WISH YOU A VERY HAPPY DIWALI
ISJS wishes a very happy enjoyable and spiritually uplifting Diwali to all readers and ISJSians.
ISJS OFFICE SHIFTED BACK TO PANCHSHEEL
ISJS office has shifted back to D-28, Panchsheel Enclave, New Delhi - 110017. Please do pay a visit to our office.
SPECIAL LECTURE BY PROF. CHAPPLE
International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) is organizing a special lecture in association with United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF) on
Religious Pluralism in Haribhadra’s Yogabindu
by Prof. Christopher Chapple
at Indian International Center (IIC), New Delhi on 18 November, 2019.
Limited Seats, please call +91-11-4079 3387 for the invitation.
Click here for details.
SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON TRACES OF ŚRAMAṆA TRADITION
International School for Jain Studies (ISJS), New Delhi in association with The Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI), Pune has successfully organized two days International Seminar on TRACES OF ŚRAMAṆA TRADITION (WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO JAINISM) PRIOR TO 650 BC on 5 & 6 October, 2019 at Navalveerayatan, Pune. More than 20 speakers and 40 other distinguished participants are attended from India, China, Sri Lanka and Bangkok. The seminar is sponsored by Shri Firodia Trust, Pune. Click here for the report
Excellent opportunity to learn Jainism this winter holidays in Ahmedabad
A Free* and Unique Opportunity to Study Jainism in Winter Holidays. We are happy to announce that we are organizing the 2nd Winter Program on Jain Studies. Below are the brief details of the program:
Target Participants: Undergraduate students, graduate students, PhD candidates, Professors, and faculty members of universities abroad and India, High school teachers and Jain professionals who wish to have experiential Immersion in Jain philosophy and way of life.
Place: Ahmedabad (Gujarat), India. Home of Gandhi, Jainism and finest academic institutions in India.
Duration: 28 December, 2019 - 07 January, 2020. The program includes two days visit to famous Jain temples, monks, and institutions around Ahmedabad.
*Refundable security deposit: US$ 100 or it's equivalents in Indian Rupees by cheque in favour of International School for Jain Studies.
Click here for more details           Click here for application
ADMISSION OPEN FOR 2020 SUMMER PROGRAMS IN INDIA
Through following programs ISJS offers an excellent proposal for overseas university students, staff and researchers as well as High school teachers to visit India in summer 2020 and learn the doctrine of Ahimsa (nonviolence) and Jainism to enhance ether overall wellness and knowledge.
ISSJS.2020-4W (19 June - 16 July, 2020):
This four week program is designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate, graduate, degree holders, PhD Candidates, Professors and faculty in Religion, Philosophy, South Asian Studies and Anthropology and other related subjects (history, art, music, public health, bio-ethics, education, management etc.) who desire to learn about Jainism as a part of their higher education. Click here for poster
ISSJS.2020-6W (19 June - 30 July, 2020):
This six week advanced program is designed for serious and motivated Graduate and PhD students, Post-Doctoral scholars and full time teaching cum research faculty involved in religion, South Asian religions or studies and languages, anthropology, theology and allied subjects. Click here for poster
ISSJS.2020-Teaching for Peace (08 July - 29 July, 2020):
This program is designed for teachers & educators who wish to integrate practical nonviolence into their lives, classrooms and schools. Click here for poster
Financial assistance is also available only for 6W program. Please visit www.isjs.in
to apply online.
Kindly promote these programs and enhance interest in academic studies of Jainism globally. ISJS look forward to your continuous support.
ISJS ALUMNI promoting academic studies of Jainism in USA.
Recent appointments in Universities with Jain chairs/departments.
- Dr. Brianne Donaldson (ISSJS-2010.6W batch) is appointed as an assistant professor in University of California, Irvine School of Humanities.
- Dr. Christopher Miller (ISSJS-2012.6W batch) is appointed as Bhagwan Mallinath Assistant Professor of Jainism in Loyola Marymount University.
- Dr. Ellen Gough (ISSJS-2007) is appointed as Assistant Professor of Emory University, USA.
- Dr. Shivani Bothra (ISSJS-2012 batch) is appointed as a lecturer in South Asian traditions, with an emphasis on Jainism and Hindi, at the University of California, USA.
- Dr. Ana Bajlez (ISSJS-2010) Associate Professor and Shrimad Rajchandra Endowed Chair in Jain Studies, University of California Riverside, USA
- Dr. Andrew Bridges (ISSJS-2017, 2018, 2019) Bhagwan Shantinath Lectureship in Jain Studies, California State University, USA