Institute for Research in Humanities / Hakubi Center for Advanced Research
Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Visualization Laboratory
The origins of much ancient literature remain a mystery. This project is an attempt to uncover the origins of the ancient Indian literature, the Vedas, through a collaborative approach using linguistics, philology, and data science.
This project is supported as an interdisciplinary project in the priority area of humanities and social sciences by Kyoto University’s internal funding program, SPIRITS.
The first workshop of this project, ‘Dynamism of Societal Context Deciphered by a Linguistic Analysis of Ancient Literature’ will be hosted online. Please register using Google Form here:
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The ancient Indian literature research of Kyoko Amano and this project were featured in a web article by hotozero: ‘A new approach to deciphering ancient Indian literature brought about by a truly deep reading of the texts.’
An interview with Kyoko Amano about this project has been uploaded to the website ‘Life as a Scholar: Kyoto University and Beyond’ of Kyoto University Research Administration Office.