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Professor Dr. Jens Erland Braarvig-DIRI

DR JENS ERLAND BRAARVIG

PROFESSOR OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES

Professor Dr Jens Erland Braarvig
Professor of Religious Studies at the Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages at the University of Oslo, Norway.

Research projects

  1. Bibliotheca Polyglotta, internet application for historical multilingual studies and comparative philology, of which the Thesaurus Literaturae Buddhicae is a part;
  2. Edition of ancient Buddhist manuscripts;
  3. The project Multilingualism, Linguae Francae and the Global History of Religious and Scientific Concepts;
  4. The Cambridge Handbook of Human Dignity (now recently  completed), further research on the topic planned;
  5. Edition if the Bodhisatvapiṭaka, a Buddhist text from the 2nd century A.D, with editorial team; Bibliotheca Polyglotta.
  6. War and Dignity in Classical Indian legal, epic, philsophical and religious literature.

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