Announcement: STIMW Seminar

Valerie J Roebuck vjroebuck at MACUNLIMITED.NET
Wed Mar 10 06:35:39 UTC 2010

This year's 'Sanskritic Tradition in the Modern World' Seminar:

27th Annual STIMW Seminar

Fri 28 May 2009 10.30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Martin Harris Centre, G16, University of Manchester


10.30-10.55     Coffee and registration

11.00-11.40     Dr H Shastry  (Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan)
                         'New trends in conversational Sanskrit'
                         Discussant:  Mike Williams
11.45-12.15     Dr Valerie Roebuck (University of Manchester)     
                         'Problems in translating the Dhammapada'

12.15-12.45     Dr Elisa Freschi (University of Rome, La Sapienza)
	'Proposals for the study of quotations in Indian philosophical texts'
	Discussant for both:  Jackie Hirst

12.50-1.50       Lunch

2.00-2.45         Prof Mandakranta Bose (University of British 
Columbia, Canada) 
                         'The sufferings of Sita in Bengali Rama tales 
and painted scrolls'
                         Discussant:  Hazel Collinson

2.50-3.30         Deepa Ganesh (University of Manchester)
	Chair:  Jackie Hirst

3.30-3.55         Tea

4.00-4.40         Dr Anna King (University of Winchester)
	'The Glorious Disappearance of Vaishnavas'
	Discussant:  tbc

4.45-5.00         STIMW 2011

For further details and booking form, please see 
Bookings should be made with:
Hannah Mansell, STIMW, Conference Administrator
Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama
School of Arts, Histories and Cultures
University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL

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