OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN & EXPLORE JAINISM THIS SUMMER IN INDIA
LAST DATE OF APPLICATION FOR 2020 SUMMER PROGRAM EXTENDED TILL 31st MARCH, 2020.
The following programs provide academic and experiential knowledge of Jainism to encourage participants to pursue further studies and research in Jain principles of soul, nonviolence, non-absolutism, non-possession, self-restraint and strenuous efforts in pursuit uplift and relevance in today’s life:
ISSJS.2020-4W (July 01 - 28, 2020):
This intermediate level program is designed for third and fourth year undergraduate students, graduate students, PhD candidates and faculties in Religion, Philosophy, South Asian studies and Anthropology. Click here for poster
ISSJS.2020-6W (July 01 - August 10, 2020):
This advance level program is designed for graduate students, PhD candidates and faculties in Religion, Philosophy, South Asian studies and Anthropology. Click here for poster
ISSJS.2020-Teaching for Peace (08 July - 29 July, 2020):
This program is specifically designed for school teachers & educators who wish to integrate practical nonviolence into their lives, classrooms and schools. Click here for poster
Financial assistance is only available 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.
ONE YEAR PRAKRIT RESEARCH AND STUDY PROGRAM - 2nd BATCH STARTS AUGUST 1st 2020.
Under Bhagwan Mahavira Prakrit Research and Study Program organized by International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) for one year (2019-2020), three scholars namely Mr. Itamar Ramot, PhD candidate (University of Chicago, USA), Ms. Corinne Smith, MA (SOAS, London) and Mr. Anando Ghosh, MA (SOAS, London) doing their studies at Shantiniketan under the guidance of Prof. J.R. Bhattacharyya, the renowned scholar of Prakrit language.
The scholarships for the 2nd
batch i.e. 2020-2021 are available. Applications are invited from potential candidates in North America and Europe primarily. Last date for application is May 15, 2020. Clik here for details
VISIT BY DR. JOHANNES BELTZ TO ISJS
Dr. Johannes Beltz of Museum Rietberg Zurich visited ISJS, Delhi office on February 10, 2020 with his colleague Mr. Harsha Vinay. Both Dr. Beltz and Mr. Vinay met Dr. Shugan Jain, Chairman and Dr. S.N. Pandey, Joint-Director of ISJS. They discussed about the possibilities of exhibition of Jain Artefacts at the exhibition of Jain art proposed to be held in 2023 at the museum in Zurich. Also discussions were held in likely supporters from India for the exhibition which will travel to London and Los Angeles and perhaps India.
VISIT BY PROF. MEGUMI HIRAYAMA TO ISJS
Prof. Megumi Hirayama, Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Meiji Gakuin University visited ISJS office on February 29, 2020. Prof. Hirayama met Dr. Shugan Jain and Dr. S.N. Pandey. During this meeting they discussed about activities of ISJS and possibilities of her university and others from Japan to attend ISSJS 2020 and onwards.
International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) and Shipra Publications, New Delhi Published a book on “Jain Community of Bundelkhand Socio-Economic and Cultural Change”. Prof. Prakash C Jain is the Author of this book. The book analyses the demographic, economic, educational, socio-cultural and religious changes in the Jain community of Bundelkhand that have occurred within the span of two-three generations.
ISJS-TRANSACTIONS (ONLINE RESEARCH JOURNAL)
The fourth (October-December) issue of 2019 is available for readers Click here
for the issue. ISJS invites the original and unpublished articles/research papers for the journal. Articles/research papers may send through email along with credentials and area of specialization to us. You can also send us your suggestions for improving the Journal. Earlier editions are available at: www.isjs.in/isjs-transactions
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