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2022 Annual Nirvan Lecture — False Appraisal and Quick Judgement: Problems of Perception in Jain Literature

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Monday, November 14, 2022 at 7:00pm

MARC - Management & Advanced Research
11200 SW 8th ST 33199, Management & Advanced Research, Miami, Florida 33199


Aleksandra (Sasha) Restifo

Bhagwan Mahavir Assistant Professor of Jain Studies

Join the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs for the Annual Nirvan Lecture by newly appointed Bhagwan Mahavir Assistant Professor Aleksandra Restifo.

Dr. Restifo completed her PhD in Asian Religions at Yale University and held postdoctoral research positions at the University of Oxford and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her research centers on medieval and early modern Jain literature with a focus on the study of emotion and its role in ritual and social culture. Her work has been published in the Journal of Indian Philosophy, Religions, and International Journal of Jaina Studies, among others.


Presented in collaboration with

Jain Education and Research Foundation

FIU Department of Religious Studies


Join us after Dr. Restifo’s presentation for a vegetarian dinner following the Jain tradition.

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