David Magier magier at
Thu Dec 14 21:57:09 UTC 1995

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 Langue, style et structure dans le monde indien.

 Colloque international pour le centenaire 
    de la naissance de Louis Renou (1896-1966)

 du 25 au 27 janvier 1996
  Ecole Normale Supe'rieure
  48, bld Jourdan, 75014 Paris
  Salle Jourdan (Entre'e libre)

Comite' d'organisation:

  Nalini Balbir [Fax: (33) (1) 46 26 38 24 ]

  Jean-Luc Chevillard [E-mail: chevilla at
                          OR:  jlc at ]
  Georges-Jean Pinault

MARDI 25 JANVIER 1996 (9h-13h)*
Etudes ve'diques*

Prof. Tatjana Y. Elizarenkova (Academie des Sciences,
  Institut d'e'tudes orientales, Moscou)
  Language and style of the R.gveda 
    in connection with the Soma problem.

Prof. Stephanie W. Jamison (Harvard University)
  _Vr.tra et Vr.thragna_ and _La structure du kaavya_:
   some intersections.

Prof. Georges-J. Pinault (Universite' Clermont-2, EPHE IVe sect.)
  La base radicale _sat-_ et la notion de loi 
   dans les hymnes ve'diques.

Prof. Asko Parpola (Universite' d'Helsinki)
  On the _Upagranthasuutra_ of the _Saamavada_.

Prof. Charles Malamoud (EPHE Ve sect.)
  Les noms de parente' chez les dieux ve'diques: 
      proble`me de vocabulaire.

Dr. Shyam Kishore Lal (CAS Poona, Univ. Paris 3)
  A propos of the critical edition (VSM) of the R.gveda.

JEUDI 25 JANVIER 1996 (14H30--18H45)*
Tradition grammaticale indienne*

Prof. Madhav M. Deshpande (Ann Arbor University)
  The Vedic traditions 
     and the origins of grammatical analysis.

Prof. Kamaleshwar Bhattacharya (CNRS, URA 1058)
  Sur la base grammaticale de la pense'e indienne.

Prof. Saroja Bhate, (Poona University)
  Interpretation of science: indian grammatical approach.

Prof. Johannes Bronkhorst (Universite' de Lausanne) and grammar:
    on the meaning of _anuvyaakhyaana_

Prof. Pierre-Sylvain Filiozat (EPHE IVe sect.)
  La conception de l'image divine 
      dans le Mahaabhaas.ya de Patanjali.

Prof. M. David Seyfort Ruegg (SOAS, London)
  On the Indo-Tibetan grammatical
       and lexicographical traditions.

Dr. Jean-Luc Chevillard (CNRS - Univ. Paris 7, URA 381)
  Liens de la tradition grammaticale tamoule
    avec la tradition d'expression indo-aryenne.

VENDREDI 26 JANVIER 1996 (9H30-12H45)*
Morphologie et lexicographie*

Prof. Nalini Balbir (Universite' Paris3, 
             Institut Universitaire de France)
  Survivances et remodelages dans la morphologie moyen-indienne.

Prof. Peter Schreiner (Universite' de Zurich)
  On creating, formatting and working
    with a first electronic Sanskrit dictionary.

Prof. Minoru Hara (Universite' de Tokyo)
  Sanskrit _aanr.n.ya_

Dr. Jean Fezas (CNRS, URA 1058)
  _S'us'ruus.aa_: obe'issance, devoir conjugal
     ou raison du beau-pe`re ?

Prof. Bruno Dagens (Universite' Paris 3)
  Le temple corps du dieu.

VENDREDI 26 JANVIER 1996 (14H30-16H30)*
Morphologie et lexicographie (suite)*

Dr Edith Nolot (Pali Text Society)
  Proble`mes de lexicographie des textes de Vinaya.

Dr Petra Kieffer-Pu"lz (Go"ttingen)
  The meaning of _maalaka_ / _maal.a(ka) in Pali.

Prof. Colette Caillat (Universite' Paris 3,
        Acade'mie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres)
  Variantes et transmission du canon jaina.

SAMEDI 27 JANVIER 1996 (9H30-13H)*
Poe'sie et formes des textes*

Prof. Marie-Claude Porcher (Universite' Paris 3)
  Figures et discours e'pique.

Sylvain Brocquet (URA 1058, Paris)
  Strate'gie du jeu de mot dans le kaavya
     des pane'gyriques e'pigraphiques.

Dr Philippe Benoi^t (Univ. Paris 3)
   Les saisons dans le Raamaayan.a et le kaavya.

Prof. Giuliano Boccali (Univ. Venise)
   Les images de la saison des pluies
       dans les poe`mes d'As'vaghos.a.

Prof. Siegfried Lienhard (Univ. Stockholm)
   Lucky numbers in ancient Indian literature.



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Date: 13 Dec 95 23:17:11 EST
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Subject: bliss of translation

Merry Christmas everyone and a Happy New Year 1996.
Hans-Georg Turstig

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opposite sex in the bedroom, it is suggested that the  lobby be used for this

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best in the long run.

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