SAW Exploratory Workshop: Astral sciences, Mathematics and Rituals, 19th-20th March 2015

March 19-20 2015

9.30 am- 1 pm.

University Paris Diderot,Condorcet Building, 10 rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet 75013 Paris,  Building Condorcet, Room 483A. Maps and directions can be found here.

The exploratory workshop is organised by Karine Chemla (Sphère, CNRS & University Paris Diderot, SAW Project) Sho Hirose (Sphère, CNRS & University Paris Diderot, SAW Project), Agathe Keller (Sphère, CNRS & University Paris Diderot, SAW Project) and Daniel P. Morgan (Sphère, CNRS & University Paris Diderot, SAW Project)


List of speakers

March 19, 2015

Michio Yano (Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan)
Astral sciences and rituals in India with reference to ayana

Bill Mak (Kyoto University, Japan)
Ritualistic cyclicity in Indo-Greek astral science – Expressions for various modes of time measurement in the Yavanajātaka

March 20, 2015

Yiwen Zhu (Sun Yatsen University, China)
Commentaries on ritual numbers through different mathematical knowledges in 7th century China

Setsuro Ikeyama (Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan)
The calculation of Vyatipata, an astrological phenomenon in Indian astrology


Full programme with abstracts