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

Posted: 01.03.2011
Updated on: 16.04.2013

Jaina Narratives

Date: 18 March 2011
Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 18 March 2011
Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery
Room:
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Workshop

 

Programme

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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Abstracts:

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Enquiries:

Centres & Programmes Office, events(at)soas.ac.uk or Tel: +44 (0) 20 7898 4892

Organiser:

Centre of Jaina Studies, Centres & Programmes Office

Sponsor:

AHRC, V&A Jaina Art Fund

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