Conference Report 2009: Jaina Art and Architecture

Posted: 28.12.2017
By Dr. Anne Vallely
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The 10th "Jubilee" annual Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS was an intensive day-long affair that included debate, inspiring findings and a sumptuous visual bonanza for all who attended. Although few in the audience shared the specialized training in Jaina art and architecture of the presenters, all benefited from the experience, and were left with...

Report on the First Consultation in Jain Studies, American Academy of Religion Montréal, Québec, Canada, 9 November 2009

Posted: 15.12.2017
By Dr. Christoph Emmrich
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London I t was, of all places, at the 2008 Toronto Tamil Studies Conference that Anne Monius from the Harvard Divinity School and the author of these lines met on a panel and thought: what a surprising and yet typical place to meet for people in Jain Studies! Indeed, scholars in our field based in Canada and the US usually come together only at intimate...

The Jaina and the British: Collaboration and Conflict, Concealment and Contribution During the 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Posted: 14.08.2017
By Prof. Dr. John Cort
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London The Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies of the University of Tübingen hosted an international conference on 19-20 February 2010, with major funding from Fritz Thyssen Stiftung. The conference was organized by Dr Andrea Luithle-Hardenberg of the Department of Indology and Comparative Religion of the University of Tübingen. It was truly an...

Jains and Jainism in South India: Jaina Studies at the AAR

Posted: 28.04.2017
By Steven M. Vose
Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter: SOAS - University of London On 20 November 2016, the Jaina Studies Group met at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Religion (AAR) in San Antonio, Texas to explore "Jains and Jainism in South India." The panel evaluated literary and historical depictions of relations between Jains and other religious traditions in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu from both Jain and non-Jain...

Audio ►The Man Who Fell From The Gopuram: Picking Up Pieces In Kanchi - Dr. Christoph Emmrich

Posted: 10.04.2012
 
Audio The Man Who Fell From The Gopuram: Picking Up Pieces In Kanchi - Dr. Christoph Emmrich 2008: SOAS - 10th Jaina Studies Workshop: see article

The Jaina And The British - Tuebingen University International Workshop

Posted: 19.02.2010
 
Collaboration and Conflict Concealment and Contribution during the 19th and early 20th century February 19th / 20th 2010 Tuebingen University (Germany) Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies Castle Hohentuebingen Room 165 Friday February 19th 2010 9:30 Welcoming speech Prof. Dr. Jürgen Leonhardt (Dean of the Department of Cultural Studies, Tuebingen University) Dr. Heike Moser (Co-ordinator of the Institute...

Indian Influence on Mani Reconsidered: The Case of Jainism

Posted: 13.08.2009
By Dr. Max Deeg, Prof. Dr. Iain Gardner
International Journal of Jaina Studies (Online) Vol. 5, No. 2 (2009) 1-30 PDF, Indian Influence on Mani Reconsidered: The Case of Jainism In 2005 Iain Gardner published an article with the title: "Some comments on Mani and Indian religions according to the Coptic Kephalaia ". The most important reference point for the following paper is that he argued that some of the terms found in the Coptic text (...

10th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS 6th-7th March 2008

Posted: 15.04.2008
 
Jaina Art and Architecture (10th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS, 6-7 March 2008) The Annual Jain Lecture (followed by a reception) Maruti Nandan P. Tiwari (Banaras Hindu University) New Approach to the Study of Jaina Art and Architecture Thursday 6.3.2008, 18.00-19.30 Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, Russell Square The 10th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS Friday 7.3.2008, SOAS, Russell Square, Brunei...

2008-03 Editors’ Visit To London (4)

Posted: 10.04.2008
By Editor Aparigraha Jain, Editor Carla Geerdes
6th-7th March 2008 Brunei Gallery Lecture Theater Jaina Art & Architecture 10th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS Next morning after breakfast at a quarter to 09:00 we started with Gerd Mevissen from Indian YMCA to Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre. It was a rainy morning, but when we about 09:00 reached our destination, it only was drizzling. Fortunately we were aware of London weather and had umbrellas with us...

SOAS - 10th Jaina Studies Workshop [12] The Man Who Fell From The Gopuram: Picking Up Pieces In Kanchi

Posted: 08.04.2008
By Dr. Christoph Emmrich
Friday, 7th March 2008 Brunei Gallery Lecture Theater Jaina Art & Architecture 10th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS Dr. Christoph Emmrich, Department and Centre for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto The Man Who Fell From The Gopuram: Picking Up Pieces In Kanchi Abstract: Though today of the fabled 83 temples of Jina Kanchi only one is left standing, it is surprising to learn that allegedly there are...