Category Archives: Past events

DHARMA Kickoff Meeting in Berlin (HU), September 2019

The Humboldt University of Berlin (HU) had the honour of hosting the DHARMA Kick-off Meeting from September 16 to 21, 2019.

In the autumnal beauty of Berlin our international team with members from France, Germany, India, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Hungary, Indonesia, Cambodia, Japan, Great Britain, Austria, and the USA came together and engaged in a fruitful academic exchange.

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DHARMA Kickoff Meeting cum EpiDoc Workshop

From September 16 to 21, 2019, the DHARMA Kickoff-Meeting cum EpiDoc Workshop will be held in Berlin, hosted by the Humboldt University.

Stele from Tiruppattūr (Sivaganga District, Tamil Nadu), end of 9th century. The inscription starts with a Sanskrit verse in Grantha script (lines 1–3) and continues with a Tamil prose portion in Vaṭṭeḻuttu script.

Venue:
September 16, Luisenstrasse 56 (Festsaal), 10117 Berlin
September 17–21, Invalidenstrasse 118 (Institut fuer Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften),10115 Berlin

See the programme below.
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Evening Lecture by Arlo Griffiths (EFEO), Jakarta

Arlo Griffiths (Principal Investigator of DHARMA Project) is holding an evening lecture at the Institut Français Indonesia (IFI) on Wednesday, the 21st of August.

The title of his lecture is:
Javanese society in the 13th century: new research on the epigraphic corpus of the reign of Kertanaga

The conference will be held in English.

For more information and register, please go to  Eventbrite.com

General Assembly of ERC DHARMA

25 June, 2019
Room 737
54 boulevard Raspail, 75006 Paris

The first General Assembly of the ERC DHARMA has been hosted by the CEIAS at the EHESS. It has been attended by the 3 PIs and the scientific coordinator of the partner Organization as well as by close collaborators, recently recruited at the CEIAS (Axelle Janiak), the EFEO (Adeline Levivier) and Humboldt University (Daniel Balogh, Jens Thomas).

Discussions were about: the preparation of the kickoff workshop of DHARMA to be hosted by Humboldt University in Berlin (September 16-22); the role of the European Project Manager in the Consortium; the digitization of epigraphical publications; the ordering of digital images; and other various topics.

In the second part of the afternoon, other project collaborators based in Paris joined the group to hear progress reports on work toward transliteration and encoding guidelines, work toward publication of Online Inventory of Nusantara Epigraphy and preparation of Data Management Plan.

On June 26, work sessions were held in smaller groups to further discuss: transliteration and encoding guidelines; metadata online encoding base; Data Management Plan (DMP).

Conference – Epigraphic Evidence on Patronage and Social Context of Buddhist Monasteries in Medieval South and Southeast Asia

27 and 28 May, 2019
Main Conference Room (303, 3rd floor)
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

Abhayagirivihāra inscription, Central Java, 8th century. Photo: OD 7945.

Sponsored by The Vihāra Project Comprehensive Studies of Indian Buddhist Monasteries from the Gupta Period Onward (JSPS KAKENHI Grant no. 18H03569)

Co-sponsored by The Project DHARMA The Domestication of “Hindu” Asceticism and the Religious Making of South and Southeast Asia (ERC 809994) & The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

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