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27.10.2015

An International Conference on Classical Indology October 27-29, 2015,

An International Conference on Classical Indology

October 27-29, 2015,

organised by the Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH) in cooperation with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations represented by the Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Centre

 Conference venue: The Russian State University for the Humanities (RSUH) Conference address: 15, Chayanova street, Moscow, 125993, Russia
The Conference will provide a valuable opportunity for scholars and professionals of different countries to exchange their views and share their experiences and research results in the field of Classical Indology.

The objectives of the conference are to develop and enhance professional skills and knowledge, stimulate creative professional activity of young scholars. The Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Centre, Embassy of India in Russian Federation, financially supports the Conference.

The idea of the Conference was launched by Dr. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India, during his visit to Russia at the invitation of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin in May, 2015. President Mukherjee met a group of Russain indologists on the 10th of May, 2015.

The idea of the conference is supported by Efim Pivovar, Rector, Prof. Alexander Bezborodov, Pro-Rector for Academic Affairs and by Dr Anna Matveeva, Rector Assistant for international affairs.

The Organizing Committee: Efim Pivovar, Rector of RSUH (co-chair) H.E. P.S. Raghavan, Ambassador of India (co-chair)
 
Mr Ashish Sharma, Director of JNCC
Mr Sanjay Jain, Deputy Director of JNCC
Dr Anna Matveeva, Rector Assistant for international affairs
Prof Sergei Serebryany, Director of the E.M. Meletinsky Institute for Advanced Studies
Dr Alexander Stolyarov, Director of the International Centre for South Asian studies
Prof Upinder Singh, Head of the Department of History, University of Delhi
Dr Olga Pavlenko, Head of Department of Regional Studies and International relations, Institute for History and Archives
Dr Anna Chelnokova, Associate Professor of Department of Indian studies of Saint Petersburg State University
Dr Indira Gazieva, Deputy Director of the International Centre for South Asian
 

Prof Sergei Serebryany and Dr Alexander Stolyarov are the Program Coordinators fr om the Russian side while Prof Upinder Singh is the Program Coordinator from the Indian side

Panels proposed (and some Russian participants):
1. Classical Philology:
a) linguistics (Maxim Rusanov, Sergey Kullanda, Boris Zakhar'in, Anna Chelnokova, etc.)
b) Literature (Julia Alikhanova, Ludmila Khokhlova, Victorlya Vertogradova, Alexander Dubyansky, Sergei Serebryany, Gyuzel Strelkova, Irina Prokofyeva, Ludmila Vasilyeva, Yaroslav Vasilkov, etc.)

2. History, archaeology, and epigraphy: (Leonid Alaev, Alexey Vigasin, Tigran Mkrtychev, Alexander Stolyarov, etc.)

3. Philosophy and Religion: (Viktoriya Lysenko, Valeriy Androsov, Marietta Stepanyants, Nataliya Zheleznova, etc.)

4. Anthropology, Art, and Architecture: (Svetlana Ryzhakova, Elena Tyulina, etc.)
The working languages of the Conference shall be English (general) and Russian.

Requirements for papers: Papers are invited on any topic relevant to the study of Classical Indology.

The time lim it is 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.

Abstracts should not exceed 500 words (excluding examples and/or references).
Please indicate your source(s) and type(s) of data in the abstract (e.g. recordings, texts, conversational, narrative, etc.). For co-authored papers, please indicate who is going to present the paper as well as who is going to attend.
Abstracts should be submitted in the Word format.
Please send your abstract with the following information: (1) your name; (2) your affiliation; (3) the mailing address; (4) the phone number; (5) the email address; and (6) the title of your paper.

The deadline for the receipt of the abstracts: September 25, 2015.

 We will provide the accommodation at the university’s Guest House: 6, Miusskaya square, building 4.

For further information, please contact the conference coordinators: Alexander Stolyarov, Director of the Centre for South Asian studies of the RSUH

Indira Gazieva, Deputy Director of the Centre for South Asian studies of the RSUH

International Centre for South Asian Studies, the Russian State University for the Humanities +7495-2506519 (office), Alexander Stolyarov: +79160592875
Indira Gazieva: +79166715462 (m)
E-mail to: csas@rggu.ru

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