Posted: 22.10.2013
By Theresa Suski
Nearly one and a half years have passed, since the last visit of Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah. Fortunately, Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah from Bangalore University, Karnataka, once again visited the Center for Jaina Studies (CfJS) at Free University Berlin, Germany. It was not only Prof. Hampana who returned but also his endless power and positive energy with which he suffused us. The reason for his visit was the award...
Posted: 09.10.2013
 
Invitation:, Text Version: National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research at Shravanabelgola and Center for Jaina Studies at Freie Universität Berlin would like to invite you cordially to attend the bestowal of the Prakrit Jnanabharati International Award to Prof. em. Dr. Johannes Bronkhorst (Lausanne) Prof. Dr. Christine Chojnacki (Lyon) on Saturday, 19th October 2013 at the Auditorium of the...
Posted: 06.07.2012
By Theresa Suski
Impressions by the CfJS.FU students Professor Hampa Nagarajaiah from Bangalore University, Karnataka, came to visit the Department of Art History of the Freie Universität Berlin in June 2012. For the students it was an honor to present him the Center for Jaina Studies and its enormous holding of books - special thanks again to Pierre Amiel who donated most of the books. All excitement seceded when...
Posted: 29.06.2012
 
Invitation ►Prof. Hampana Lecture @ Center for Jaina Studies Das Zentrum für Jaina Studien (Center for Jaina Studies) am Fachbereich für Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften und die Abteilung Kunstgeschichte Südasiens des Kunsthistorischen Instituts lädt ein zu einem Vortrag über die kanaresische Literatur im südlichen Indien unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Jaina Religion: Prof. Dr. Hampa...
Posted: 28.06.2012
 
Arrival & Welcome at Thinius' Residence In summer 2012 Karnataka's famous scholar in Kanarese studies and Jainology, Prof. Hampa Nagarajaiah, came to Berlin to visit Center for Jaina Studies of Freie Universität Berlin (CfJS.FU) and to meet scholars of Jainology and Indology. On June 26th, 2012 he arrived in Berlin Tegel airport where he was received by Patrick Krueger, who heads CfJS.FU, Johannes...
Posted: 01.06.2012
By Robert Arlt
CfJS Library extended by a donation of books on Jainism - A travel report about the shipping of a Jainological library from Nice to Berlin In 2011 Pierre Paul Amiel wished to support the establishment of a library for the Center for Jaina Studies by the donation of his collection of books on Jain religion and culture. Hence, Carola Thinius and myself started on 2nd of April, 2012 to a Journey to...
Posted: 27.04.2012
 
In April 2012, Center for Jaina Studies at Freie Universität Berlin (CfJS.FU) received a donation of several hundreds of books, journals and magazines on Jainism and related fields of Indology by Pierre Paul Amiel. Mr. Amiel is a renowned expert in Jainism and author of several books and papers on Jain religion from Nice, France. It is due to his work that knowledge on Jainism was spread among French public...
Posted: 12.08.2011
 
Publishing of CfJS Journal of Jainology At August 12th, 2011 the CfJS Journal of Jainology, edited by Patrick Krueger, starts at HereNow4U. The CfJS Journal of Jainology is an open access online journal published by the Center for Jaina Studies (CfJS) at Freie Universität Berlin in collaboration with HereNow4U. It is the first indological journal in the German-speaking academic world, which is focused on...
Posted: 16.06.2011
 
Foundation of the Center for Jaina Studies at Freie Universität Berlin Berlin has a great tradition in indological research and study. It was one of the first places in Europe, where a chair of Indology was established in the year 1818 and is associated with the great scholars of Indology like Max Müller, Albrecht Weber, Johann Georg Bühler and Walther Schubring. In Berlin the research of Jainism began by...

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