Politics and religions in the Himalayas and Central Asia. The political and religious expression of sovereignty in the Himalayas and Central Asia: rituals, texts, representations and institutions, from antiquity till now.

Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale 'Giuseppe Tucci'

10-12 ottobre , 2011 - Convegno Internazionale / International Colloquium

Société Européenne pour l'Etude des Civilisations de l'Himalaya et de l'Asie Centrale (SEECHAC)

Rome, Museo Nazionale d'Arte Orientale ‘Giuseppe Tucci' (MNAO)

International Colloquium: October 10th and 11th, 2011

Politics and religions in the Himalayas and Central Asia.

The political and religious expression of sovereignty

in the Himalayas and Central Asia:

rituals, texts, representations and institutions,

from antiquity till now.

(program subject to last minute changes)

  Monday October 10th 2011

9h00-9h15

Welcoming of the participants, presentation of badges and documents.

9h15- 9h40

Opening of the colloquium. Welcoming speeches by Dr Luigi La Rocca, Superintendent of MNAO, Dr Massimiliano A. Polichetti, Prof. Gerard Fussman and Prof. Anna Maria Quagliotti.

 

Chairperson: Donatella Mazzeo

9h40-10h00

Jacques Giès (Paris): Translation, bouddhisme en Asie Centrale, IVe-IXe siècles.

10h00-10h25

Deborah Klimburg-Salter (Wien): Visual Rhetoric: the Kashmiri style in Tibetan Art.

10h35-11h00

Pause

 

Chairperson: Gérard Fussman

11h00-11h25

Harry Falk (Berlin): The chronologies used in Indo-Scythian, Indo-Parthian and Kushan times in Greater Gandhara: a synopsis with new material.

11h35-12h00

Giovanna Lombardo (Roma): At the origins of power and sovereignty: the Late Bronze Age necropolis of Kangurttut (Southern Tadjikistan).

12h10-12h35

Zafar Paiman (Kabul and Paris): Le monastère de Tepe Narenj: un témoignage de l'art "hephthalo-bouddhique".

12h45-14h30

Lunch pause

 

Chairperson: Deborah Klimburg-Salter

14h30-14h55

Katsumi Tanabe (Tokyo): Iconographical study of a limestone Buddhist relief allegedly unearthed in Northern Afghanistan.

15h05-15h30

Erika Forte (Wien): Ensuring sovereignty: the Buddhist legitimization of the Kingdom of Khotan.

15h40-16h05

Ciro Lo Muzio (Roma): Bird symbolism in Central Asian headgears.

16h15-16h40

Pause

 

Chairperson: Harry Falk

16h40-17h05

Arcangela Santoro (Roma): La regalità cosmica del Buddha a Kizil.

17h15-17h40

Lore Sander (Berlin): Donors in Kizil caves.

17h50-18h15

Anna Filigenzi (Napoli, Wien): Praxis and orthopraxis in pre-medieval Buddhism: a glimpse into the relationship between lay and religious power.

18h25-18h50

Margherita Mantovani (Roma): La Religione della Luce nelle lettere ebraiche del prete Gianni.

Tuesday October 11th 2011

 

Chairperson: Erberto Lo Bue

9h00-9h25

Bruno Genito (Napoli): Scythic kurgans and kingship.

9h35-10h10

Isabelle Charleux (Paris): Rois et reines dans les portraits des souverains mongols du XIIIe au XVIIIe siècle.

10h15-10h40

Patrizia Cannata (Roma): La scelta religiosa come strumento politico e attestazione di identità nazionale nell'Impero Uighur.

10h50-11h15

Pause

 

Chairperson: Monika Zin

11h15-11h40

Paola Mortari Vergara Caffarelli (Roma): Pelden Lhamo, The protective goddess of the Dalaï  Lamas in Tibetan architecture and art.

11h50-12h10

David Pritzker (Oxford): Rin chen bzang po and the treasures of mKha rtse.

12h10-12h35

Hubert Feiglstorfer (Wien): Architectural concepts, layout and structure of religio-political centres in historical Western Tibet.

12h45-14h30

Lunch pause

 

Chaiperson: Paola Mortari Vergara Caffarelli

14h30-14h55

Christiane Kalantari (Wien): Iconography of sovereignty and religio-political power in early Western Tibet.

15h05-15h30

Christian Jahoda (Wien): Festival and ritual tradition in key religio-political centers of historical Western Tibet (mNga'ris skor gsum).

15h40-16h05

Marialaura Di Mattia (Roma): The religious factor as a political tool in the establishment of the Western Himalayan kingdoms.

16h15-16h40

Pause

 

Chaiperson: Lying Kuo

16h40-17h05

Erberto Lo Bue (Bologna): The main image in Gtsug lag khang of Rgyal rtse and its religious and political meaning.

17h15-17h40

Laura Giuliano (Roma): Oēšo and the King.

17h50-18h10

General discussion and closure of the colloquium.

ROUND TABLE

Avalokiteśvara in India and Central Asia

Organized and Chaired by Prof. Anna Maria Quagliotti

Moderator: Prof. Kuo Liying

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

9h30

Anna Maria Quagliotti (Napoli)

Presentation

9h40

Gérard Fussman (Paris)

The beginnings of the iconography of Avalokiteśvara in India

10h30

Monika Zin (München and Berlin)

Avalokiteśvara in India

11h

Anne Vergati (Paris)

The cult of Red Avalokiteśvara in Nepal

11h30

Dorothy Wong (Charlottesville, VA)

Avalokiteśvara in Central Asia and China

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