Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for Spiritual Studies (ICSS) will organize a three-day workshop on Textual Criticism from 14 to 16 February, 2020.
It is rather common knowledge that most texts of Sanskrit traditions are uncritical editions and their compositions/manuscript-traditions are not a subject of serious research. This workshop will therefore aim to educate scholars in the different methodologies and practices of preparation of critical editions, to equip them with the latest tools and methods of philology.
In the workshop, participants will learn the general principles and methodological considerations of critical editions, the history of manuscripts and textual criticism, the specificities of textual transmission and different philological traditions, digital tools for scholarly editions, etc. In particular, participants will work on:
The workshop is organized in association with Amrita Centre for Research and Development.
Venue: Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore Campus