"Indianization in Insular Southeast Asia: Letters, Architectures, and Thoughts"

Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2003 13:00 - 18:10

Venue: Room 207, 2nd Floor, East Wing, The Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University

A considerable number of studies have examined the Indian elements found in Southeast Asian cultures, since George Cœdès discussed the Indianized states of Southeast Asia. This seminar aims at revising the Indianization focusing on the historical changes of writing letters, modes of Hindu temples, and political thoughts in Insular Southeast Asia.

13:00 - 14:15
"'Indianization and the Development of Writing Letters in Insular Southeast Asia"

By AOYAMA Toru(Kagoshima Univ.)

14:15 - 15:30
"Symbolism of the Ancient Jawanese Hindu Temples: With Special Reference to their Asymmetric Composition"

By ONO Kunihiko(Waseda Univ.)

15:30 - 15:45
Tea Break

15:45 - 17:00
"In Search for the Origin of the First Principle of Pancasila: Time and Space of Ketuhanan Yang Maha Esa (The Belief in One God Almighty)"

By ISHII Kazuko (Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies)

17:00 - 17:10
Tea Break

17:10 - 18:10
General Discussion