PM-3 PM EDT (10:30 PM – 12:30AM IST):
Stephanos Chelydoreus, The New Mysteries of Hekate-Despoina: On the Cusp of Revival and Innovation; Justin Shaffner, Dema Metaphysics: Toward a Generic Theory of Melanesian Perspectivism; Theanos Thrax, Polytheistic Orientation of Identity

4 PM EDT (01:30AM IST on 10/29):
Book Discussion, Polytheism and Indology: Lessons from The Nay Science

7:30 PM EDT (05:00AM IST on 10/29):

Inaugration of Exhibition on Polytheist Art

Panel Discussion on Polytheist Art
Lannon Delano Blake
Ptahmassu Nofra-Uaa

Friday, 10/29

11 AM-1 PM EDT (08:30PM-10:30PM IST):
Adam Louis-Klein, At the Crossing Place of Gods and Animals: The Sky-Earth System as Generic Cosmology; Selgu̯iros Caitacos, Many Gods, One Religion? The Irreducibility of Gaulish Polytheisms, Both Ancient and Revived; Oluwo Olawole Olakunle MKO, Being an Ifá Priest Today

7 PM – 9 PM EDT (04:30AM- 06:30AM IST on 10/29):
Makadiwata, Philippine Polytheisms; Mudang Seonmi, Korean Shamanism: The Mudang’s Life; Lannan Delano Blake, Blood of the Gods: A Chicano Explores Mexican Polytheism; Dr. P. Sufenas Virius Lupus, How to Re-Found an Ancient Cultus 101; Aliakai, How Latent Christianity Crushes the Polytheist Spirit: And What to Do About It