Piotr Balcerowicz

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  Currently:

Professor at

Chair of South Asian Studies

Faculty of Oriental Studies

University of Warsaw

Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28

00-927 Warszawa

Poland

www.orient.uw.edu.pl

employed since 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic Degrees:

MA in Cultural Studies / Oriental Studies (1990), University of Warsaw (Poland), recognised (1992) as equal to the MA degree of the Humboldt-Universität, Berlin (Germany).

MA thesis: The outline of the Jaina doctrine: the translation of chapters 1, 2, 5, 8 of the Tattvarthadhigama-sutra of Umasvamin and the commentary Tattvarthadhigama-bhasya of Umasvati.

PhD in Philosophy / Oriental Studies [Doktor der Philosophie] (1999), Universität Hamburg, Institut für Kultur und Geschichte Indiens und Tibets, Hamburg (Germany).

PhD thesis: Jaina Epistemology in Historical and Comparative Perspective: Critical Edition and English Translation of Logical-Epistemological Treatises: Nyayavatara, Nyayavatara-vivrti and Nyayavatara-tippana with Introduction and Notes — Dissertation zur Erlangung der Würde des Doktors der Philosophie der Universität Hamburg.

Published as: Volume I & II. Alt- und Neu-Indische Studien 53,1 & 53,2. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2001. XLI + 536 pages.

Habilitation (post-doctoral degree) in Eastern Philosophy / Oriental Studies (2005), Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Habilitationsschrift: History of Classical Indian Philosophy. Part One: Beginnings, Analytical Trends and Philosophy of Nature. [Historia klasycznej filozofii indyjskiej. Część pierwsza: początki, nurty analityczne i filozofia przyrody]. Wydawnictwo Akademickie Dialog, Warszawa 2003. [488 pages, 165x235 mm; in Polish].

 

 

 

Other professional experience:

  Visiting professor, Pakistan Study Centre, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan (Autumn, 2016)

  President and Founder of Association Education for Peace (Stowarzyszenie Edukacja dla Pokoju), www.edukacjadlapokoju.org, since 2002 (resignation on 29.07.2014), more info

  Professor, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warszawa, Poland (2008-2011)

  Member of the Committee for Oriental Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland (2007-2011)

  Visiting professor, Abteilung für Kultur und Geschichte Indiens und Tibets, Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg, Germany (summer semester, 2006)

   Lecturer at Centre for Cross-cultural Studies, University of Warsaw (2002-2009)

  Lecturer at Centre for East European and Central Asian Studies, University of Warsaw (2001-2002)

Expertise and lecturer for UN (Poland) in the field of Human Development in Central Asia and South Asia, including Afghanistan (2002)

  Lecturer of the Department of Computer Science, the Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw (1996-2001)

Acting Head the Department of Computer Science, the Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw (1997-1998)

 Lecturer at the International Summer School of Cross-cultural Studies in co-operation with Polish Commission for UNESCO: "2001: United Nations’ Year of Dialogue Among Civilisations: Cross-cultural relations and the principles of the coexistence of ethnic and national cultures in Europe, Asia and Africa" (2001)

Lecturer at Institute of Developing Countries, University of Warsaw (2000-2001)

  Freelance writer and commentator of current events in Polish press, radio and TV, BBC (Polish Section), TV Palestine, etc.

 

   

 

Details of professional career:

(in chronological order)

 

1983-1990 – MA studies at Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland (Indology, Sanskrit, Pali, Bengali, Hindi)

1987-1988 – Studies at Banaras Hindu University and P.V. Jain Research Institute, Varanasi, India (Indian philology: Sanskrit & Prakrits, philosophy and anthropology)

1990-1992 – PhD research scholar at Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology, Warsaw (focus: Ancient Greek and contemporary Western philosophy, esp. epistemology)

1992 –Summer School of Prakrit Languages and Literature, Bhogilal Leherchand Institute of Indology, Delhi, India

1992-1996 – PhD studies (Indian Philosophy): Institut für Kultur und Geschichte Indiens und Tibets, Universität Hamburg, Germany

1996 – Started his work as assistant at the Institute of Oriental Studies (Department of Computer Science), University of Warsaw, Poland

2003–2005 Research at: Abteilung für Kultur und Geschichte Indiens und Tibets, Asien-Afrika-Institut, Universität Hamburg (Research Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation)

2006 Co-Founder of Postgraduate Centre for Religious Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland, www.orient.uw.edu.pl/psr

2007/2008 – Manuscript Project in India (Research Fellow of Mellon Foundation: Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship)

2011 – Research Project: History of Classical Indian Philosophy: non-Brahmanic Schools (National Science Centre, 2011/01/B/HS1/04014)

2012 – Research Project: Human rights in South Asia (National Science Centre, UMO-2012/05/B/HS5/00726)

 

 

 

Member of editorial boards:

  Studia Indologiczne (Indological Studies), Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw [co-founder, since 1994] www.orient.uw.edu.pl/studiaindologiczne

International Journal of Jaina Studies (IJJS) [ISSN: 1748-1074], Published by School of Oriental and African Studies, London [member of the Editorial Board]: www.soas.ac.uk/ijjs/index.html

Jaina Studies, Newsletter of the Centre of Jaina Studies, associate member, SOAS, London

Journal of Indian Philosophy 1–3 (2003), guest editor (Kluwer Academic Publishers / Springer NL)

Warsaw Indological Studies, co-founder, since 2003; in co-operation with Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi (Vol.1: Essays in Indian Philosophy, Religion and Literature, 2004, Vol. 2: Essays in Jaina Philosophy and Religion, 2003)

Jinamañjari, International Academic and Research Journal of Jain Studies, USA–Canada, Editorial Advisor

Dialogue and Universalism, University of Warsaw (Institute of Philosophy, University of Warsaw) [2000–2002]

 

 

 

Granted scholarships:

1987-1988 – an Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarship (Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India)

  1992 granted a ten-month scholarship Foreign & Commonwealth Office Scholarship (postgraduate study at Oxford University, Queen’s College)

1992-1994 – two-year scholarship of Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (Universität Hamburg, Germany)

2003–2005 – two-year Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Universität Hamburg, Germany)

12.2007–02.2008 The American Institute of Indian Studies oraz Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (Mellon Research Fellowships in India), research project: „Preservation and Edition of Jaina Philosophical Manuscripts", a project affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi

 

 

 

Research grants:

  2003–2005  – Foundation Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung, in: Asien-Afrika-Institut, Abteilung für Kultur und Geschichte Indiens und Tibets, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; two-year reserach project: "Akalanka Bhatta and Jaina logic and epistemology of the classical period (500–1200 CE)"; project manager / principal investigator

  2007-2008 – The American Institute of Indian Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (Mellon Research Fellowships in India), research project: "Preservation and Edition of Jaina Philosophical Manuscripts", project affiliated at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi; project manager / principal investigator

  2011–2014  – National Science Centre of Poland – Grant No. 2011/01/B/HS1/04014 – Project "History of Classical Indian Philosophy: Non-Brahmanical Schools", 3-year period, Principal Investigator / Project manager

  2013–2015  – National Science Centre of Poland – Grant No. 2012/05/B/HS5/00726 – Project "Human rights and India’s and Pakistan’s policy towards Kashmir", 3-year period, Principal Investigator  / Project manager

2017–2020 – National Science Centre of Poland – Grant No. 2016/23/B/HS1/00536: "History of Classical Indian Philosophy: Buddhism, Scepticism and Materialism", 3-year period, Principal Investigator  / Project manager

 

 

 

Organiser / Co-organiser

                of international conferences:

  2nd World Congress on Logic and Religion, 18-22.06.2017, University of Warsaw, Poland, http://logicandreligion.uw.edu.pl

  International Conference "Security Challenges in South Asia", 17-18.09.2015, Madrid, Spain, conference organized in cooperation with Casia Asia, Spain, and the Faculty of Political Sciences, the University Complutense de Madrid, Spain, http://www.balcerowicz.eu/conferences/madrid2015

  International Conference: Art and Religions in Pre-Islamic Central Asia, 24-26.10.2016, Polish Institute of World Art Studies / the Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland, http://www.world-art.pl/central.asia/  

  International Conference: Security Challenges in South Asia, 17-18.09.2015, Madrid, Spain, conference organized in cooperation with Casia Asia, Spain, and the Faculty of Political Sciences, the University Complutense de Madrid, Spain, http://www.balcerowicz.eu/conferences/madrid2015

  Second International Conference on Indian Art: "India: Art and Cultural Heritage", 9-10.10.2014, Torun (Poland).

