OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND EXPLORE JAINISM THIS SUMMER IN INDIA
Through the following programs, International School for Jain Studies (ISJS) offers an excellent proposal for overseas university students, staff and researchers as well as high school teachers to visit India in Summer 2021 and learn the doctrine of Ahimsa (non-violence) from the Jain perspective to enhance their overall wellness and knowledge. The program details are:
ISSJS.2021-3W (June 14–July 04, 2021 at Pune & Ahmedabad): This three-week program is designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate and 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, bioethics, education, management etc.) who desire to learn about Jainism as a part of their higher education.
ISSJS.2021-5W (June 14–July 18, 2021 at Pune, Ahmedabad & Delhi): This five-week advanced program is designed for sincere and self-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.
ISSJS.2021-Teaching for Peace (July 5–25, 2021 at Pune, Jalgaon and Delhi): This program is designed for teachers & educators who wish to integrate practical non-violence into their lives, classrooms and schools.
PS: Special financial assistance is available only for the 5W program.
Field visit to Jain pilgrimage and one-on-one interaction with Jain scholars is the unique feature of these programs.
Apply before February 28, 2021 and get an Early Bird Discount of 5% on all summer programs. Kindly promote these programs in your circles and enhance your interest in academic studies of Jainism globally.
OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN JAINISM ONLINE
International School for Jain Studies is offering the following ONLINE programs this year (due to Covid-19) for overseas university students, staff and researchers as well as high school teachers:
ISSJS.2021-3W (Online) from July 15 to August 04, 2021: This online program is for third and fourth-year undergraduate and graduate students, PhD candidates, and faculty in religion, philosophy etc. The objective of this program is to provide academic knowledge of Jainism to encourage participants to pursue further studies in Jainism.
ISSJS.2021-Teaching for Peace (Online) from July 15 to August 04, 2021: This online program is designed for K-12 teachers, consultants, educators who wish to integrate practical non-violence into their lives, classrooms and schools. The objective of this program is to provide the opportunity to learn about non-violence and its applications.
Last Date of Application March 15, 2021. Visit www.isjs.in for apply online.
EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN PRAKRIT UNDER BHAGWAN MAHAVIR FELLOWSHIP IN INDIA
ISJS invites applications from interested scholars for fully paid Bhagwan Mahavir Fellowships for 9 months in India to study the Prakrit language (a language of Jain canonical literature).
The fellowship provides full boarding, lodging, monthly stipend (for personal expenses), tuition, course material and travels within India in connection with the program. The selected scholars will only pay their own airfare to and from India, the passport and visa fee etc.
This is an excellent opportunity for four fellowships that will be made available.
A JAIN STUDENT ON A MISSION TO SAVE THE BEES
Ms. Raina Jain, a student at the University of Connecticut, is on a mission to save honeybees - and she's already making noise. Last August, her work with bees led one Forbes Magazine contributor to feature her saying “a 17-year-old from Connecticut is saving honeybees.”
NEW APPOINTMENT AT ISJS
Ms. Pragya Jain, a practicing Jain from Nashik (Maharashtra), joined ISJS on February 09, 2021 as Research Associate. Ms. Jain is MA in Jainology from Jain Vishva Bharati Institute, Ladnun and Siddhant Visharad in Jain philosophy from Pt. Todarmal Smarak Mukt Vidyapeeth, Jaipur. She has published many articles/research papers on various aspects of Jainology.
ISJS LOOKING FOR A DIRECTOR / CHIEF EXECUTIVE
ISJS invites applications for the position of Director/Chief Executive at Pune. The selected candidate will be responsible to actualize the Vision and Mission of ISJS and its activities.
The candidate must have PhD in Philosophy or Religion with a major emphasis on Jain philosophy, history, literature, practices, way of life and their applications to enhance personal and social wellness from a reputed university in India or abroad.
Candidates with lesser experience (check details) will be considered for other academic positions.
To apply please forward your intent of interest along with a detailed résumé and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to President ISJS, C/o Firodia Hostel, 844, B.M.C.C Road, Shivaji Nagar, Pune-411004 (MH).
The last date of application is March 01st, 2021.
A NEW SECTION ON BOOK REVIEW IN ISJS-TRANSACTIONS (ONLINE RESEARCH JOURNAL)
Reference books are important indicators of the growth of an academic discipline or sub-discipline. Keeping this in mind, ISJS has introduced a Book Review section in the October-December issue of its Online Research Journal with the hope that the feature would continue in the future. The book taken up here is the Jain Community of Bundelkhand written by Prof. Prakash C. Jain which is reviewed by Mr. Vijay Kumar Soni.
ISJS invites the newly published books on Jainism for review. Authors/Editors/Publishers are requested to send two copies of the book (one for the reviewer and another for ISJS record). Only one book along with a review article on that can also be sent.
The books can be sent to:
C/o International School for Jain Studies
Firodia Hostel, 844, BMCC Road
Shivaji Nagar, Pune-411004 (MH)
CALL FOR PAPER FOR ISJS-TRANSACTIONS
The October-December issue of “ISJS-Transactions” is available for readers.
ISJS invites research papers for its upcoming issues. The journal is open for the scholars/researchers/faculties for their research on various aspects of Jainology, viz. philosophy, culture, religion, history, archaeology, art & architecture, science and modern-day relevance. Research papers can be sent to us on email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
before sending the abstract and research paper across.
Take a glance at the previous issues of ISJS-Transactions.