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Centre of Jaina Studies

Centre of Jaina Studies

The aim of the Centre of Jaina Studies (COJS) is to promote the study of Jaina religion and culture by providing an interdisciplinary platform for academic research, teaching and publication in the field of Jaina Studies.

The Centre promotes the following activities:

  • Research projects in Jaina Studies.
  • Dissemination of new research through the Centre's publications and website.
  • Academic conferences, workshops, seminars, symposia and exhibitions.
  • Public lectures in Jaina Studies by leading scholars.
  • Academic exchange programmes.
  • Courses on Jainism, and postgraduate research in Jaina Studies at SOAS.
  • Expanding the resources relating to Jaina Studies in the SOAS Library.
  • Establishing links with individuals and institutions with an academic interest in Jaina Studies.

Save Prakrit at SOAS

This campaign is set up to cover the administrative costs of maintaining this unique SOAS tradition. By making a donation, you can help us ensure that teaching in Prakrit remains to be a part of SOAS and its research on Jainism.

This research is spearheaded by the SOAS Centre of Jaina Studies (COJS). The aim of the centre is to promote the study of Jaina religion and culture by providing an interdisciplinary platform for academic research, teaching and publication in the field of Jaina Studies.  Read more or donate

17th Jaina Studies Workshop Attendees

Attendees of the 17th Jaina Studies Workshop: Jaina Tantra, 20 March 2015

Contact:

Dr Peter Flügel, Chair, Centre of Jaina Studies, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7898 4776
E-mail:
pf8@soas.ac.uk