  International Conference South-East Asia: Art, Cultural Heritage, And Artistic Relations with Europe/Poland, 29.09-1.10.2011, The Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, Krakow, Poland, www.orient.uw.edu.pl/sea/

  International Conference 'World view and theory in Indian philosophy' (Congreso Internacional ‘Teoría e ideología en las filosofías de la India’),  26-30.04.2009, Casa Asia, Barcelona, Spain, http://www.balcerowicz.eu/conferences/barcelona2009

  International Conference ART AND VISUAL CULTURE OF INDIA and FESTIVAL OF INDIAN ART AND CULTURE,18-19.04.2008, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities (University of Social Sciences and Humanities), Poland, http://sztukaorientu.pl/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2&Itemid=3 

  International Seminar ‘Logic and Belief in Indian Philosophy’, 30.04-5.05.2006, University of Warsaw, Poland, www.orient.uw.edu.pl/pl/indologia, publication

  International Summer School of Cross-cultural Studies: “Dialogue among Civilisations: Intercultural relations and the principles of the coexistence”, under the auspices of UNESCO (06.2003), University of Warsaw, Poland, www.orient.uw.edu.pl/pl/iss

  International Seminar ‘Argument and Reason in Indian Logic’, 20–24.06.2001, University of Warsaw, Poland, www.orient.uw.edu.pl/pl/indologia/nyaya.html

  International Summer School of Cross-cultural Studies, under the auspices of UNESCO (06–08.2001), University of Warsaw, Poland: “On Cross-cultural relations and the principles of the coexistence of ethnic and national cultures in Europe, Asia and Africa”, www.orient.uw.edu.pl/pl/iss/iss.html

  International Seminar ‘Aspects of Jainism’, 8–9.10.2000, University of Warsaw, Poland

‘On understanding other cultures’ - the International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies, 7–10.10.1999, University of Warsaw, Poland, http://www.balcerowicz.eu/conferences/nyaya/schayer.html

 

 

 

Other:

1978-1982 – suspended / expelled from schools (three times)    

autumn 1980 – Co-founder and active member of the Independent Federation of Secondary School Students’ Unions in Toruń municipality, supported by the Independent Self-governing Trade Union "Solidarity":  http://w.icm.edu.pl/t/niepokor/niepoko1.htm  

1988-1989 – Work at Polish Radio Channel 3 (programmes on Indian music and culture)

1988-2002 – teacher of English, German and philosophy

06-07.2000 – lecturer at Osh State University, Osh, Kyrgyz Republic - Summer University of Central Asia / Civic Education Project. Field study tour to Central Asia

2000-2001 – Plenipotentiary in informatics, Institute of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw

06-08.2001 – Field study tour to Central Asia and Afghanistan, meetings with religious and political leaders of anti-Taliban coalition (president Burhanuddin Rabbani, general Ahmad Shah Masood, field generals of the Northern Alliance etc.)

01-02.2002 – Field study tour to the Middle East (including meetings with religious and political leaders: Patriarch of the Maronite Church, leaders of Hezbollah, Lebanese Parliament Members etc., Dar al-Fatwa, Academy of Islamic Studies etc).

07-08.2002 – research trip to Israel and Palestine, meetings with Shimon Peres, Yasser Arafat (president of Palestinian Autonomy), Hanan Ashrawi, Mustafa Barghouti, Ekrima Sabri (the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Holy Land), members of Palestinian Legislative Council, board of Jerusalem rabbis, etc.

04.2002-29.07.2014 – Founder and President of Association ‘Schools for Peace’ (Stowarzyszenie Szkoły dla Pokoju), a humanitarian non-governmental organisation with the aim to provide education for young people from the regions affected by poverty and neglect (including Afghanistan and Inner Asia). In these five years the Association ‘Schools for Peace’ constructed three school buildings in Northern Afghanistan (Qaramqul  near Andhkoi and Mohmandan near Balch) for approx. 2400 schoolgirls and schoolboys, sent a number of volunteer teachers of computers and English to teach in Afghanistan, collected and transported approx. 15 tonnes of schoolbooks, writing materials, computers, printers etc. The association was transformed in summer 2007 and now operates under the name Association ‘Education for Peace’ (Stowarzyszenie Edukacja dla Pokoju, www.edukacjadlapokoju.org). More

2002 – project to found a UNESCO Chair of Intercultural Relations at University of Warsaw

10.2002 – OSCE International Polling Supervisor in Kosovo

03–04.2005 – research trip to Kyrghyzstan and Kazakhstan

07–08.2005 – research trip to Kazakhstan, Ferghana Valley (Uzbekistan), and Afghanistan

since 06.2007 – Member of Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee for Oriental Studies [Polska Akademia Nauk, Komitet Nauk Orientalistycznych].

06.2007-29.07.2014 – Founder and President of Association ‘Education for Peace (till the resignation in 2014), an NGO to provide education and promote changes for peace in regions affected by poverty and neglect (including Afghanistan, Central Asia and Tibet). www.orient.uw.edu.pl/edu

Numerous other tours to Central and South Asia, including Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nepal. Approx. 100 countries visited.

 

 

 

 

               

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

 

 

Books authored by...

Continents – An Illustrated Handbook of English in 3 Volumes with Cassettes. [co-author: Katarzyna Balcerowicz], Centrum Kształcenia Triada, Warsaw 1998. [Second and Revised Edition: Warsaw 1999].

Jaina Epistemology In Historical And Comparative Perspective - A Critical Edition And An Annotated Translation Of Siddhasena Divakara’s Nyayavatara, Siddharsiganin’s Nyayavatara-vivrti And Devabhadrasuri’s Nyayavatara-tippana. Volume I & II. Alt- und Neu-Indische Studien 53,1 & 53,2. Franz Steiner Verlag, Stuttgart 2001. XLI + 536 pages.

 

 

Afganistan: historia - ludzie - polityka ["Afghanistan: History – People – Politics"]. Wydawnictwo Akademickie Dialog, Warszawa 2001     [175 pages, 35 photographs, in Polish]. Reviews in English:

www.warsawvoice.pl/archiwum.phtml/5859, www.wgsr.uw.edu.pl/pub/uploads/aps04/9_Recenzja_Afganistan.pdf 

A review in English: Beata Maciejewska in Asia & Pacific Studies  1 (2004) 119-122:

www.wgsr.uw.edu.pl/biblioteka/Asia%20&%20Pacific%20Studies.pdf

Dżinizm. Starożytna religia Indii ["Jainism. An Ancient Indian Religion"]. Wydawnictwo Akademickie Dialog, Warszawa 2002.    [336 pages, 145x235 mm, ISBN 83-88938-31-2, in Polish]

 

 

 

Historia klasycznej filozofii indyjskiej. Część pierwsza: początki, nurty analityczne i filozofia przyrody ["History of Classical Indian Philosophy. Part One: Beginnings, Analytical Trends i Philosophy of Nature"]. Vol. 1, Wydawnictwo Akademickie Dialog, Warszawa 2003. [488 pages, 165x235 mm, ISBN 83-88938-55-X, in Polish.

 

 

Jaina Epistemology In Historical And Comparative Perspective - A Critical Edition And An Annotated Translation Of Siddhasena Mahamati’s Nyayavatara, Siddharsiganin’s Nyayavatara-vivrti And Devabhadrasuri’s Nyayavatara-tippana. Volume I & II. Second revised edition. Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2009. [548 pages].

