Memories of Kings Schedule
Memories of Kings
Kingship in the Religious Imaginings of Asia
IBZ, Amalienstrasse 38, München
Friday 22 May
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
9:15-10:15 Daniel Berounsky, “Memories of Kingship in the Post-imperial Chronicle of Bon”.
10:15-11:15 Olaf Czaja, “Between Past and Present—Memory and Realpolitik during the Phag mo gru pa Rule in Tibet”.
11:15-11:45 Break for tea and coffee
11:45-12:45 Guntram Hazod, “Kingship and Tomb: Some Observations from the Burial Mound Tradition of Early Tibet”.
12:45-2:00 Lunch (provided at the conference site)
2:00-3:00 Johannes Bronkhorst, “Brahmanism and Kingship”.
3:00-4:00 Emmanuel Francis, “Contrasted Memories of Kings: The Pallavas of South India in their Inscriptions and in Hagiography”.
4:00-4:30 Break for tea and coffee
4:30-5:30 Azfar Moin, “Why did Muslim Kings Worship the Sun? Islam and Cosmotheism”.
5:30-7:00 Free Time
7:00 Conference Dinner: Wirtshaus Zum Straubinger Blumenstrasse 5, 80331 München
Saturday 23 May
9:00-10:00 Erika Forte, “‘Propaganda Posters’ from Ancient Khotan: Royal Religious Agency in Pictures”.
10:00-11:00 Christian Luczanits, “Ardent Donors, Ordained Rulers, and Astute Protectors: Remembering Buddhist Kings in Western Himalayan Art”.
11:00-11:30 Break for tea and coffee
11:30-12:30 Patrice Ladwig, “Worshipping Relics and Animating Statues: Transformations of Buddhist Statecraft in Contemporary Laos”.
12:30-1:45 Lunch (provided at the conference site)
1:45-2:45 Isabelle Charleux, “Chinggis Khan in Mongol Buddhist Art: Cakravartin, Dharmapāla, or Territorial Deity?”
2:45-3:45 Shen Weirong, “The Identity of the Mongol Yuan Dynasty and the mChod yon Relationship between Great Mongol Khans and Tibetan Lamas in Medieval Tibetan Historiography”.
3:45-4:15 Break for tea and coffee
4:15-5:15 Elliot Sperling, “Tibetan Buddhists and the Tangut Kingship”
5:15-5:30 Closing Remarks