Advance Conference Announcement: Jainism and Modernity

Peter Flugel pf at CIX.CO.UK
Thu Oct 19 15:22:00 UTC 2006

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please find below the first announcement of next year's 9th Jaina 
Studies Conference at the London School of Oriental and African Studies 
(SOAS) on 'Jainism and Modernity' on 21-22 March 2007.

The conference will be opened with the Annual Jain Lecture at SOAS which 
will be delivered by Prof L.A. Babb.

Wednesday 21 March 2007
18:00-19:30 Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre,
School of Oriental and African Studies, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG

The Annual Jain Lecture
(followed by a reception)

Prof. Lawrence A. Babb
(Amherst College)

'Jainism and the Culture of Trade'

The conference is co-organised by the Centre of Jaina Studies at SOAS, 
the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Lund 
( and the Emmy Noether (DFG) 
Research Project on Jainism at the University of Heidelberg:

The conference is free and open to everyone!

The conference will welcome sponsorship contributions which will be
recognised in the conference programme. Please contact Peter Flugel for 
more information, on pf8 at

For updates of the programme see:

Inquiries: jainastudies at


Peter Flugel

Dr Peter Fluegel
Department of the Study of Religions
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
London WC1H OXG
Tel.: (+44-20) 7898 4776
E-mail: pf8 at

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