 

 

 

Jainism and the Definition of Religion. Edited by Manish Modi, Hindi Granth Karyalay, Mumbai 2009. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Jainism_and_the_Definition_of_Religion.pdf

 

 

 

 

Early Asceticism in India. Ajivikism and Jainism. Routledge, London–New York 2016. https://www.routledge.com/products/9781138847132

 

 

 

 

 

 

Historia klasycznej filozofii indyjskiej. Część trzecia: szkoły niebramińskie - adżiwikizm i dżinizm ["History of Classical Indian Philosophy. Part Three: Non-Brahmanical Schools – Ajivikism and Jainism"]. Vol. 3,  Wydawnictwo Akademickie Dialog, Warszawa 2016. [694 pages, 165x235 mm, ISBN 978-83-8002-323-9, in Polish]. http://www.wydawnictwodialog.pl/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=588

 

 

 

 

 

Books edited co-authored by...

Materials of the International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies “On the Understanding of Other Cultures” to Commemorate the Centenary of the Birth of Stanisław Schayer (1899-1941) [Co-editor], Uniwersytet Warszawski, 7-10 October, 1999, Warszawa 1999.

On the Understanding of Other Cultures. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies to Commemorate the Centenary of the Birth of Stanislaw Schayer (1899–1941). Warsaw University, Poland, October 7–10, 1999. Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Marek Mejor. Studia Indologiczne 7, Warsaw 2000, 503 pages.  ***

Miłość niejedno ma imię. Orientalna liryka miłosna [“Oriental love lyrics”]. Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Stanisław Godziński, Festiwal Nauki 15-24 September 2001, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warszawa 2001. [In Polish]. ***

Materials of the International Seminar “Argument and Reason in Indian Logic”. Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Marek Mejor, Kazimierz Dolny 2001. [in English] ***

O pięknie i niewierności czyli o przekładach z literatur orientalnych [“On the beauty and infidelity, or on translations from Oriental literatures”]. Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Stanisław Godziński. Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warszawa 2002. [In Polish]. ***

 

 

Proceedings of the International Seminar “Argument and Reason in Indian Logic” 20–24 June, 2001 — Kazimierz Dolny, Poland [Editor], Journal of Indian Philosophy 1–3 (2003) [Kluwer Academic Publishers, 381 pages].

 

 

Essays in Jaina Philosophy and Religion [Proceedings of the International Seminar on Jainism “Aspects of Jainism”. Warsaw University 8th–9th September, 2000]. [Editor], Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2003. [in English]

 

 

 

Essays in Indian Philosophy, Religion and Literature. Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz and Marek Mejor, with the help of Anna Trynkowska (assistant editor). Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2004.

 

 

Logic and Belief in Indian Philosophy. Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz. Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2010 [ISBN 978-81-208-3446-0; 685 pages], Second Revised Edition, Warsaw 2016.

 

 

Sztuka i kultura wizualna Indii [in Polish; Art and Visual Culture of India]. Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz & Jerzy Malinowski. Wydawnictwo DiG, Warszawa 2010 [171 pp., 127 photos, A4 format]. http://www.dig.com.pl/index.php?s=karta&id=808, table of contents: http://www.dig.com.pl/strony/Sztuka_Indii_spis_tresci677.pdf

 

 

 

 

Świat Orientu – Orient w świecie [in Polish; The World of the Orient – the Orient in the World]. Edited by Agata Bareja-Starzyñska, Piotr Balcerowicz, Jan Rogala, Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa 2010 [256 pages]. http://www.wuw.home.pl/ksiegarnia/product_info.php?products_id=4475 ***

 

 

 

Art, Myths and Visual Culture of South Asia. Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz in collaboration with Jerzy Malinowski. Manohar, Delhi 2011. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/South_Asian_Art_2011.pdf ***

 

 

 

 

World View and Theory in Indian Philosophy. Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz. Manohar, Delhi 2012. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/WorldView2012.pdf ***

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. 14: Jaina Philosophy, Part II. Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz and Karl Potter, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2013.

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. 17: Jaina Philosophy, Part III.  Edited by Piotr Balcerowicz andKarl Potter, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Articles:

“Kolebki cywilizacji indyjskiej” ["Craddles of Indian Civilisation"], Mówią Wieki [A Historical Monthly], 08.1988, Warszawa. [in Polish].

“Ancient Indian Civilisation”, The Movement, Los Angeles, USA, 06.1987.

“Zagadnienie sztuki w filozofii Rabindranatha Tagore’a” [“On the question of art in the philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore”], Pismo artystyczno-literackie [A Historical-Artistic Journal] 8 (1988) pp. 145-152, Kraków. [in Polish].

“Życie i obrzędy w dawnych Indiach” [“Life and Rituals in Ancient India”], Kontynenty [A Geographical Monthly] 09 (1988) p. 32-37, Warszawa. [in Polish].

“Some Remarks on the Sensuous Cognition (mati-jnana) Process”, Jain Journal 14,1 (July 1989)  17-21, Calcutta, India.

“Animals Within Ontological Framework of Jainism and Buddhism”, Jinmanjari Vol.1,2 (1990) 9-15, Kanada-USA.

Naya-vada or the Jaina Doctrine of Predications”, in Jinmanjari Vol.3 No.2 (1991) Kanada-USA.

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries on Jainism for the Concise Comprehensive Encyclopaedia (Mała Encyklopedia Powszechna), Polish Scientific Publishes (PWN), Warsaw 1991-1992. [in Polish].

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries on Jainism: the Large Comprehensive Encyclopaedia (Wielka Encyklopedia Powszechna) in 6 volumes, Polish Scientific Publishes (PWN), Warsaw 1991-1992. [in Polish].

Encyclopaedia articles “Buddhist literature” and “Jaina literature”: The Catholic Encyclopedia, Catholic University of Lublin, 1992. [in Polish].

“Poznanie i wolność w filozofii indyjskiej - od upaniszad do Krishnamurtiego” [“Knowledge and freedom in Indian Philosophy - from the Upanisads to Jiddu Krishnamurti”], Przegląd Orientalistyczny [Oriental Journal] 1 (1994) pp.113–135. [in Polish].

“Zarys dżinijskiej teorii poznania” [“Outline of Jaina theory of knowledge”], Studia Indologiczne [Indological Journal] 1 (1994) pp. 12-67, Uniwersytet Warszawski. [in Polish].

“Słowo wstępne (o transliteracji wyrazów indyjskich w języku polskim)” [“On the transliteration of Indian words in the Polish Language”], Studia Indologiczne [Indological Journal] 1 (1994) pp. 5–8, Uniwersytet Warszawski. [in Polish].

“Formal Analysis of Catuskoti - a Buddhist Anticipation of Multiple-valued Logic?”, in: Proceedings of International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies in Cracow, September 23-25, 1993. Cracow Indological Studies Vol. 1, Cracow 1995, pp. 27-44.

“Śankarasvamin: Nyaya-praveśa – “Wprowadzenie w logikę” [“Sankarasvamin: Nyaya-pravesa: Introduction to Logic – Part One: I. Polish Translation, II. Sanskrit Text, III. Notes § I, Abbreviations and Bibliography”], Studia Indologiczne 2 (1995) 39-87. [In Polish].

“O treściach Pustyni Nubijskiej czyli o systemach spolszczania wyrazów indyjskich” ["On the Meanings of the Nubian Desert, or on the Systems of Polish transcription of Indian Words"], Studia Indologiczne 2 (1995)  175-6. [In Polish].

“Międzynarodowa Konferencja nt. studiów nad dżinizmem: filozofia, logika, rytuały i symbole (Toronto, Kanada, 31.03-2.04.1995) — sprawozdanie” ["Report of the International Conference on Approaches to Jaina Studies: Philosophy, Logic, Rituals and Symbols, 31.03–2.04.1995 Toronto"], Studia Indologiczne 2 (1995) pp. 39-87. [In Polish].

