[INDOLOGY] Conference on 'Jain Practices of Literary Transcreation' and Acharya Mahapragya Lecture by Prof. Peter Flügel

Heleen De Jonckheere Heleen.DeJonckheere at UGent.be
Mon Aug 29 17:51:47 UTC 2022

Dear all,

We would like to invite you to join us online for our Conference on 'Jain Practices of Literary Transcreation', held at the Department of Indian Languages and Cultures at Ghent University on the 8th and 9th of September 2022. This conference will be preceded on the 7th of September by the Acharya Mahapragya Lecture given by Prof. Peter Flügel (SOAS, University of London).

The program of this conference is scheduled as follows (all times are CET: GMT+2):

7 September 2022, 19h

Acharya Mahapragya Lecture by Peter Flügel

8 September 2022


Transcreating Hari and Haribhadrasūri

Simon Winant (Ghent University)

Neha Tiwari (Ghent University)

Anil Mudra (University of Chicago, Rutgers University)


Retelling the Story of Rāma

Eva De Clercq (Ghent University)

Mary Brockington and John Brockington (Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies)

Gregory Clines (Trinity University)


Literary Transcreation in Kannada-country

Ana Aurelia Espositio (Universität Würzburg)

Shubha Shanthamurty (Universität Hamburg)

Hampa Nagarajaiah (Bengaluru University)

9 September 2022


Textual Transcreation in Vernacular North-India

John Cort (Denison University)

Heleen De Jonckheere (SOAS, University of London)

Achyut Kant Jain (Jain Vishva Bharati Institute)


Transcreation in Gujarat and Beyond

Basile Leclère (Université de Lyon)

Steve Vose (University of Colorado Denver)

Chris Miller (Arihant Academy)


Response by Tyler Williams (University of Chicago)

Final Words

To register for the keynote lecture and the conference please use the following links. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

7 September : https://ugent-be.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJclc-GrqzkoG9TU2dt5jeAlO2sCifzZBZ0N
8-9 September: https://ugent-be.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkcuqhrD8uGdxidY2lCpVdBTSn4_wMVRAX

Kind regards,
Eva De Clercq, Simon Winant and Heleen De Jonckheere

Dr. Heleen De Jonckheere
Guest Professor
Dept. Languages and Cultures
Ghent University
Blandijnberg 2 - 9000 Ghent - Room 150.009
Heleen.DeJonckheere at Ugent.be<mailto:Heleen.DeJonckheere at Ugent.be>

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