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	Indic Texts and Islamicate Culture from the Ghaznavid to the Sultanate Periods

Indic Texts and Islamicate Culture from the Ghaznavid to the Sultanate Periods

The Third Perso-Indica Workshop

6 octobre 2018 | 13h30 - 17h30 (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Venue: Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Hongo Satellite Campus, 5 floor seminar room, 2-4-10, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo.

Co-hosted by ILCAA Joint Research Project: “Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia: Cross-Linguistic Comparative Studies of Literary and Religious Texts”

13:30–13:35 | Nobuhiro Ota (ILCAA):
Opening address


13:35–13:50 | Fabrizio Speziale (EHESS)
Introduction to the Third Perso-Indica Workshop


13:50–14:30 | Noémie Verdon (Swiss National Science Foundation)
Al-Bīrūnī’s Kitāb Pātanğal and Kitāb Sānk: Methods and Strategies of Translation


14:30–15:10 | Satoshi Ogura (ILCAA):
Revisiting Sanskrit Epic-Purāṇic Elements in Rashīd al-Dīn’s History of India


15:25–16:05 | Fabrizio Speziale (EHESS):
Šihāb al-Dīn Nāgawrī’s Šifā al-maraż: Reconsidering Greco-Arabic and Ayurvedic Theories of the Humours in 14th century India


16:05–16:45 | Kazuyo Sakaki (Hokkaido Musashi Women’s College):
Ways for liberation – The early textual transmission of Indian traditional science in Persian works


16:45–17:00 | Michio Yano (Kyoto Sangyo University):
General comments


17:00–17:30 | Discussion


Organisation and contacts:
Satoshi Ogura (
Fabrizio Speziale (

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