Seminar “New Research on Old Javanese Texts and Manuscript Culture” (May 2023)

On May 25th 2023, will be organised at the Grand Salon de la Maison de l’Asie, an international seminar entitled New Research on Old Javanese Texts and Manuscript Culture. Amongst the panelists, our fellow partners from the DHARMA project Andrea Acri and Arlo Griffiths will join these stimulating and fruitful conversations.

Here is the programme below :


Introduction: 09:30–09:45 CET

Session 1: 09:45–11:15 CET

Arlo Griffiths (EFEO, Jakarta) — “Airlaṅga’s Names in Inscriptions and Manuscripts”

Timothy Lubin (Washington and Lee University) — “Immunities and Privileges of Religious Professions in Java and Bali”

Nurmalia Habibah (UGM, Yogyakarta) — “Introducing the Two Old Javanese Dharmaśāstra Works entitled Sārasamuccaya”

Break: 11:15–11:30 CET

Session 2: 11.30–12:30 CET

Oman Fathurahman (UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta) — “DREAMSEA and Research on Southeast Asian Manuscripts: Opportunity and Challenge”

Andrea Acri (EPHE and EFEO, Paris) — “The Bhuvanakośa as a product of a Majapahit-period Javanese-Balinese milieu”

Lunch: 12:30–14:00 CET

Session 3: 14:00–15:30 CET

Zakariya Pamuji Aminullah (Hamburg University, Hamburg) — “Using Candrakiraṇa to Edit Old-Javanese Poetry: A Caution about Imperfections”

Toru Aoyama (TUFS, Tokyo) — “Writing as a technology: Some remarks on the impacts of Indic script in Southeast Asia”

Wayan Jarrah Sastrawan (EFEO, Paris) — “Corruption, Creation, and Variation in Indonesian Philology”

Break: 15:30–15:45 CET

Session 4: 15:45–17.00 CET

Aditia Gunawan (Perpusnas, Jakarta and EFEO, Paris) — “Interregional Intertextuality: Contributions of Old Sundanese Study to Indonesian Philology”

Alex West (Independent researcher, Lisbon) — “Javanese Cubebs in Pre-16th-Century Texts”


To join the seminar:

Meeting ID: 892 1818 2639

Passcode: 415464

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Cite this blog post
hinda (2023, April 27). Seminar “New Research on Old Javanese Texts and Manuscript Culture” (May 2023). DHARMA project ERC n° 809994. Retrieved June 16, 2024, from

1 Response

  1. I Made Suparta says:

    Waow so interested me….

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