“Śankarasvamin: Nyaya-praveśa – “Wprowadzenie w logikę” [“Sankarasvamin: Nyaya-pravesa: Introduction to Logic” — Part Two: III. Notes §§ II-V, IV. Comments, V. Glossary of Selected Sanskrit Logical Terms; VI. Indices”], Studia Indologiczne 3 (1996) 5-47. [In Polish].

“Jaina Concept of Religion”. In: Contributions On Oriental Traditions (On Non-Monotheistic Religions), Dialogue and Universalism 11-12 (1997) 197-215.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz1997.pdf

“Jak uczynić z krowy byt diachronicznie i synchronicznie homogeniczny, czyli o pojęciach urdhvata-samanya i tiraścina-samanya” ["How to make a cow a synchronically and diachronically homogenous entity, or on the notions of urdhvata-samanya and tirascina-samanya"], Studia Indologiczne 5 (1998) 22-60. [In Polish].

“Nurty monistyczne i dualistyczne w filozofii indyjskiej - artykuł recenzyjny: Joanna Jurewicz: O imionach i kształtach Jednego. Monizm indyjskiej filozofii Tradycji. PWN, Warszawa 1994” ["Monistic and Dualistic tendencies in Indian Philosophy, A Review Article"], Studia Indologiczne 5 (1998) 143-164. [In Polish].

“Trzecia Międzynarodowa Konferencja nt. Dharmakirtiego (Hiroszima, Japonia, 4–6.11.1997) — sprawozdanie” ["Report of the Third International Dharmakirti Conference — Hiroshima, November 4–6, 1997"], Studia Indologiczne 5 (1998) 195-196. [In Polish].

Taxonomic approach to drstantabhasa in Nyaya-bindu and in Siddharsigani’s Nyayavatara-vivrti—Dharmakirti’s typology and the Jaina criticism thereof”. In: Dharmakirti’s Thought and Its Impact on Indian and Tibetan Philosophy (Proceedings of the Third International Dharmakirti ConferenceHiroshima, November 4–6, 1997). Ed. Shoryu Katsura, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften: Beiträge zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens Nr. 32, Wien 1999, pp. 1-16.

“How could a cow be both synchronically and diachronically homogenous, or on the Jaina notions of tiryak-samanya and urdhvata-samanya. In: Approaches to Jaina Studies: Philosophy, Logic, Rituals and Symbols. [Proceedings of the International Conference on Approaches to Jaina Studies: Philosophy, Logic, Rituals and Symbols, 31.03–2.04.1995 Toronto]. Ed. by N.K. Wagle and Olle Qvarnström, SASP 11, University of Toronto: Centre for South Asian Studies, Toronto 1999, pp. 211–237.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz1999b.pdf

“Wasubandhu: »Dowód na wyłączne istnienie treści świadomości w dwudziestu strofach« (Vinsatika – Vijńapti-matrata-siddhi). — I. Tekst sanskrycki, II. Tłumaczenie, III. Posłowie.” ["Vasubandhu: “The Proof of the Sole existence of the Contents of Consciousness in Twenty Verses (Vinsatika – Vijńapti-matrata-siddhi)"] (Parts I and II co-authored with Monika Nowakowska). Studia Indologiczne 6 (1999) pp. 5-44. [In Polish].

“Szkoła epistemologiczna i filozofia przyrody”. ["Epistemological School and the Philosophy of Nature"] In: Handbook of Indian Philosophy. Ed. by Beata Szymańska, Instytut Filozofii, Jagiellonian University, Cracow 2001, pp. 83-106. [In Polish].

“Dżinizm i filozofia dżinijska” ["Jainism and Jaina Philosophy"]. In: Handbook of Indian Philosophy. Ed. by Beata Szymańska, Instytut Filozofii, Jagiellonian University, Cracow 2001, pp. 155-177. [In Polish].

“Główne nurty buddyzmu” ["Main Schools of Buddhism"]. In: Orient – kolebka religii światowych [The Orient – the Cradle of World religions]. Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Stanisław Godziński, Festiwal Nauki 15-24 September 2000, Uniwersytet Warszawski, Warszawa 2000, pp. 5-14. [In Polish].

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries (Letters A-I: 1999/2000) for the Great Comprehensive Encyclopaedia in 30 Volumes, Polish Scientific Publishes (PWN), Warsaw 2001: (1) longer articles (approx. 300 lines and more): Buddhism, Jainism, Indian Philosophy; (2) shorter entries (10-30 lines): Advaita, Ajiva, Ajivikas, Akalanka Bhatta, Akriya-vada, Anga, Annanbhatta, Anviksiki, Apoha, Asanga, Astika, Badarayana, Brhaspati, Carvaka, Citta, Darsana, Duhkha, Dasgupta Surendranath, Dharma, Dharmakirti, Dhyana, Digambara, Dignaga, Jńana, Jayarasi Bhatta, Jaimini, Jina, Jainism, Jiva, Gauđapada, Gautama Aksapada, Maskarin Gosala, Guna, Haribhadra, Hemacandra, Isvarakrsna, Nastika. [In Polish].

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries: “Jainism”, “Mahavira”, “Tirthamkara”. In: Encyklopedia Historyczna Świata. [Encyclopaedia of the World History]. Vol. III, “Starożytność - część 2” [Antiquity - Part 2], Agencja Publicystyczno-Wydawnicza Opres, Kraków 2000. [In Polish].

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries (on Indian philosophy and religion) for the Great Encyclopaedia of Religion in 10 Volumes, Polish Scientific Publishes (PWN), Warsaw 2001–…: [In Polish].

“On the Date of the Nyayavatara. In: On the Understanding of Other Cultures. Proceedings of the International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies to Commemorate the Centenary of the Birth of Stanisław Schayer (1899–1941). Warsaw University, Poland, October 7–10, 1999. Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Marek Mejor. Studia Indologiczne 7 (2000) 17-57.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz1999a.pdf

“Two Siddhasenas and the Authorship of the Nyayavatara and the Sanmati-tarka-prakarana. Journal of Indian Philosophy 29/3 (2001) pp. 351-578.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz2001a.pdf

“The Logical Structure of the Naya Method of the Jainas”. Journal of Indian Philosophy 29/3 (2001) 379-403.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz2001b.pdf

"Na ile powszechna powinna być encyklopedia?" ["How comprehensive should an encyclopaedia be"], Kwartalnik Filozoficzny 29/4 (2001) 149-157.

http://www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2001c.pdf

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries (Letters A-I: 2001-2002) for the Great Comprehensive Encyclopaedia in 30 Volumes, Polish Scientific Publishes (PWN), Warsaw 2002: Yoga, Yogacara, Kanada, Kapila, Karman, Krishnamurti Jiddu, Kriya-vada, Kumarila Bhatta, Lokayata, Nagarjuna, Nagasena, Nama-rupa, Nastika, Nimbarka, Nirvana, Nyaya. [In Polish].

A Series of encyclopaedia articles and entries for Comprehensive Encyclopaedia of Philosophy [Powszechna encyklopedia filozofii] in 6 Volumes, SITA – Polskie Towarzystwo Tomasza z Akwinu, Lublin 2001, 2002, 2003 [Citta, Devasuri-vadin, Dharma, Digambara, jinism, Gunaratna Suri, Gunaratna Gani, Haribhadra Suri, Hemacandra Suri, jina, jiva]. [in Polish].

“[The last] Interview with Ahmad Shah Masood” (August 2001), Omaid Weekly - The Most Widely Read Afghan Publication in the World, New York, November-December 2001 (www.omaid.com).

“Afghanistan at the Cross-roads”, Dialogue and Universalism 11-12 (2001) 97-105.

