2 / THE EIGHTH DUBROVNIK INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE SANSKRIT EPICS AND PURANAS (DICSEP 8)


11 – 16 September 2017   print this page

Conference organizers:

Ivan Andrijanić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Mislav Ježić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Mandakranta Bose, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

James Fitzgerald, Brown University Providance, Rhode Island, United States

Alf Hiltebeitel, The George Washington University, United States

Petteri Koskikallio, IASS Felow, Helsinki, Finland

Sven Sellmer, University of Poznan, Poland

McComas Taylor, Australian National University, Australia

Renate Söhnen-Thieme, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, United Kingdom

Christophe Vielle, Institut Orientaliste, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium


Conference description:

The Eighth Dubrovnik International Conference on the Sanskrit Epics and Puranaas will discuss many aspects of current research on the Sanskrit Epics and Puranas: critical editing of epic and Puranic texts, composition, literary techniques, history of texts, chronology, intertextuality, historical context, mythological contents, relationship of texts to the earlier Vedic and later Tantric texts, relationship of texts to Buddhist, Jaina and other non-Brahmanical traditions, the contemporary importance of this tradition, computer tools for research of Sanskrit texts, etc. The special theme of this conference will be: Locating and dating of texts or manuscripts, the regions and time of their origin, locating and dating of their contents. However, other papers on current work and research on the Sanskrit epics and Puranas, if the abstracts are accepted by the International Board, will also be admitted.


Conference lecturers:

Višnja Grabovac, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Katarina Katavić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Ivan Andrijanić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Mislav Ježić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Krešimir Krnić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Peter Schreiner, University of Zürich, Switzerland

John Brockington, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Mary Brockington , University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Horst Brinkhaus, University of Kiel, Germany

Brigit Brinkhaus, University of Kiel, Germany

Maya Burger Schreiner , University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Ramesh Bharadway, University of Delhi, India

Ashok Aklujkar, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Vidyut Aklujkar, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Gregory Millett Bailey, La Trobe University, Australia

Mandakranta Bose, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Simon Pearse Brodbeck, University of Cardiff, United Kingdom

Nicolas Dejenne, University of Paris III: Sorbonne Nouvelle, France

Masato Fuji, Kyoto University, Japan

Adalbert Gail, Free University of Berlin, Germany

Kenji Takahashi, Kyoto University, Japan

Leonid Kulikov, Ghent University, Belgium

Natalia Lidova, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Sanne Mersch, University of Leiden, Netherlands

Iwona Milewska, Jagiellonian University,Krakow, Poland

Paloma Muñoz Gomez, The University of Queensland, Australia

Sven Sellmer, University of Poznan, Poland

Renate Söhnen-Thieme, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, United Kingdom

Przemyslaw Szczurek, University of Wroclaw, Poland

McComas Taylor, Australian National University, Australia

Hideki Teshima , Kyoto Bunkyo Universtiy, Japan