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

Duration
11 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Conference directors:
Ivan Andrijanić, 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
Mislav Ježić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
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, Catholic University of Louvain, 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:
John Brockington, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Horst Brinkhaus, University of Kiel, Germany
Brigit Brinkhaus, University of Kiel, Germany
Peter Schreiner, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Maya Burger Schreiner , University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Ramesh Bharadway, University of Delhi, India
Višnja Grabovac, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Katarina Katavić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Ashok Aklujkar, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Vidyut Aklujkar, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Ivan Andrijanić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
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
Mislav Ježić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Kenji Takahashi, Kyoto University, Japan
Krešimir Krnić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
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, 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
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