“Interview with Ahmad Shah Masood”, Dialogue and Universalism 11-12 (2001) pp. 107-121.

www.omaid.com/english_section/back_issues_archive/496.htm#item2

“Wywiad z Ahmedem Szahem Masudem” [“Interview with Ahmad Shah Masood”], Rzeczpospolita, 22-23.09.2001, p. 6. [Reprinted in: Komandos, 05/2002]. [in Polish] [in English] [in Italian: Intervista AREA, Dicembre 2006].

“Allah ponad narodami” ["Allah above all nations – on modern Panislamism"], Polityka nr 39, 29.09.2001, pp. 36-39. [in Polish].

“W drodze do Masuda” [“On the Was to Masood – Afghanistan a forthnight before 11 Sept. 2001”], Polityka nr 41, 13.10.2001, pp. 100-105. [in Polish].

“Afgańskie domino” ["Afghan Domino – on ethic issues and power in modern Afghanistan”], Sprawy Polityczne [Politological Journal], nr 6/12, listopad-grudzień 2001, pp. 9-25. [in Polish].

“O planie ataku mówili głośno. Wywiad z Piotrem Balcerowiczem” [“The plans of 11 Sept. were well known in Afghanistan - an Inteview with Piotr Balcerowicz”], Trybuna, 4.10.2001, p. 12. [in Polish].

“Święte próżnowanie - ten ramadan będzie inny niż poprzednie” [“Holy leisure – this Ramadhan will be different”], Polityka nr 46, 17.11.2001, pp. 78-80. [in Polish].

“Teraz my: Afganistan” [“Now we take Afghanistan”], Polityka nr 5, 2.02.2002, pp. 39-41. [in Polish].

“Afganistan: w nadziei na pokój” [“Afghanistan: in the hope for peace”], Sprawy Polityczne [Politological Journal], nr 13/14, 2002, ss. 3-12. [in Polish].

“Niezależna Palestyna to klucz do pokoju - wywiad z kardynałem Nasrallahem Butrosem Sfeirem, patriarchą maronitów” [“Independent Palestine is the key to peace – an interview with Cardinal Nasrallah Sfeir, the Patrirarch of the Maronite Church”], Rzeczpospolita, 27.03.2002, p. 7. [in Polish].

“Nie ma miejsca dla Izraela - rozmowa z Mohammadem Raadem, deputowanym do Parlamentu Libańskiego z ramienia Hezbollahu” [“'There is no room for Israel' says Mohammad Raad” – an interview with the Hezbollah leader and Hezbollah deputy to Lebanese Parliament”], Polityka nr 17, 27.04.2002, pp. 42-43. [in Polish].

“Front terroru przeciwko terroryzmowi” [“Front of terror against terrorism”], Res Publica Nowa 05 (2002) pp. 8–24. [in Polish]. http://publica.pl/media/archiwum/02-5-Balcerowicz-Front_terroryzmu.pdf

‘Recenzja: Edward W. Said: Za ostatnim niebem. Palestyńczycy’ [Review: Edwar Said: After the Last Sky. Palestinian Lives], Res Publica Nova 2002.[in Polish].

“Some Remarks on the Naya Method”, In: Essays in Jaina Philosophy and Religion [Proceedings of the International Seminar on Jainism “Aspects of Jainism”. Warsaw University 8th–9th September, 2000], Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2003, pp. 37-67.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2003a.pdf

“On the Date of the Nyayavatara, revised and reprinted in: Essays in Indian Philosophy, Religion and Literature, Ed. by Piotr Balcerowicz and Marek Mejor. Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2004, pp. 323-362.

“Yasser Arafat: Widzę Palestynę demokratyczną i świecką” [“I see Palestine as a democratic and secular country - an interview with Yasser Arafat"], Rzeczpospolita, 4.09.2002, pp. 1, 5. [in Polish].

“Arafat mnie zawiódł - rozmowa z Szimonem Peresem, ministrem spraw zagranicznych Izraela” [“Arafat disappointed me – an interview with Shimon Peres"], Minster of Foreign Affairs of Israel”], Polityka 39, 28 września 2002, pp. 44-46. [in Polish].

“Is 'Inexplicability Otherwise' (anyathanupapatti) Otherwise Inexplicable?”, Journal of Indian Philosophy [Kluwer Academic Publishers] 1–3 (2003) 343–380.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2003b.pdf

“Rok w Afganistanie” [“A Year in Afghanistan”], Sprawy Polityczne [Politological Journal], nr 9/21, 2002, pp. 6-15. [in Polish].

“Dysputa między materialistą, królem Paesim, a księ­ciem-ascetą Keśinem. Fragment Opowieści o królu Paesim (Paesi-kahanayan)” [“A Dispute between King Paesi and prince-monk Kesi. A Fragment of the Story of the King Paesi (Paesi-kahanayam)" - A Translation], Sudia Indologiczne 10 (2003) 11-29. [in Polish]

Rozmowa z Ekrimą Sabrim, Muftim Jerozolimy i Ziemi Świętej: “Przyjdzie czas dla nas’” [“An Interview with Ekrima Sa’id Sabri, The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and Holy Land: ‘Our time will come’”]. Polityka 23 (2404), 7 czerwca 2003, s. 58-59.

Perski dywan” [“Persian Carpet” – on the contemporary political situation in Iran], Polityka 27, czerwiec 2003. [in Polish].

“Karzaj dla Polityki” [Interview with Hamid Karzai], Polityka 27, July 2003. [in Polish].

“Willem Bollée: The Story of Paesi (Paesi-kahanayan). Soul and Body in Ancient India. A Dialogue on Materialism” [A Review Article], Studia Indologiczne 10 (2003) 270-275. [in Polish].

“On the Relationship of the Nyayavatara and the Sanmati-tarka-prakarana, Proceedings of the XIth World Sanskrit Conference (Turin, April, 3rd-8th, 2000), Indologica Taurinensia 29 (2003) 31–83.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2003c.pdf

„Pożar stepu – Tyrani się boją" ["The Steppe on fire: they tyrants are scared" - on 2005 Revolution in Kyrgyzstan], Polityka 21/2005.

“Rewolucje w Azji Środkowej” [“Revolutions in Central Asia” – on political and ethnic changes and Islamic movements in Central Asia], Sprawy Polityczne 31, 06.2005.

Pramanas and language. A Dispute between Dignaga, Dharmakirti and Akalanka”, Journal of Indian Philosophy 33/4 (2005) 343–400.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2005c.pdf

“Monks, monarchs and materialists”, Journal of Indian Philosophy 33/5-6 (2005) 571-582.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2005a.pdf

“Akalanka und die buddhistische Tradition: Von der Nichtwahrnehmung von Unsichtbarem (adrsyanupalabdhi) zu Allwissenheit”, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde Südasiens 49 (2005) 151–226.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2005b.pdf

„Dignaga, Dharmakirti i Akalanka. Epistemologia buddyjska a modele kryteriów poznawczych w dżinizmie" [“Dignaga, Dharmakirti and Akalanka: Buddhist Epistemology and Models of Cognitive Criteria in Jainism“], Studia Indologiczne 12-13 (2005-2006) 4–38.

"Foreword" to: Vyavahara-bhasya-pithika (Prakrit-English). Edited, translated and annotated by Willem B. Bollée. Pandit Nathuram Premi Research Series Volume 4, Hindi Granth Karyalay, Mumbai 2006: ss. 1–3.

