Seminar on Synod of Diamper

Staff Reporter

KOCHI: The Kerala Historical Research Society will organise a two-day national seminar on `Rethinking Diamper: Religion, Canon, Polity and Society' here on September 16 and 17.

To be held at the Chavara Cultural Centre, the seminar will highlight the epoch-making event of the Synod of Diamper and its impact on the subsequent history of society and religion in Kerala.

The historic Synod of Diamper took place at Udayamperoor, some 15 km from the city, in 1599.

Experts to participate

M.G.S. Narayanan, former chairman of the Indian Council for Historical Research, New Delhi; K.S. Mathew, former head of the Department of the Church of the East; Sergio Mascarenhas de Alemeida, a delegate of the Portuguese; Pius Malekanthathil, reader, Sree Sankara University of Sanskrit, Kalady; N.M. Namboothiri and P.T. Narayanan (S.D. College, Alappuzha) would participate in the seminar. For more details contact the general secretary, Kerala Historical Research Society, Kuriachira, Thrisssur. Phone - 94462 30367.

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