13th Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS ►18.03.2011 ►Jain Narratives

Published: 01.03.2011
Updated: 02.07.2015
Jaina Narratives

Date: 18 March 2011
Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 18 March 2011
Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Workshop


Time Description
9.00 Tea and Coffee
9.15 Samaṇī Pratibhaprajña, Jain Vishva Bharati Ladnun
Ācārya Mahāprajña ’s Sanskrit Work Aśruvīṇā and its Canonical Sources
9.35  Sin Fujinaga, Miyakonojo Kosen, Japan
Narratives in the Āgama Commentaries by Malayagiri
9.55  Peter Flügel, SOAS
Narrative Paradigms for Jaina Mortuary Rituals? The Mythologies of the Worship of the Relics of the Jinas by the Gods
10.15 Discussion (Discussant: Nalini Balbir, Sorbonne Paris)
10.30 Tea & Coffee
11.00 Anne E. Monius, Harvard Divinity School
The Curious Geography of Tamil Jain Narrative
11.20 Michael Willis, The British Museum, London
New Discoveries from Old Finds: The Sculpture of Ambikā in the British Museum and its Relationship to Jain Narrative in Medieval India
11.40 Paul Dundas, University of Edinburgh
Some Śvetāmbara Narrative Collections from the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries, with Particular Reference to 'the Other Hemacandra’
12.00 Discussion (Discussant: Herman Tieken, University of Leiden)
12.45 Group Photo
13.00 Lunch: Brunei Gallery Suite
14.00 Christine Chojnacki, University of Lyon
Remodeling Jain Novels in Medieval Times: Means and Motivations
14.20 Naomi Appleton, Cardiff University
Jinas-to-be and Bodhisattvas: Paths to Perfection in Jain and Buddhist Rebirth Narratives
14.40 Whitney Kelting, Northeastern University Boston
Narrating the Female Body in Śvetāmbar Jainism: Pregnancy Stories of the Jinamātās
15.00 Discussion (Discussant: Olle Qvarnström, University of Lund)
15.15 Tea & Coffee
15.45 Anna Aurelia Esposito, University of Würzburg
Dialogical Narratives and Narrated Dialogues: Forms of Doctrinal Communication in Jain Narrative Literature
16.05 Basile Leclère, University of Lyon
Evolving Patterns in Jain Narrative Literature: Stylistic and Structural Influence of Medieval Theatre on Storytelling
16.25 Richard Fynes, De Montfort University, Leicester
Ānandghan and the Narratologists
16.45 Discussion (Discussant: Francesca Orsini, SOAS)
17.00 Tea & Coffee
17.15 Eva de Clerq, University of Ghent
Rejecting and Appropriating Epic Lore
17.35 Jonathan Geen, King’s University College, Canada
Nārada, Non-Violence and False Avatāras in Hindu and Jaina Purāṇas
17.55 Bradley M. Boileau, University of Ottawa
From the Purāṇic Corpus to the Comic Strip: Narrative and Heroic Transformations in the Diwakar Chitra Katha (Jain Picture Stories) Series
18.15 Discussion (Discussant: Renate Söhnen-Thieme, SOAS)
18.30 General Discussion & Final Remarks



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  8. Christine Chojnacki
  9. Hemacandra
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  15. Jaina Studies Workshop At SOAS
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  21. Lund
  22. Michael Willis
  23. Nalini Balbir
  24. Naomi Appleton
  25. Non-violence
  26. Olle Qvarnström
  27. Ottawa
  28. Paul Dundas
  29. Peter Flügel
  30. Purāṇas
  31. Renate Söhnen-Thieme
  32. Richard Fynes
  33. SOAS
  34. Samaṇī Pratibhaprajña
  35. Sanskrit
  36. Sin Fujinaga
  37. Tamil
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