Wywiad z Piotrem Balcerowiczem: "Indie – gospodarczy tygrys czy słoń?" [An Interview with Piotr Balcerowicz: "India: economic tiger or elephant" – on Indian economy"], Gazeta Wyborcza 13-06-2006:

http://gospodarka.gazeta.pl/gospodarka/1,33211,3410378.html

http://www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/Indiegospodarka.pdf

"Implications of the Buddhist-Jaina dispute over the fallacious example in Nyaya-bindu and Nyayavatara-vivrtti", in: Peter Flügel (ed.): Studies in Jaina History and Culture, Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies, Routledge, London–New York 2006: 117–153.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2006a.pdf

"Bin Laden, i talebani i servizi segreti pachistani" [An Interview with Piotr Balcerowicz, in Italian] - Intervista: AREA, Dicembre 2006. www.area-online.it/Area.htm

Wywiad z Piotrem Balcerowiczem: "Tata kupuje Zachód" [An Interview with Piotr Balcerowicz: "Tata buys the West" – on modernisation in India], Wysokie Obcasy / Gazeta Wyborcza 20-08-2008.

www.wysokieobcasy.pl/wysokie-obcasy/1,96856,5608883,Tata_kupuje_Zachod.html 

"Some Remarks on the opening sections in Jaina epistemological treatises", Walter Slaje (ed.): :Śāstrārambha. Inquiries into the Preamble in Sanskrit. Prefaced by Edwin Gerow. Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes, Band LXII, Deutsche Morgenländische Gesellschaft, Harrassowitz Verlag, Wiesbaden 2008: 25-81.

Wywiad z Piotrem Balcerowiczem: "“Azjatycka wielka gra” (o losach Pakistanu i Afganistanu)" [An Interview with Piotr Balcerowicz: "Asian Great Game (on the fate of Pakistan and Afghanistan)"], Polska Zbrojna 22, 31.05.2009, pp. 39-42.

http://www.polska-zbrojna.pl/index.php?option=com_rubberdoc&view=doc&id=180&format=raw&Itemid=111

www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/pb_polska-zbrojna-nr-222009.pdf

“What Exists for the Vaisesika?”, in: Piotr Balcerowicz (ed.): Logic and Belief in Indian Philosophy. Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2010: 241–348 = Second Revised Edition, Warsaw 2016.

www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/What_Exists_for_the_Vaisesika.pdf

Wywiad z Piotrem Balcerowiczem: "Co daje pasja? — Żadne studia nie gwarantują pracy i pieniędzy" [An Interview with Piotr Balcerowicz: "What brings passion to your life? — No studies can guarantee you work or money"], Gazeta Edukacja — Dodatek do Gazety Wyborczej 63 ,16.03.2010, pp. 2-4.

http://www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/pasja.pdf  

"Gospodarcze wcielenie Indii – tygrys czy słoń?" [In Polish: “Economic incarnation of India – the Tiger of the Elephant?”], in: in: Agata Bareja-Starzyńska, Piotr Balcerowicz, Jan Rogala (eds.): Świat Orientu – Orient w świecie [in Polish; The World of the Orient – the Orient in the World].  Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa 2010: 135–157. www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/Indie-gospodarka.pdf

"Jayarasi [Bhatta]" [Jayarāśi Bhaṭṭa], in: The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Spring 2011 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/jayaraasi, www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Jayarasi.pdf

"Dharmakirti’s criticism of the Jaina doctrine of multiplexity of reality (anekanta-vada)", in: Helmut Krasser, Horst Lasic, Eli Franco, Birgit Kellner (eds.): Religion and Logic in Buddhist Philosophical Analysis. Proceedings of the Fourth International Dharmakirti Conference Vienna, August 23–27, 2005. Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Klasse, Denkschriften, 424. Band, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 2011: 1–31. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2011a.pdf

“Do Ethnic and Religious Conflicts Exist?” (in Polish, “Czy istnieją konflikty etniczne i religijne?”), in: Wojciech Kostecki (ed.): Advanced Conflict Prevention (in Polish, Zaawansowane zapobieganie konfliktom). Katedra Stosunków Międzynarodowych, Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej, Warszawa 2011: 29–62. www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/konflikty_etniczne.pdf

“The Principle of Justice in International Relations and the Causes of Ethnic Conflicts” (in Polish, “Zasada sprawiedliwoœci w stosunkach międzynarodowych a przyczyny konfliktów etnicznych”), in: Wojciech Kostecki (ed.): Advanced Conflict Prevention (in Polish, Zaawansowane zapobieganie konfliktom). Katedra Stosunków Międzynarodowych, Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej, Warszawa 2011: 63–96. www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/sprawiedliwosc.pdf  

The Body and the Cosmos in Jaina Mythology and Art”, in: Piotr Balcerowicz (ed.): Art, Myths and Visual Culture of South Asia. Edited in collaboration with Jerzy Malinowski. Manohar, Delhi 2011: 95–151. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2011b.pdf [reprinted in: Luitgard Soni, Jayandra Soni (eds.): Sanmati. Essays Felicitating Professor Hampa Nagarajaiah on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday. Sapna Book House, Bengaluru 2015: 17–58.

Rationality as a Common Public Domain", Dialogue and Universalism 1 (2011) 73–94. http://www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/balcerowicz2011c.pdf

When Yoga is not Yoga.The Nyaya-Vaisesika tradition and the Artha-sastra, in: Piotr Balcerowicz (ed.): World View and Theory in Indian Philosophy. Manohar, Delhi 2012: 173–245. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2012.pdf  

"Prabhacandra, Prameyakamalamartanda on Manikyanandin’s Pariksamukha" [Synopsis: Prabhācandra's Prameyakamalamartanda on Manikyanandin’s Pariksamukha], in: Piotr Balcerowicz and Karl Potter (eds.): Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. XIV: Jaina Philosophy, Part II, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2013: 85–211. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/prabhacandra-PKM.pdf

"Introduction: Some Remarks on the Naya Method", in: Piotr Balcerowicz and Karl Potter (eds.): Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. XIV: Jaina Philosophy, Part II, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2013: 23–38.

"The authority of the Buddha, the omniscience of the Jina and the truth of Jainism", in: Vincent Eltschinger and Helmut Krasser (eds.): Scriptural Authority, Reason and Action. Proceedings of a Panel at the 14th World Sanskrit Conference, Kyoto, September 1st–5th 2009. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien 2013: 319–374. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2013.pdf

"Introduction: On Attempts to Formalise the Syadvada", in: Piotr Balcerowicz and Karl Potter (eds.): Encyclopedia of Indian Philosophies, Vol. XVII: Jaina Philosophy, Part III, Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi 2014: 29–51. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2014a.pdf

"Jaki tytuł, jaki autor? Patanjala-yoga-śastra" ["What title, what author? Patanjala-yoga-śastra"], in: Jogasutry. Jogabhaszja. Klasyczna joga indyjska. Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, Warszawa 2014.

"On the Relative Chronology of Dharmakīrti and Samantabhadra", Journal of Indian Philosophy 44 (2016) 437–483 [online first: December 2014, pp. 1–47]. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s10781-014-9270-3. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10781-014-9270-3

"Do attempts to formalise the syad-vada make sense?", in: Peter Flügel & Qvarnström (eds.): Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy. Routledge, London–New York 2015, 181–248.

"Digambara Jaina Collections of Manuscripts", Centre of Jaina Studies Newsletter 10 (2015) 48–50.

The Body and the Cosmos in Jaina Mythology and Art”, reprinted in: Luitgard Soni, Jayandra Soni (eds.): Sanmati. Essays Felicitating Professor Hampa Nagarajaiah on the Occasion of his 80th Birthday. Sapna Book House, Bengaluru 2015: 17–58 [originally published in: Piotr Balcerowicz (ed.): Art, Myths and Visual Culture of South Asia. Edited in collaboration with Jerzy Malinowski. Manohar, Delhi 2011: 95–151].

