Dear members of Indology,


The Department of Indian Languages and Cultures at Ghent University is pleased to announce its conference  'Jain Practices of Literary Transcreation', held at Ghent University, Belgium on the 21st and 22nd of May 2020.

We invite scholars to present on the theme of translation, transcreation or adaptation of literary works by Jain authors. The full Call for Papers can be consulted in attachment.

Those interested in participating should send their title and abstract (max. 300 words) to and, by the 15th of March 2020.


Kind Regards,


The conference organizers

Eva De Clercq

Heleen De Jonckheere




Heleen De Jonckheere
Doctoral Researcher (BOF)

Dept. Languages and Cultures

Ghent University

Blandijnberg 2 - 9000 Ghent - Room 150.009