International Conference and Exhibition on Jain History, Art and Culture

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 8, 2018
Location: 
Greece
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, South Asian History / Studies

Museum of Asian Art, Corfu, Greece

17 – 18 November 2018

Jointly organized by:

The All India Digamber Jain Heritage Preservation Organisation, New Delhi, India

The Greek Chair at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture and Development (ELINEPA), Athens, Greece

The Museum of Asian Art in Corfu, Greece

We invite researchers, scholars and free thinkers from India, Greece and other countries to contribute original research papers on Jain History, Art and Culture. A limited number of travel grants will be made available for the authors of the accepted papers.

An abstract of 300 words stating the basic points, data, methodology, and preliminary findings of the paper must be submitted in a PDF format by October 8, 2018 to jain@elinepa.org. Authors are requested to provide detailed contact information, a series of keywords that  characterize the paper best, and the thematic area which the authors feel the paper would most appropriately fit.

The submitted papers can be focused on one of the following thematic areas:

1) Jain Archaeology, Art & Culture

2) Jainism and Western thought (historical contacts and inter-religious dialogue)

3 Jain Philosophy (metaphysics, epistemology and ethics)

4) Contribution of Jainism to human development and world peace

5) Environment, ecology and Jainism

Contact Info: 

Prof. Dimitrios Vassiliadis

Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development

15 Nik. Florou str. Athens

Greece

Phone: 0030-6977874652

 

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