[INDOLOGY] Invitation SOAS Annual Jaina Lecture 2020 and Workshop on (Non) Violence 20-21 March

Peter Flugel pf8 at soas.ac.uk
Wed Jan 29 18:36:11 UTC 2020

Dear Friends,

Please find below the Programme of this year's 20 Annual Jaina Lecture and
of the 22nd SOAS Jaina Studies Workshop on *(Non) Violence.*

Everyone is Welcome!

Co-Sponsorship & Voluntary Donations are invited to keep our free public
programmes going.

Please RSVP to: centres at soas.ac.uk.

*Help us ensure Prakrit continues to be a part of SOAS in 2020/21.*

with best wishes


The 20th Annual Jaina LectureFrom the Telling of Stories to the Teaching of
Jain Doctrine: Religious Discourses in long Medieval Narratives

Professor Christine Chojnacki (University of Lyon)

*Date:* 20 March 2020*Time:* 6:00 PM

*Finishes:* 20 March 2020*Time:* 9:00 PM

*Venue:* Brunei Gallery *Room:* Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

22nd Jaina Studies Workshop: (Non) Violence*Date:* 21 March 2020*Time:* 9:00

*Finishes:* 21 March 2020*Time:* 6:00 PM

*Venue:* Brunei Gallery *Room:* Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre

*Type of Event:* Workshop

*Online registration.


*Time* *Description*
9:00am Tea and Coffee
*First Session: Violence and Non-Violence*
9:15am *Peter Flügel* (SOAS)
*The Non-Violence of Non-Violence*
9:45am *Brianne Donaldson* (University of California, Irvine, USA)
*The Hunter, the Bow, and the Arrow: Intentional Harm in the Early Jain
10:15am *Samaṇī Pratibhā Prajñā* (Jain Vishva Bharati Institute/SOAS)
*Ahiṁsā Praśikṣaṇa: A Socio-Religious Initiative*
10:45am Tea and Coffee
*Second Session: Imagined (Non-) Violence*
11:15am *Patrick Krüger* (University of Bochum, Germany)
*The Visualizing of Torture and Pain: Depictions of Violence in Jaina Art*
11:45am *Himal Trikha* (University of Vienna, Austria)
*84 Lakh Yonis: The Jaina Doctrine of 8.4 Million Embodiments*
12:15pm *Julie Alyssa Hanlon* (University of Chicago, USA)
*(Non) Violence in Stone and Clay: A Consideration of Jain Lithic
Inscriptions, Relief Images, and Ceramic Vessels*
12:45pm *Prakrit Jnanabharati International Award*
1:00pm Group Photo
1:15pm Lunch
*Third Session: Statehood and (Non-) Violence*
2:15pm *Olle Qvarnström* (The University of Lund, Sweden)
*Jain Adaptation to Muslim Rule during the Delhi Sultanate*
2:45pm *Tillo Detige* (Gent, Belgium)
*Rhetoric of Violence, Violent Rhetoric: The Sultanate and Mughal Era
Flourishing of Digambara Jainism*
3:15pm *Jean Arzoumanov* (Sorbonne III, Paris, France)
*Conflicting Descriptions of Jaina Monks in Indo-Persian Sources: Between
Nonviolence, Magic and Snake Charming*
3:45pm Tea and Coffee
*Fourth Session: Jaina Narratives of Violence and Non-Violence*
4:15pm *Steven Vose* (Florida International University)
*What To Do About All This Killing? Locating Jain Tantra in Medieval Indian
Political and Social Life*
4:45pm *Basile Leclère* (University of Lyon, France)
*Teachings on Violence in Jain Prabandhas: The Tragic Death of King
5:15pm *Simon Winant* (University of Gent, Belgium)
*Justifying Violence & Redistributing Blame: The Implications of
Devaprabhasūri’s Narrative Choices in the Pāṇḍavacarita*
5:45pm *Richard Fynes* (SOAS)
*Violence and Humour in Hemacandra*
6:15pm Final Remarks
*Sponsored by:*

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Dr Peter Flügel
Chair, Centre of Jaina Studies
Professor of the Study of Religions and Philosophies
Department of History, Religions and Philosophies
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 soas.ac.uk

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