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AHRC project blog: The Story of Story in South Asia
A monograph presenting my major research findings for this project has now been published by Routledge: see their page about the book here. A paperback will be available after a while.
by Naomi We have both really enjoyed working on this project, and particularly welcomed the responses from our lovely blog audience. The project is now drawing to a close and we have two announcements to make: Firstly, we will be holding a special event in Cardiff on 27th June, in which we are teaming up […]
by Naomi Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which was held at St Michael’s College, Llandaff, and warmly and efficiently hosted by Drs Simon Brodbeck and James Hegarty. The theme was “narrative” and so I enjoyed a packed weekend of papers on everything from Buddha-biographies to vetāla […]
by Naomi I am busy putting the final touches to my book, and one of the remaining tasks is selecting images to include. The publisher says I can have up to 21 images, black and white, inside the book, plus I would like something quite striking for the cover. It is the first time I […]
by Naomi This blog has gone a little quiet as we reach the end of the project and put together our monographs! A couple of weeks ago I finally found time to take a look at a dissertation that is of great interest to the broader frame of my research into inter-religious narrative interactions: “Dialogues […]
Category Archives: conferences
It is strange to look back at my last post, in which I sing the praises of the Slow Professor and rejoice in managing to keep up a weekly research day! That didn’t last very long: first marking hit, then … Continue reading
My head is still whirring from last week’s conference on “Translating Buddhism” at York St John University. The conference was wonderfully stimulating, as well as warm and collegial, and I left with plenty of new ideas and reflections, as well … Continue reading
This weekend I attended the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions in Cardiff, which this year had the theme of narrative. It was, I think, the best conference I have ever attended. And before you object that I am just saying … Continue reading
The past week has seen a huge flurry of Asian Religions events here at New College, centering around the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which was held over the weekend. It was great fun seeing so many familiar faces and … Continue reading
I am delighted to announce the call for papers for the 40th Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which will be held in Edinburgh on 10th-12th April 2015, is now live. The theme this year is ‘dialogue’, by which we mean … Continue reading
Last week I was in Vienna for the Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies. It was a great location – right in the centre of the city, surrounded by beautiful buildings and tempting coffeehouses – and we were … Continue reading
Last week I attended the European Association for the Study of Religions / British Association for the Study of Religions conference at Liverpool Hope University. I found no shortage of interesting papers and very much enjoyed my time. However, I … Continue reading