Programme

9th International Indology Graduate Research Symposium
Ghent University, 22-23 September 2017, Blandijnberg 2, fifth floor, room 150.018

Friday, September 22

9.00 – Welcome

9.15 am – Opening words

9.30 am – Session 1 (Chairperson: Sander Hens)

Chiara Livio Considerations on Kailāsa as kavi-prajāpati in Maṅkha’s Śrīkaṇṭhacarita IV.15, 60, 64

Olga Nowicka The great Śaṅkarabrahmānanda. 20th century hagiography of a Malayali Saṃnyāsī

Vinit Vyas The Jodhpur Shiva Rahasya

11.00 am – Coffee break

 11.30 pm – Session 2 (Chairperson: TBA)

Yūto Kawamura The Vedic idáṃ bhū- construction as a precursor of the compound type x-bhūta

Yiming Shen Sīradeva on the paribhāṣā yadāgamās tadguṇībhūtās tadgrahaṇena gṛhyante

12.30 pm – Lunch

2.00 pm – Session 3 (Chairperson: Marie-Hélène Gorisse)

Joanna Gruszewska Dialogues in the Therīgāthā

Sudeep Raj Kumar The deconstruction of mental phenomenon in the Abhidhammattha Sangaha

Bryan De Notariis The concept of ‘manomaya’ in Pāli Buddhism and Upaniṣads

3.30 pm – Coffee Break

4.30 pm – Keynote lecture

Prof. Eva De Clercq Jain Rāmāyaṇa as “counter tradition”

5.30 – Group Picture

6:00 pm – Conference Dinner

Saturday, September 23

9.00 am – Session 4 (Chairperson: Heleen De Jonckheere)

Adrian Plau There was a city called Mithilā. Are all Jain Rāmāyaṇas really Purāṇas?

Giulia Buriola Revising Rāmkathā through emotions

Amandine Wattelier-Bricout Original aspect, impact and spreading of the tree-adoption ritual through the perspective of Dharmanibandha’s authors

10.30 am – Coffee break

 11.00 pm – Session 5 (Chairperson: Agnieszka Rostalska)

Dimitry Shevchenko Is Brahman a person or a self? Competing theories in the Upaniṣads

Karl-Stéphan Bouthillette Compiling views on the Sarvasiddhāntasaṅgraha. Who said what?

Kenji Takahashi Agni Vaiśvānara as of mental existence in the dialogue between Bharadvāja and Bhṛgu in Mahābhārata 12.175-185

12.30 am – Lunch

2.30 pm – Session 6 (Chairperson: Tillo Detige)

Samani Pratibha Pragya Blurring line of dhyāna and svādhyāya in Jayācārya’s meditation

Samani Unnata Pragya Mechanism of Samudghāta. A cosmological cum metaphysical investigation

Lynna Dhanani The importance of ritual technology and liberation as reflected in the hymns of the Jain scholar-monk Hemacandra

3.30 pm – Coffee Break

4.00 pm – Keynote lecture

Prof. Christophe Vielle The regionalization of the itihāsa-purāṇa tradition: the case of Paraśurāma’s land creation, from Konkan to Kerala

 

5.00 pm – Concluding Remarks

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