[INDOLOGY] Schedule for International Indology Graduate Research Symposium (IIGRS) 8. LMU Munich, Oct 29-30

Charles DiSimone disimone at alumni.stanford.edu
Fri Sep 9 09:23:51 UTC 2016

We are pleased to share below the schedule for the 8th International
Indology Graduate Research, organized by Charles DiSimone, Andrea Schlosser
and Jinkyoung Choi, which will be held at LMU Munich, Oct 29-30, 2016.
There is a particularly strong emphasis on Buddhist Studies for this year's
IIGRS as can be from the many talks on various buddological matters
including our keynote lecture by Prof. Dr. Jonathan Silk of Leiden
University titled: 'Einmal ist keinmal: “Thus I have heard,” many times
more than once'.

The event is free and open to the public but we request that those
interested in attending register by writing us at: IIGRSuk at googlemail.com.

The schedule, along with other pertinent information also appears on our
website: https://iigrs.wordpress.com/

International Indology Graduate Research Symposium 8

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

October 29–30, 2016

*Saturday, October 29*

9:15 am


9:30 am

Session 1

*Sanne Mersch*, Leiden University

>From cosmogonic *yajñavarāha* to demon slaying *naravarāha* – Viṣṇu as a
boar in the *Skandapurāṇa*

10:00 am

*Agniezka Rostalska*, Ghent University

Reliable speaker (*āpta*) according to Bhāsarvajña

10:30 am

Tea Break

11:00 am

Session 2

*Seongho Choi*, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

>From “*nāmamātram paśyati*” to “*nāmamātraṃ na paśyati*” –  the change of
the philosophical exposition within Indian Yogācāra philosophy

11:30 am

*Chih-ying Wu*, National Chengchi University

Prasaṅga Argumentation in Vasubandhu’s *Ātmavādapratiṣedha*

12:00 pm


1:30 pm

Session 3

*Szilvia Szanyi*, Eötvös Loránd University

The positive and negative aspects of using dream as a metaphor in Yogācāra

2:00 pm

*Hsun-Mei Chen*, National Taiwan University

The Role of Principle of Non-Contradiction as in *Madhyamakālaṃkāra*

2:30 pm

Tea Break

3:00 pm

Session 4

*Channa Li*, Leiden University

Challenging the Buddha’s Authority:

Śāriputra’s Different Roles in the *Sūtra of the Wise and Foolish*

3:30 pm

*Hao Sun*, Hamburg University

Towards a comparison of the Sanskrit, one Tibetan and two Chinese
translations of *Śrīmālādevī Siṃhanāda Sūtra* on Buddha-nature doctrine

4:00 pm

Tea Break

4:15–5:15 pm


*Prof. Dr. Jonathan Silk*, Leiden University

Einmal ist keinmal: “Thus I have heard,” many times more than once

6:00 pm


*Sunday, October 30*

10:30 am

Session 5

*Simon Cubelic*, Heidelberg University

The Colonial Restoration of Dharmaśāstra:
Sarvoru Śarman’s *Vivādasārārṇava* and British Legal Discourse in late 18th
Century Eastern India

11:00 am

*Avni Chag*, SOAS, University of London

On the different recensions of the *Śikṣāpatrī* of the Svāminārāyaṇa

11:30 am

Tea break

12:00 pm

Session 6

*Aruna Gamage*, SOAS, University of London

The *Kāludāyi-Theragāthā* as Transmitted in the Pāli Commentaries

12:30 pm

*Indaka Weerasekera*, University of Bristol

“While I was alone in seclusion, a thought arose in my mind”: Reflections
of the term *paṭisallāna* in Pāli Buddhist texts

1:00 pm


2:30 pm

Session 7

*Fumi Yao*, McMaster University

The Newly Identified Sanskrit Manuscript of the *Bhaiṣajyavastu*

3:00 pm

*Wen Zhao*, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

The Shift of the Meaning of *Buddhānusmṛti*:

>From Recalling Ten Epithets to Visualization of Buddha

3:30 pm

Tea Break

4:00 pm

Session 8

*Lewis Doney*, British Museum

Emulating Aśoka: Buddhist Kingship in Early Tibetan Historiography

4:30 pm

*Vitus Angermeier*, University of Vienna

Competing Systems? The Seasons in Classical Ayurveda

5:00 pm

Concluding Remarks and Group Picture

6:00 pm


Best wishes,
Charles DiSimone, Andrea Schlosser, and Jinkyoung Choi

Charles DiSimone
Promotionsprogramm Buddhismus-Studien
Institut für Indologie und Tibetologie
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

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