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

Posted: 15.04.2008
Updated on: 10.04.2012

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 Gallery Lecture Theatre

 

9.00

Welcome

9.05

Christine Chojnacki
Eulogy and Ritual in Jaina Medieval Literature

9.35

Robert del Bontà
From Narrative to Icon: The Bāhubali Image at Śravaṇabeḷagoḷa

10.05

Avadhanula V.K. Babu
Jaina Stūpa at Vaddamanu, Andrah Pradesh

10.35

Nalini Balbir
Jain Yantras: Texts and Representations

11.05

Tea and Coffee

11.35

Peter Flügel
Jain Sacred Places: Sammeta Śikhara

12.05

Gerd Mevissen
North Bengal (Ancient Varendra): An Innovative Sub-Centre of Jaina Sculptural Art

12.35

Max Deeg
Indian Influence on Mani Reconsidered: The Case of Jainism

13.05

Lunch in the Brunei Gallery Suite

14.05

Alvappillai Veluppillai
South Indian Jainism: The Role of Religious Polemics in Tamil

14.35

Christoph Emmrich
The Man Who Fell from the Gopuram: Picking up Pieces in Kanchi

15.05

R. Uma Maheshwari
Sites of Identity: The Village and the Community in Tamil Jaina Stories

15.35

John Henry Rice
Orienting Jaina Polity: Temple Building in Vijayanagara-Period Kanara

16.05

Tea and Coffee

16.35

Olle Qvarnström & Niels Hammer
The Jain Cave Paintings at Ellora

17.05

Lisa Nadine Owen
Demarcating Sacred Space: The Jina Images at Kalugumalai

17.35

Janice Leoshko
Defining Jain Elements at Udayagiri-Khandagiri, Orissa

18.05

Prakash Shah
Jain Temple Art and Ritual in the Diaspora: The Derasar at Potters Bar

18.35

Final Remarks

Contact:

Centre of Jaina Studies, Department for the Study of Religions, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG,
Phone: 7898 4028,
E-mail: js64(at)soas.ac.uk

Co-organised and co-sponsored by the Centre of Jaina Studies at SOAS, the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Lund (www.sasnet.lu.se) and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London (http://www.vam.ac.uk/).

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