A report on the workshop “Dynamism of Social Context Deciphered by a Linguistic Analysis of Ancient Literature” (Yuzuki Tsukagoshi, the University of Tokyo) has been published in Digital Humanities Monthly No. 115 [Part 2] (February 28, 2021).
The laboratory website of Hiroaki Natsukawa, Lecturer at the Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University, is now open. https://natsukawa-lab.jp/
Two papers by Kyoko Amano dealing with the language layers and formation process of Vedic literature (Maitrāyaṇī Saṁhitā) have been published.
“What is ‘knowledge’ justifying a ritual action? Uses of yá evám véda / yá evám vidvan in the Maitrāyaṇī Samhitā.” In: Aux sources des liturgies indo-iraniennes, ed. by Redard, C. / Ferrer-Losilla, J. / Moein, H. / Swennen, P., Collection Religions, Comparatisme – Histoire – Anthropologie 10, 39-68. 2019. Liège: Presses Universitaeire de Liège. (PDF 2.6MB)
“The Development of the Uses of ha / ha vái / ha sma vái with or without the Narrative Perfect and Language Layers in the Old Yajurveda-Samhitā Texts.” Lingua Posnaniensis 61, ed. by Chandotti, M. P. / Pontillo. 2019. T. Sciendo: Warszawa. 11-24. (PDF 716KB)
On February 12, 2021, the first workshop of this project, ” Dynamism of Social Context Deciphered by a Linguistic Analysis of Ancient Literature,” was held online. 117 participants from 10 countries registered for the workshop. A collection of slides is here (PDF 13.2MB).
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.