SYMPOSYUM. 12th International Indology Graduate Research Symposium

Data evento: 22 – 24 July 2021 Indirizzo: Vienna and online (hybrid)

12th International Indology Graduate Research Symposium

We are planning the symposium as a hybrid event, but expect that most people will only be able to participate online. Information on registration will follow at the end of June.

The full programme of the next IIGRS (including the abstracts and other additional information) is available here.

Day 1: Thursday, July 22nd

9:00-9:30

Welcoming Session

Section 1: Myths, Rituals, and Religious Ideologies. Chair: Marion Rastelli

9:30-10:00

Amandine Wattelier-Bricout: Which Soteriological Path Do the Myths Told in the Skandapurāṇa Suggest? A Case Study: Sukeśa and His Ancestors (SP35-SP51)

10:00-10:30

Dominique Marcel Baur: Of Toothsticks, Dreams and Lizards: Omens in Jyotiḥśāstra, Pāñcarātra-Saṃhitās and Purāṇas

— Break —

11:00-11:30

Barbora Sojkova: When Cows Sacrifice

11:30-12:00

Anna Scarabel: Svāmī Karapātrī and Dayānanda Sarasvatī: Two Competing Discourses on Icon Worship

12:00-12:30

Chiara Policardi: The Elephant-Faced Goddess in Mediaeval Śaiva Tantric Traditions: Female Gaṇeśa or Independent Deity?

— Lunch Break —

Section 2: Tantrism and Yoga: A Textual Perspective. Chair: Georgi Krastev

14:00-14:30

Marine Schoettel: “Thus Are the Words of Saṅ Hyaṅ Mataṅga”: Quotations of the Mataṅga-Pārameśvara in an Old Javanese Treatise

14:30-15:00

Nicholas Lua: Dr. Tumburu, I Presume? Tantric Tumburu’s Āyurvedic Precursor

15:00-15:30

Hagar Shalev: The Notion of Health in Pre-Modern Hindu Yoga Systems

— Break —

16:00-17:00

Jürgen Hanneder: Keynote Lecture: “Akademischer Nachwuchs” – Reflections of a Veteran on a Strange Concept

Day 2: Friday, July 23rd

Section 3: Jain Studies: Ethics and Narrative Perspectives. Chair: Himal Trikha

9:00-9:30

Jinesh R. Sheth: On the Importance of Anekāntavāda and Ubiquity of Ahiṃsā in Jaina Ethics: Reflections on Amṛtacandrasūri’s Puruṣārthasiddhyupāya

9:30-10:00

Seema K. Chauhan: How to Read a “Jaina Retelling” of a Hindu Tale: The Tale of Kṛṣṇa’s Sister in Jinasena’s Harivaṃśapurāṇa

— Break —

Section 4: Buddhist Studies: Philosophy, Literature and Art History. Chair: Markus Viehbeck

10:30-11:00

Seongho Choi: Yogācāra and Madhyamaka in Pañcaskandha Texts

11:00-11:30

Xiaoqiang Meng: Multifaced Nāgakumāra: Further Notes on Kṣemendra’s Sources of Bodhisattvāvadānakalpalatā

11:30-12:00

Charlotte Gorant: Nāgas in Early Buddhism: A Heavenly Abode and an Unfortunate Birth in Art

— Lunch Break —

Section 5: Literature, Manuscript and Arts. Chair: Daisy Sze Yui Cheung

13:30-14:00

Shihong Zhao: Notes on the Manuscripts of the Alaṃkāraratnākara

14:00-14:30

Devdutta Kakati: The Harṣacarita and Two Contemporary Eulogies in Epigraphic Texts: Reflections on the Polity of Kāmarūpa during Bhāskaravarman (c. 7th century CE)

— Break —

15:00-15:30

Mercy Dutta: In Pursuit of Love: Understanding the Dynamics of ‘Loving’ Relationships in Bāṇabhaṭṭa’s Kādambarῑ

15:30-16:00

Hermina Cielas: One Hundred Steps to the Court: śatalekhinī s and the Art of avadhāna in the Nāyakas’ and Marāṭhās’ Tañjāvur

Day 3: Saturday, July 24th

Section 6: Grammar Studies. Chair: Marco Ferrante

9:00-9:30

Rishi Rajpopat: The Evolution of Rule-Conflict Resolution Tools in the Pāṇinian Grammatical Tradition

9:30-10:00

Sibylle Koch: The Philosophical Problem Around the Grammatical Gender of Terms such as puruṣaḥ, citiḥ and caitanyam, as well as the Gender of Terms Denoting Non-Existent Things

Section 7: Probing the universe of Indian Philosophy. Chair: Michael Williams

10:00-10:30

Ge Ge: maṅgala in the Eyes of Śaṅkara Miśra Based on the Opening of the Upaskāra

— Break —

11:00-11:30

Rafał Kłeczek: Nyāyabhūṣaṇa on Distinctiveness of Its Own Tradition

11:30-12:00

Aditya Chaturvedi: Kṛṣṇa as the Purport of the pramāṇacatuṣṭaya: Vallabhācārya on ekavākyatā and the Order of Authoritative Texts

12:00-12:30

Rosina Pastore: Discussing Nyāya in Brajbhāṣā? On Six Categories of Reasoning in Brajvāsīdās’s Prabodhacandrodaya Nāṭaka

— Lunch Break —

Afternoon Section

14:00

Concluding Session

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