"Extrasensory Perception (yogi-pratyaksa) in Jainism, Proofs of Its Existence and Its Soteriological Implications", in: Christopher Key Chapple (ed.): Yoga in Jainism. Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies, Routledge, Oxon–New York 2016: 48–108. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2016b.pdf

"Extrasensory Perception (yogi-pratyaksa) in Jainism and Its Refutations", in: Christopher Key Chapple (ed.): Yoga in Jainism. Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies, Routledge, Oxon–New York 2016: 109–124. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2016c.pdf

"Syryjska wojna domowa. Damasceńska Wielka Gra" ["Syrian Civil War. The Damascene Great Game", in Polish], in: Samar Yazbek: Przeprawa. Moja podróż do pękniętego serca Syrii (The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria). Wydawnictwo Karakter, Kraków 2016, pp. VII-XLVI. text: http://www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/syryjska_wojna_domowa.htm / http://www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/syryjska_wojna_domowa.pdf

"Siddhasena Mahamati and Akalanka Bhatta: A Revolution in Jaina Epistemology", Journal of Indian Philosophy 44 (2016) 993–1039; (online first: 14 October 2015, pp 1–47); DOI 10.1007/s10781-015-9289-0, first draft:  www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2016a.pdf

"Special divine action in Buddhism – Overview", The Special Divine Action Project, Bodleian Library, Ox-ford University, American Academy of Religion (AAR) 2016: specialdivineaction.org. first draft:  www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz2017a.pdf 

"Special divine action in Buddhism – Article", The Special Divine Action Project, Bodleian Library, Ox-ford University, American Academy of Religion (AAR) 2016: specialdivineaction.org. first draft:  www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/Balcerowicz2017b.pdf

"Logic in religious and non-religious belief systems", International Journal for Philosophy of Religion (published online, 24 October 2017). DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/s11153-017-9646-x. http://rdcu.be/xBvW www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2017c.pdf, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11153-017-9646-x?sap-outbound-id=B7330A5D502CF53CA6E1BCBD46906E289DA1361E

"Jainism. Disambiguate the Ambiguous",  in: Joerg Tuske (ed.): Indian Epistemology and Metaphysics. Bloomsbury Academic, London–Oxford–New York 2017: 75–100.

"The Philosophy of Mind of Kundakunda and Umasvati", in: Jonardon Ganeri (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy. Oxford University Press, 2017: 190–208. ISBN: 9780199314621; DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199314621.013.13  www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2017e.pdf

"Jayarasi Against the Philosophers", in: Jonardon Ganeri (ed.): The Oxford Handbook of Indian Philosophy. Oxford University Press, 2017: 403–419. [ISBN: 9780199314621]; DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199314621.013.21  www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2017f.pdf

"Fragments from the Ajivikas", in: Hiroshi Marui; Ernst Prets (eds.): Transmission and Tradition. Proceedings of the Matsumoto Conference on the Meaning and the Role of ‘Fragments’ in Indian Philosophy. Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, Vienna 201? (forthcoming). www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2018x.pdf

"Royal Patronage of Jainism. The Myth of Candragupta Maurya and Bhadrabahu", in: Christine Chojnacki and Basile Leclere: Royal patronage of Jainism, 2018 (forthcoming) / proceedings of Colloque International "The constitution of a literary legacy and the tradition of patronage in Jainism", Université Jean Moulin Lyon III, France, 2016. www.balcerowicz.eu/indology/balcerowicz2018a.pdf  

 

 

Note: The University of Warsaw and the Institute/Faculty of Oriental Studies in Warsaw have not and do not subsidise the above-mentioned research and projects, except for those indicated with the triple asterisk  ***.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected music reviews and articles:

“W poszukiwaniu źródeł (1)” ["In the Search for Origins: an Essay on Ancient Music - Part I"], In: Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] 23 (2000) pp. 21-24. [In Polish].

“W poszukiwaniu źródeł (2)” ["In the Search for Origins: an Essay on Ancient Music - Part I"], In: Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] 24 (2000) pp. 36-38. [In Polish].

“Muzyka Indii czyli o samochodach na Placu Czerwonym” [“On Indian Music. A Review Article”], In: Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] 11, 27.05.2001, pp. 36-38.

“Idomeneo wśród terrorystów” ["Idomeneo among the terrorists" - A review of the premiere of Mozart's Idomeneo, Hamburgische Staatsoper], In: Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] 13 (2006) 30-31. [In Polish].

"Kurzak śpiewa ‘Salut ŕ la France!’ – La fille du régiment w Hamburgu" ["Kurzak sings ‘Salut ŕ la France!’ – La fille du régiment in Hamburgu" - A review of the premiere, Hamburgische Staatsoper], In: Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] 15 (2006) 32-33. [In Polish].

"Obietnica muzykologa i eseisty", recenzja książki: Bohdan Pociej: Z perspektywy muzyki. Wybór szkiców. Warszwa 2005. ["A promise of a musicologist and essayist", a review of a book] In: Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] 24 (2006) . [In Polish].

Concert reviews for Ruch Muzyczny [Musicological Journal] - In Polish.

"Wydmuszka muzyczna" ["Musical eggshell" - A review of 14th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival in Warsaw], Tygodnik Powszechny 15, 11.04.2010, p. 32. http://www.balcerowicz.eu/texts/beethoven2010.pdf

 

 

Selected translations from / into

                    German / English on Indology:

Gerhard Oberhammer: “The History of Revelation as a Problem of Hermeneutics of Religion”, Dialogue and Universalism Vol. 7, No. 11-12/1997, pp. 165-177. [“Offenbarungsgeschichte als Problem der Religionshermeneutik”]

Stanisław Schayer: “Studies on Indian Logic”. [= “Z badań nad logiką indyjską I. (Studien zur indischen Logik. Der indische und der aristotelische Syllogismus)”, Presented at the session on 28 June 1932. Bulletin International de l’Academie Polonaise des Sciences et des Lettres, Classe de Philologie, Kraków 1932 fasc. 4–6, pp. 98–102. “Z badań nad logiką indyjską II. (Studien zur indischen Logik. Altindische Antizipationen der Aussagenlogik)”. Bulletin International de l’Academie Polonaise des Sciences et des Lettres, Classe de Philologie, Kraków 1933 fasc. 1–6, pp. 90–96. — translation from German and Polish into English], in: Materials of the International Seminar “Argument and Reason in Indian Logic”, Warsaw University 2001, pp. 23-34.

Stanisław Schayer: “On the Method of the Nyaya research” [“Über die Methode der Nyaya-Forschung”; Festschrift für Moritz Winternitz, Leipzig 1933, SS. 247–257. — translation from German and Polish into English], in: Materials of the International Seminar “Argument and Reason in Indian Logic”, Warsaw University 2001, pp. 35-44.

John E. Cort: “Obrzęd oddawania czci wizerunkom dżinów”, in: Praktyki religijne w Indiach, praca zbiorowa pod red. D.S. Lopeza, Jr., Wydawnictwo Akademickie DIALOG, Warszawa 2001: Chapter 19, pp. 393-402.

Phyllis Granoff: “Opowieści dżinijskie inspirujące wyrzeczenie”, in: Praktyki religijne w Indiach, praca zbiorowa pod red. D.S. Lopeza, Jr., Wydawnictwo Akademickie DIALOG, Warszawa 2001: Chapter 26, pp. 490-496.

Rosalind Lefeber: “Dżinijskie opowieści o cudownych mocach”, in: Praktyki religijne w Indiach, praca zbiorowa pod red. D.S. Lopeza, Jr., Wydawnictwo Akademickie DIALOG, Warszawa 2001: Chapter 28, pp. 507-516.

John E. Cort: “Dżinijskie pytania i odpowiedzi: Kim jest bóg i jak oddaje mu się cześć?”, in: Praktyki religijne w Indiach, praca zbiorowa pod red. D.S. Lopeza, Jr., Wydawnictwo Akademickie DIALOG, Warszawa 2001: Chapter 42, pp. 702-714.

 

 

               

 

 

Participation in international conferences

                    and selected lectures outside of Poland:

01.1988 - 1st All-India Conference on Prakrit & Jaina Studies w Varanasi, India; paper: “Some Remarks on the Analysis of the Sensuous Cognition (mati-jnana) Process”.

27.08-2.09.1990 - VIIIth World Sanskrit Conference in Vienna; paper: “The Jaina Doctrine of Predications (naya-vada)”.

23-26.09.1993 - The International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies in Kraków (Poland); paper: “Formal Analysis of Catuskoti - a Buddhist Anticipation of Multiple-valued Logic?”.

