International Workshop on Pre-modern Kashmir 2018

International Workshop on Pre-modern Kashmir 2018
Date
March 5-6, 2018
Venue
Center for Eurasian Cultural Studies, Kyoto University
Location
Organizers
Satoshi OGURA (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  Akane SAITO (JSPS, Kyushu University)
Sponcership
JSPS KAKENHI (17H02399, Principal Investigator: Kozo ITANI; 15H03156, Principal Investigator: Yuko YOKOCHI)
  Center for the Study of Contemporary India, Ryukoku University (RINDAS)

Program

Day 1, March 5 (Mon)

10:00-10:05
Kozo ITANI (Director of the Center for Eurasian Cultural Studies, Kyoto University):
"Opening address."
10:05-10:15
Satoshi OGURA (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies):
"Introduction."
10:15-11:15
Raffaele TORELLA (Sapienza University of Roma): "Abhinavagupta and the aesthetics of liberation."
11:15-11:55
Yohei KAWAJIRI (Chikushi Jogakuen University): "Pratyabhijñā Philosophy: Kashmir and South India."
11:55-12:35
Somdev VASUDEVA (Kyoto University): TBA
14:00-14:40
Yuki TOMONARI (The Nakamura Hajime EasternInstitute): "Extended Notion of śiṣṭa in Bhaṭṭa Jayanta's Nyāyamañjarī"
(Abstract PDF file)
14:40-15:20
Akane SAITO (JSPS/Kyushu University): "The Essence of Speech as the Highest Reality in Medieval Kashmir."
(Abstract PDF file)
15:40-16:20
Satoshi NAIKI (Kyoto University): "Geographical differences in Material Cultures in North-west India."
16:20-17:00
Keisuke NAGATA (Independent researcher): "Towards a New Critical Edition of the Nīlamata - Report on the recensions and grouping of manuscripts -."
(Abstract PDF file)
17:00-17:40
Maho SHIBASAKI (The Nakamura Hajime Eastern Institute): "Chakravartins in the Kashmirian Bṛhatkathā."

Day 2, March 6 (Tue)

10:00-11:00
Sunil SHARMA (Boston University): "In the Shadow of the Mughal Court: Mulla Tughra's Travels to Kashmir."
(Abstract PDF file)
11:00-11:40
Satoshi OGURA (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies): "Kalhaṇa's evictoryf over Rashīd al-Dīn: contesting pre-Islamic histories of Kashmir during the Jahāngīr period."
(Abstract PDF file)
11:40-12:20
Haruo INOUE (Kyoto University): "The Fusion of Music: Theories observed in the Tarāna-yi Surūr."
(Abstract PDF file)
14:00-14:40
Kazuho YAMASAKI (The Nakamura Hajime Eastern Institute): "On Ornaments of Speech in Kiṣemendra's Avadānakalpalatā."
(Abstract PDF file)
14:40-15:20
Yuko YOKOCHI (Kyoto University): "The Kapphiṇābhyudaya and the Śiśupālavadha."
(Abstract PDF file)
15:40-16:20
Luther OBROCK (University of Toronto): "Sufi Theologies in Śaiva Cosmologies: Translating Creation and Liberation in Sultanate Kashmir."
16:20-17:00
Alessandro BATTISTINI (Kyoto University): "Citrakāvya in the land of Śāradā: the fifth chapter of Rudraṭa's Kāvyālaṃkāra and its relation to contemporary Kashmiri poetry."
17:00-17:10
Akane SAITO (JSPS/Kyushu University): "Closing remarks"

Contact: Satoshi OGURA