SOAS - 10th Jaina Studies Workshop [02] Welcome Adresses & Awards

Posted: 12.03.2008
Updated on: 29.11.2012

Jaina Art & Architecture
10th Jaina Studies Workshop at SOAS

Thursday, 6th March 2008
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theater

Group Photo
Speakers and audience.
Among the audience were William Johnson (Cardiff), Emma Salter (Huddersfied), Lynn Foulston (Newport), MAureen Michaelson, Anne Vallely (Ottawa), Michael Willis (British Museum), Crispin Branfoot (SOAS), Jagdish P. Sharma (Hawaii), etc.

Huddersfield, Johnson, Branfoot & Willis were session chairs.


After Peter Flügel's (SOAS) speech,


Prof. Olle Qvarnstrom from Lund University, Sweden welcomed the audience.


SOAS Honorary President Professor J. Clifford Wright awarded
Annie Rowling
IOJ funded SOAS Undergraduate Jaina Essay Prize 2006-7
for her for her essay on:
Is the Philosophy of Non-Absolutism Only Partly or Absolutely True?


SOAS Honorary President Professor J. Clifford Wright awarded
Hugh St Aubyn
for his ISP on:
Sallekhana: its place within the Jain religious tradition and the context
of its status as voluntary death or suicide.


Nicholas Barnard from V&A Museum, London, welcomed the audience.


The chair


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