Date: March 5–6, 2018
Venue: Center for Eurasian Cultural Studies, Kyoto University,
Organizers: Satoshi OGURA, Akane SAITO
Sponsorship: JSPS KAKENHI (17H02399, Principal Investigator: Kozo ITANI; 15H03156, Principal Investigator: Yuko YOKOCHI), and the Center for the Study of Contemporary India, Ryukoku University
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
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 Eastern
Institute): Extended Notion of śiṣṭa in Bhaṭṭa Jayanta’s
14:40–15:20 Akane SAITO (JSPS/Kyushu University): The Essence of
Speech as the Highest Reality in Medieval Kashmir.
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 –.
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.
11:00–11:40 Satoshi OGURA (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign
Studies): Kalhaṇa’s ‘victory’ over Rashīd al-Dīn: contesting
pre-Islamic histories of Kashmir during the Jahāngīr period.
11:40–12:20 Haruo INOUE (Kyoto University): The Fusion of Music
Theories observed in the Tarāna-yi Surūr.
14:00–14:40 Kazuho YAMASAKI (The Nakamura Hajime Eastern
Institute): On Ornaments of Speech in Kṣemendra’s
14:40–15:20 Yuko YOKOCHI (Kyoto University): The Kapphiṇābhyudaya
and the Śiśupālavadha.
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 (ogura(at-mark)aa.tufs.ac.jp)