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Donnerstag, 29. Juni 2017


Dr.  Katharina Poggendorf-Kakar (Religionswissenschaftlerin, Anthropologin und Künstlerin): "Frauen zwischen Unterdrückung und Widerstand"

Donnerstag, 29. Juni 2017, 18h c.t., Seminarraum 1, Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde, Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2.7, 1090 Wien

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Freitag, 30. Juni 2017


Dr. Sudhir Kakar (Psychoanalyst and Writer): "The Kamasutra and Contemporary Indian Sexuality"

Freitag, 30. Juni 2017, 14h c.t., Seminarraum 1, Institut für Südasien-, Tibet- und Buddhismuskunde, Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2.7, 1090 Wien

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Do-Fr, 6.-7. Juli 2017


des Vereins Sammlung De Nobili – Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Indologie und Religionsforschung

"Cultures of Knowledge in Mutual Encounter. Scholars between India and Europe from Early Modernity to the Present"

Claudia Guggenbühl (Thalwil, Schweiz /S witzerland)
Mircea Eliade and Surendranath Dasgupta: Friendship, Hope, Disappointment and Drama at the Origin of Eliade’s Yoga. Immortality and Freedom

Jonardon Ganeri (New York)
The Interjacent Intellectual: Conceptual Struggles for Authenticity in Three Indian Philosophers

Sudhir Kakar (Benaulim, Goa)
Psychological Encounters: India and Europe

Hephzibah Israel (Edinburgh)
Shifting Cultures of Knowledge: Translation, Language Learning and Scholarly Practices

Anand Amaladass (Chennai, Indien / India)
Translating Cultures between India and Europe by an Italian Jesuit Scholar in Seventeenth-century South India, Roberto de Nobili

Klaus Karttunen (Helsinki)
Mailed Relations: Personal Correspondence and the History of Indology

Amruta Natu (Pune, Indien / India)
Georg Bühler: A Historian Advocating the Indigenous Genesis of Indian Literature

Jayendra Soni (Innsbruck)
Letters to the Jaina Monk Vijayendra Suri (b. 1881)

Diwakar Acharya (Oxford)
Half a Century of Nepal–German Collaboration in Indological Research – A Reflection and Appraisal

Eli Franco (Leipzig/Wien)
Zusammenschau und Synthese, mit abschließender Diskussion /
Synopsis and synthesis, followed by the concluding discussion


Do-Fr, 6.-7. Juli 2017

Ort:  Seminarraum 1, Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2.7, 1090 Vienna

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Di-Do, August 1-3, 2017


"Medicine and Yoga in South and Inner Asia: Body Cultivation, Therapeutic Intervention and the Sowa Rigpa Industry"

Projit Bihari Mukharji, University of Pennsylvania:
"Immortal matters: the material culture of longevity practices, 16th – 18th CE"

Fabrizio Speziale (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3):
"Rasaśāstra, rasāyana and Persian Medical Culture in South Asia"

Herbert Schwabl (PADMA AG, Switzerland):
"Asian medicines in Europe – perspectives for the future"

Katharina Sabernig (Medical University of Vienna):
"Topography and proportions of the body in Asian medical traditions"

Dagmar Wujastyk (University of Vienna):
"Rasāyana in Sanskrit alchemical literature"

Christèle Barois (University of Vienna):
"Longevity practices from the Chāndogya Upaniṣad onwards"

Tenzin Lhundup (Men-Tsee-Khang, Dharamsala, India):
"Approach of Tibetan medicine towards healthy longevity"

Philipp Maas (University of Leipzig):
"On Caraka’s account of the origin of rasāyana"

Stephan Kloos & Harilal Madhavan (Institute for Social Anthropology, Vienna):
"The Emergence of a Traditional Mongolian Medicine Industry"

Damdinsuren Natsagdorj (Manba Datsan Mongolian Traditional Medicine and Training Centre, Ulaanbaatar):
"Current status and future trends of development of Mongolian traditional medicine"

Gudrun Bühnemann (The University of Wisconsin-Madison):
"Śiva as the conqueror of death and lord of the nectar of immortality"

Petra Maurer (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften):
"The various names and forms of “Tibetan Yoga”"

Barbara Gerke (University of Vienna):
"Entangled Efficacies in the Biographies of Tibetan Precious Pills"

Suzanne Newcombe (Inform, LSE):
"Longevity practices in India during the modern period: public health imperatives and individual aspirations"

Karl Baier (University of Vienna):
"Yoga and alchemy within fin de siècle occultism"

Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths, University of London):
"Exploring the Asian roots of Roger Bacon’s medical alchemy"

Jason Birch (Haṭha Yoga Project, SOAS, London):
"Liberation and immortality in early haṭha and rājayoga traditions"

Sienna Craig & Calum Blaikie:
"From Homemade to Readymade: Tibetan Medicine Production in Nepal"

Geoffrey Samuel (Cardiff University):
"Tantric immortality: the factors of long life and the transcendence of time."

Jan van der Valk (University of Kent, Canterbury):
"The pharmaceutical becomings of Tibetan medicines in Switzerland: making things with humans along PADMA’s assembly line"

Ilona Kędzia (Jagiellonian University, Kraków):
"Medicine, alchemy and yoga in the esoteric language of the Vaittiya Kallāṭam"

Ilona Kędzia (Jagiellonian University, Kraków):
"Medicine, alchemy and yoga in the esoteric language of the Vaittiya Kallāṭam"

Anna Sehnalova (Oxford University):
"Tibetan Bonpo Mendrub: the Bonpo precious formula's transmission and practice"

Florian Ploberger (independent scholar, Vienna):
"A comparative study between Chinese formulas and Tibetan formulas: differences and opportunities"

Isabella Würthner (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich):
"Curing menstrual disorders in Tibetan medical literature"

Ian Baker (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow):
"Intoxicating solutions: therapeutic and medicinal use of psychoactive substances in tantric Buddhism"


Tuesday-Thursday, August 1-3, 2017

Venue: Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, University of Vienna, Seminarraum 1, Spitalgasse 2, Hof 2.7, 1090 Vienna & Aula am Campus, courtyard 1, entrance 1.11 (keynotes)

Registration: dagmar.wujastyk[at]univie.ac.at

Program (PDF)

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