conference, symposium

Int'l conference on Sanskrit epics taking place in Dubrovnik

time: 15.08.2011. - 20.08.2011.
place: IUC, Dubrovnik, Croatia
organiser: IUC
The sixth international conference on Sanskrit epics and Puranas is being held at the Inter-University Centre in the southernmost Croatian city of Dubrovnik from 15 to 20 August.

Conference description:
The Sixth Dubrovnik International Conference on the Sanskrit Epics and Puranas will discuss, as the previous conferences, many aspects of contemporary research on the Sanskrit epics and Puranas: critical editing of texts, composition, literary techniques, history of texts, chronology, intertextuality, historical context, religious and mythological contents, relationship of texts to the earlier Vedic and later Tantric texts, the contemporary importance of this tradition, etc. The special theme of the 2008 conference will be: "Genesis and History of Sanskrit Epic and Puranic Texts. New Approaches". The proceedings of the DICSEP are edited by the International Editorial Committee and published by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

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Conference organizers:
Greg Bailey, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
James Fitzgerald, Brown University, Providence, RI, United States
Alf Hiltebeitel, The George Washington University, United States
Mislav Ježić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Peter Schreiner, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Renate Söhnen-Thieme, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, United Kingdom
Petteri Koskikallio, IASS Felow, Helsinki, Finland
Christophe Vielle, Institut Orientaliste, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

(Source: HINA / IUC)

(D.H., 17.08.2011)