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READING THE PAST AND WRITING THE FUTURE: ASIAN RELIGIOUS REVITALIZATION MOVEMENTS
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Reviewed By: Society for the Anthropology of Religion
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:45 AM

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Organizers:  Jacob R Hickman (Brigham Young University) and Tam T Ngo (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
Chairs:  Jacob R Hickman (Brigham Young University) and Tam T Ngo (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
Discussants:  Pieter T Van der Veer (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity) and Charles William Nuckolls (Brigham Young University)
8:00 AM
Introduction
8:15 AM
Hmong Messianism in Historical Perspective; Towards an Uncertain Future
Nicholas Tapp (The Australian National University and East China Normal University)
8:30 AM
Millenarian Options: Human Rights Discourse and Protestant Conversion of the Hmong In Vietnam
Tam T Ngo (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
9:30 AM
Discussant
Charles William Nuckolls (Brigham Young University)
9:45 AM
Discussion
10:00 AM
Break
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Christianity and Caodaism In Dialogue: A Postcolonial Perspective On the New Age
Janet A Hoskins (University of Southern California)
11:15 AM
Discussant
Pieter T Van der Veer (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity)
11:30 AM
Discussion