The Jaina And The British - Tuebingen University International Workshop

Posted: 19.02.2010
Updated on: 30.12.2010

http://www.herenow4u.net/fileadmin/v3media/pics/Jainology_Indology/The_Jaina_And_The_British.jpg

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 of Asian and Oriental Studies, Tuebingen University)

10:00

Dr. Peter Flügel (SOAS, London)
Changing Self-Perceptions: Reflections on the Social History of Modern Jainism

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

Sushil Premchand (PRS Group, Mumbai)
The Life of Premchand Roychand: Wisdom above Riches

12:15

A film of Zafar Hai
Merchant Princes of Bombay

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Prof. Dr. Natarajan Rajalakshmi (Madras University, Chennai)
Economics of Jainism: A Focus on India

14:45

Dr. Hawon Ku (National University, Seoul)
Legal Cases of Shatrunjaya: Shaping Jaina Identity during the 19th Century

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Dr. Anna Aurelia Esposito (Wuerzburg University)
An Account of German and Italian Jaina Studies during the 19th and early 20th Century

16:45

Guided Tour: Castle Hohentuebingen

19:00

Dinner (meeting point: "Weinstube Forelle")

 

Saturday February 20th 2010

9:30

Prof. Dr. John Cort (Denison University, Ohio)
In Search of "Hindu Fiction":
The First "School" of Jain Studies in the U.S.

10:15

Prof. Dr. Leslie Orr (Concordia University, Montreal)
Orientalists, Missionaries and Jains: The South Indian Story

11:00

Coffee Break

11:30

Bal Patil (Jain Minority Forum, New Delhi, via video transmission)
The Jain Minority Issue

12:15

Dr. Christoph Emmrich (University of Toronto)
Its Usefulness to the Tamil People: the Jaina Text in the Making of Modern South Indian Literary Histories

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Prof. Dr. Mahesh Joshi
(Saurashtra University, Rajkot)
The Contributions of the Jaina in British India

14:45

Gira Shroff-Gratier (Independent Consultant for the European Commission, Brussels)
A Shroff Family: from Moneylenders to international Cosmopolitans

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Dr. Andrea Luithle-Hardenberg (Tuebingen University)
Alexander Walker of Bowland's "Account of the Jeyn": A starting Point of Jaina-British Encounters

16:45

Final Disscussion

19:00

Dinner (meeting point: "Hotel am Schloss")

Share this page on: