Peter van der Veer




[2021a] (edited with Birgit Meyer) Refugees and religion: Ethnographic studies of global trajectories. London: Bloomsbury.

[2021b] (edited with Vincent Gossaert) Réguler les pluralités religieuses: Mondes indiens et chinois comparés [Special Issue]. Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions, 193.

[2020] Zongjiao minzu zhuyi—yindu jiaotu yu musilin zai yindu: Religious nationalism: Hindus and Muslims in India. Beijing: Minzu chubanshe.

[2018] (edited with Kenneth Dean) The Secular in South, East, and Southeast Asia. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

[2017] (edited) Prayer and Politics. London: Routledge.

[2016] The Value of Comparison.  Durham: Duke University Press.

[2015] (edited) Handbook of Religion and the Asian City. Aspiration and Urbanization in the Twenty-First Century. Berkeley: University of California Press.

[2014] (edited with James Miller and Dan Smyer Yu) Religion and Ecological Sustainability in China. London: Routledge.

[2013] The Modern Spirit of Asia. The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India. Princeton: Princeton University Press (also Chinese translation forthcoming 2013).

Chinese translation: 亚洲的精神性. 印度与中国的灵性与世俗 (yazhou de jingshenxing. yindu yu zhongguo de lingxing yu shisu). Social Sciences Academic Press (China), 2016. 

[2011] (edited) Religious Networks in Asia and Beyond. Book Issue Encounters. London: I.B. Tauris and New York: MacMillan.

[2008] (edited with Christophe Jaffrelot) Patterns of Middle Class Consumption in India and China. New Delhi: Sage.

[2004] (edited with Shoma Munshi) Media, War, and Terrorism. Responses from the Middle East and Asia. London: Routledge-Curzon.

[2002] Islam en het ‘beschaafde’ Westen. Amsterdam: Meulenhoff.

[2001] Imperial Encounters: Religion, Nation, and Empire. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

[1999] (edited with Hartmut Lehmann) Nation and Religion. Perspectives on Europe and Asia. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

[1996] (edited) Conversion to Modernities. The Globalization of Christianity. New York: Routledge

[1995a] (edited) Nation and Migration. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

[1994] Religious Nationalism. Hindus and Muslims in South Asia. Berkeley: University of California Press.

[1993] (edited with Carol Breckenridge) Orientalism and the Post-Colonial Predicament. Perspectives on Orientalism and South Asia. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

[1988] Gods on Earth; The management of religious experience and identity in a North Indian pilgrimage centre. London: Athlone Press (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, 60)

Emeritus Group Religious Diversity

Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity

Hermann-Föge-Weg 11
37073 Göttingen


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