International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) wishes a very happy, enjoyable and spiritually uplifting Diwali to all.
A TALK BY DR. ABHAY FIRODIA
Academic Liaison Committee (ALC) of JAINA USA is organising a very informative and timely presentation by Dr. Abhay Navalmal Firodia on his two major initiatives concerning Jain heritage and Jain studies.
Dr. Firodia will present his plans, visions of the above two initiatives along with their relevance to the activities of JAINA ALC as per the program below:
Day & Date: Saturday, November 28th, 2020
Time: 08:30 PM (IST); 07:00 AM (PST); 09:00 AM (CST); 10:00 AM (EST) and 03:00 PM (GMT)
FREE ONLINE COURSE ON JAIN PHILOSOPHY & WAY OF LIFE
Admission Open for Unique and Free Online Winter Program. ISJS is offering free IWSJS.2020 Online Winter Program on Jain Philosophy & Way of life. FEW SEATS AVAILABLE, enroll now at www.isjs.in. So far ISJS has received applications from USA, Canada, Russia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine, China, Pakistan and Romania.
Target Participants: Inquisitive university students/faculty, professionals interested to learn basics of Jain philosophy and way of life.
Place & Time: Online & 07:00 PM – 10:00 PM (IST). Please calculate your local time accordingly.
Duration: December 28, 2020 - January 06, 2021.
Reserve your seats before November 30, 2020. Visit www.isjs.in for more details.
ADMISSION OPEN FOR 2021 SUMMER PROGRAMS IN INDIA
ISJS, offers an excellent opportunity for overseas university students, faculty members, researchers as well as high school teachers to visit India and learn about Jain philosophy & way of life and the doctrine of Ahimsa (nonviolence). The following programs are available for 2021 summer:
ISSJS.2021- 3 Week Program (14 June – 04 July, 2021)
ISSJS.2021- 5 Week Program (14 June – 18 July, 2021)
ISSJS.2021- TFP Program (05 July – 25 July, 2021)
Special financial assistance is also available only for the 5W program. Please visit www.isjs.in to apply online.
SPECIAL EDITION OF JAIN DIGEST
Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) publishes Special Edition of Jain Digest which includes a brief write-up on ISJS. This issue also includes the efforts done by ISJS so far to set-up the Jain Chairs in American universities.
OPPORTUNITY TO WORK WITH ISJS
ISJS is looking for 2 (two) Research Associates in Philosophy / Religious Studies / History and Culture. Selected candidates will get the opportunity to work on research projects in these areas related to Jainism particularly as well as to teach international students and scholars; paper presentation in seminars; to edit and publish the articles in research journal.
FIRST JAIN ACADEMIC CONVENTION AT USA
Department of Religious Studies, University of California, Riverside, USA conducted First Jain Academic Convention in collaboration with JAINA’s Academic Liaison Committee on November 07, 2020. In this event, the scholars with Jain-funded academic positions and other Jain studies scholars from North America discussed their teaching and research experiences, projects, national and international collaborations, and future plans.
CALL FOR PAPER
ISJS invites the research papers for the upcoming issues of its quarterly online research journal “ISJS-Transactions”. Now, the upcoming issues of the journal (starting from October-December 2020 issue) open for the scholars/researchers/faculties for their research papers on various aspects of Jainology, i.e. philosophy, culture, religion, history, archaeology, art & architecture, science, relevance today and many more. Research papers can be sent to us on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.