[INDOLOGY] Symposium on Jainism and Mathematics

Royce Wiles royce.wiles at gmail.com
Fri Nov 8 00:42:50 EST 2019


FYI

On Tue, 5 Nov 2019 at 19:02, Sulekh Jain ... wrote:

>  * 2nd Call for Papers/ Abstract , Last date December 31st, 2019*
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> Dear Friends,
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> We bring to your kind attention about a first time of its kind
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>      *Symposium on Jainism and Mathematics on June 20th and 21st, 2020 at
> MIT – USA*
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> *                    Symposium title  “Ancient Wisdom Meets the Modern
> Age”*
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> This email is to invite eminent scholars like you, from all over the world
> who have conducted original research in studying Jain scriptures,
> specifically for their mathematical contributions. We  also seek  papers on
> newly researched subject matter such as on transmission between Arabic,
> Greek, Chinese, and Jain mathematics;  unpublished Jain mathematical texts
> in Tamil, Kannada, and other Indian languages and their antiquity; Jain
> number theory and its uniqueness; earliest positional notations, Jaina
> concept of infinity and modern infinity; unique and independent
> contributions of Jain mathematics in the outside world. Please see the list
> of some  suggested topics  (as an attachment)
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> *    Kindly send  your  abstract  as soon as possible but definitely by
> 31st December, 2019.  *
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> The Scientific Organization Committee of this symposium  (SOC) will  then
> go through all abstracts received and select several most relevant for
> presentation in person at the symposium at Massachusetts Institute of
> Technology , (MIT) in USA on 20th and 21st June 2020.  All selected
> original articles will be edited and are likely to be published by a
> publisher as a monograph.
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> All travel, visa, boarding, and lodging expenses will be arranged and paid
> by us at no cost to the invited scholars.
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> Kindly disseminate and forward  this announcement and the attached items
> including the flier to all  the interested scholars and provide us their
> email addresses if possible.
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> Please send all your responses and inquiries to CONTACT at Jainmath.org and
> magnuseng at comast.net.
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> For a detailed information of the symposium please visit www.Jainmath.org.
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> We have collected some materials on the following google drive which might
> be useful in your search for topics and references.
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> https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/19CIIvqPP8leQB3G-BfPVhzAphn051PZn?usp=sharing
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> Thank you, and we are looking forward to hearing from you.
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> *Organizing Committee:*
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> Pankajkumar K Shah, Boston
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> Dr. Sulekh Jain, Las Vegas
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> Dr. Manoj Jain, Emory Univ. USA
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> Dr. Anupam Jain, Indore, India
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> Dr. Devavrat Shah, MIT, USA
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> *Scientific Organizing Committee (SOC)*
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> Dr. Catherine Morice-Singh, Paris, France
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> Dr. Ken Pugh, Yale Univ. USA
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> Dr. Surender K Jain, Ohio Univ. USA
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> *Jain Center of Greater Boston*
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> Haresh Tamboli,
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> Boston, President
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> *JAINA*
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> Mahesh Wadher,
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> Los Angeles, President
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