DR. K. C. JAIN MEMORIAL LECTURE BY PROF. MICHAEL TOBIAS & MRS. JANE MORRISON
International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) is organising a lecture on “Some of the most critical aspects of Jain tradition, practice & idealism that are critical to the future of life on Earth”
under Dr. K. C. Jain Memorial Lecture on 15 December 2019 at India International Centre (09:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Lecture Room-II, Annexe Building). The lecture will be given by Prof. Michael Charles Tobias and Mrs. Jane Gray Morrison. Click here for details.
SPECIAL LECTURE ON RELIGIOUS PLURALISM IN HARIBHADRA'S YOGABINDU BY PROF. CHRISTOPHER CHAPPLE
ISJS organised 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 Centre (IIC), New Delhi on 18 November, 2019. Prof. Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology, and Director of the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies, Loyola Marymount University, LA, California. He is one the key faculties of ISJS. The program was chaired by Prof. S. R. Bhatt, Chairman of Indian Philosophy Congress & Asian-African Philosophy Congress and former Chairman of Indian Council of Philosophical Research.
10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PEACE AND NONVIOLENT ACTION
Anuvrat Global Organization (Anuvibha) in academic association with The Centre for Global Nonkilling, Honolulu, USA & International Institute of Peace Studies and Global Philosophy, UK, France is organising its 10th International Conference on Peace and Nonviolent Action on 17 – 20 December, 2019 at Terapanth Bhavan, Adhyatma Sadhana Kendra, Chhatarpur, Delhi. Theme of the seminar is “Educating and Training Children and Youths in Nonviolence: An Imperative for the Creation of Nonkilling Societies and a Sustainable Future.” Click here for details.
SECOND WINTER PROGRAM ON JAIN STUDIES
ISJS is organising its Second Winter Program on Jain Studies at Ahmedabad from 28 December, 2019 to 07 January, 2020. Twenty participants (Undergraduate students, graduate students, PhD candidates, Professors, and faculty members) from universities of India and abroad have been enrolled. The program includes two days visit to famous Jain temples, monks, and institutions around Ahmedabad.
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-TRANSACTIONS (ONLINE RESEARCH JOURNAL)
The third issue of this year (July-Sep, 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
For details, please write to us at:firstname.lastname@example.org
- Certificate Course in Jain Religion: Utkal University of Culture, Bhubaneswar invites applications for the six months certificate course in Jain Religion. Application form can be downloaded from the University website www.uuc.ac.in or contact at +91-98616 17853.
- Book Launched in America: A book entitled "Dharma in America: A Short History of Hindu-Jain Diaspora" by Prof. Pankaj Jain, Associate Professor, Dept. of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Texas published by Routledge. The book includes impact of Ayurveda in American food and health care industries, Indian classical music in America etc. It also includes one chapter on the history of Jains in America, including a detailed section on Jains in the diamond industry. Dr. Anant Jain and Dr. Sulekh Jain respectively contributed on Jains in the Dallas area and Jain in the American Universities. Click here for details.