24-26.06.1994 - International Seminar on Buddhism “Aspects of Buddhism”, Liw–Warsaw, Poland.

31.03-2.04.1995 - International Conference on Approaches to Jaina Studies: Philosophy, Logic, Rituals and Symbols, University of Toronto, Canada; paper: “On the Jaina Notions of tiryak-samanya (horizontal homogeneity) and urdhvata-samanya (vertical homogeneity)”.

4-6.11.1997 - The Third International Dharmakirti Conference, Hiroshima, November 4–6, 1997, Japan; paper: Taxonomic approach to drstantabhasa in Nyaya-bindu and in Siddharsigani’s Nyayavatara-vivrti—Dharmakirti’s typology and the Jaina criticism thereof”.

17.06-20.06.1997 - “Data-Exchange and Printing-Preparation of Oriental Texts”, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg; 3 papers–presentations: (1) "Keyboard drivers and keyboard emulation for non-Latin scripts"; (2) "Creating concordances and dictionaries for Oriental languages, text interlinearisation for Oriental languages"; (3) "Amrita – a Sanskrit / Devanagari programme".

9.12.1997 - Seminar on the occasion of 65. anniversary of Institute of Oriental Studies in Warsaw; paper: “Sociological implications of the Buddhist–Jaina debate on logic”.

7­10.101999 - “On understanding other cultures” - the International Conference on Sanskrit and Related Studies to Commemorate the Centenary of the Birth of Stanislaw Schayer; paper: “On the Date of the Nyayavatara”.

3-8.04.2000 - XI World Sanskrit Conference, Turin, Italy; paper: On the Relationship of the Nyayavatara and the Sanmati-tarka-prakarana.

11.04.2000 - University of Naples (Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici), Italy; paper: “Jaina epistemology and formal logic”.

9.09.2000 - the International Seminar on Jainism “Aspects of Jainism”, University of Warsaw, 8-9.09.2000; paper: “Some Remarks on the Naya Method”.

27.01.2001 - 5th Bimal Matilal Conference on Indian Philosophy, 27th January 2001, King’s College, London; paper: “The logical structure of the naya method of the Jainas”.

22-24.02.2001 - Asceticism and Power in the Asian Context, the Royal Asiatic Society, the School of Oriental and African Studies and the British Academy, London.

20–24.06.2001 - International Seminar “Argument and Reason in Indian Logic”, 20–24.06.2001; paper: “Is ‘inexplicability otherwise’ (anyathanupapatti) otherwise inexplicable?”.

4.06.2002 - Seminar für Indologie der Universität Tübingen, Germany; lecture: “Jaina logical models: syad-vada and naya-vada.

5.06.2002 - Philosophische Fakultät der Universität Zürich (Seminar für Indologie und Vergleichende Religionswissenschaft), Switzerland; lecture: “Can yogins have supernatural perception–a debate among Indian philosophers”.

11-20.12.2002 - Tokyo University (Department of Indian Philosophy and Buddhist Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology); lectures and seminars on Indian logic.

23–26.04.2003 - international conference “Dialogue among Civilisations – the Key to a Safe Future”, Warsaw, Poland; paper: “Rationality as a Common Public Domain”.

07.08.2003 – University of Almaty, Kazakhstan; lectures and seminars: (1) "Western theories of democracy and presuppositions for the notion of open society", (2) "Social and institutional solutions proposed in Islamic thought as a counterpart of and response to western-type democracy, democratic institutions and human rights", (3) "Globalisation and conflict solution strategies within culture-based sets of values: Muslim and Western perspectives", (4) "Current situation in the Middle East: cultural background to politics".

22–23.04.2004 – Indological conference: “India in Warsaw”, University of Warsaw, Poland; paper: “Cognitive criteria – a dispute between Dharmakirti and Akalanka”.

05.2004Institut für Tibetologie und Buddhismuskunde, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria; lectures: “Die Natur von Erkenntnismitteln (pramana) bei den Jainas”, “Afghanistan und Zentralasien: zur Talebanzeit und jetzt”.

21.07.2004 - Universität Hamburg, Germany; lecture: “Afghanistan und Zentralasien: zur Talebanzeit und jetzt”.

20–24.09.2004 - 29. Deutscher Orientalistentag Halle/Salle, Germany; paper: “Akalankas Argument von der Nichtwahrnehmung von Unsichtbarem (adrsyanupalabdhi) und die buddhistische Tradition”.

26.01.2005 – Institut für Indologie und Zentralasienwissenschaften, Universität Leipzig, Germany, lecture: “Afghanistan zur Talibanzeit: kulturelle Hintergründe des Konfliktes”.

http://db.uni-leipzig.de/veranstaltungen/va_detail.php?va_db_session=3b167ed6ffac907941b5ddb7ed42cd82&v_id=1822

25-31.03.2005 - Regional Seminar in Excellence in Teaching Philosophy, Educational Center ‘Bilim–Central Asia’, Kyrgyzstan / Kazakhstan; lectures and seminars: (1) “Beginnings of Islamic political philosophy”, (2) “The political thought of neo-Platonists (Al-Farabi, Ibn Sina) and Ibn Khaldun”, (3) “Current trends in Islamic political philosophy: salafiyya, philosophy after 1967 and paradigms of contemporary trends”.

3–23.07.2005 - Educational Center ‘Bilim–Central Asia’, HESP Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching (ReSET Political Philosophy, Almaty, Kazachstan, lectures: “Islamic Political philosophy”.

18-23.07.2005 - HESP Regional Seminar for Excellence in Teaching (ReSET Political Philosophy) w Almacie (Kazachstan), seminars Ислам и демократия [“Islam and Democracy”, in Russian].

23-27.08.2005 - Fourth International Dharmakirti Conference, Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria; paper: Dharmakirti’s criticism of the Jaina doctrine of multiplexity of reality (anekanta-vada).

5-7.11.2005 - International Seminar on Islam and Politics, Western University, Baku (Azerbaijan); lectures: (1) Современная политическая мuсль ислама" ["Contemporary Islamic Political Thought”, in Russian], (2)  “Культурнuе  предположения и идея демократии (в контексте сравнения западной и исламской политической философии)” [“Cultural Presuppositions and Democracy (within the context of comparison between Western and Islamic political thought”, in Russian].

www.wu.edu.az/news/2005-09-05.html

18.10.2005 - Harvard University, Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Boston, USA; lecture: “On the Development of the Concept of Valid Knowledge in the Jaina Tradition” (the lecture series: The Sanskrit and Indian Studies Department Lecture Series);

www.fas.harvard.edu/~sanskrit/events.html

19.10.2005 - Department of Religious Studies, Yale University, USA; lecture: “Levels of truth in Jainism?”

www.yale.edu/religiousstudies/events.html

20.10.2005 - Harvard University, Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Boston, USA; lecture: "The Logical Structure of Supernatural Perception (yogi-pratyaksa) in the Indian Tradition and its Doctrinal Implications” (the lecture series: The Sanskrit and Indian Studies Department Lecture Series).

www.fas.harvard.edu/~sanskrit/events.html

31.05.2006  - Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg, Germany: "Islam und Kultur in Zentralasien”.

www.loss.de/fmv/index.html?termine.htm

8-10.06.2006  - International Seminar: "Multiculturalism, Nationality, Identity" («Мультикульткрализм. Национализм. Идентификаця»), the International Solomon University, Kiev, Ukraine (Международный Соломонов Университет, Украина, Киев), lecture: "Multiculturalism in Europe: failure or necessity?" («Мультикультурализм в современной Европе: неуспех или необходимость»).

www.is.svitonline.com/philosophy/Seminar.htm

18-23.09.2006  - European Congress of the History of Religions, organised by the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR), the International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR) and the Romanian Association for the History of Religions (RAHR), Bucharest, Romania; paper: "Why did Indian philosophers need God?".

www.rahr.ro/RAHR/Conference2006/index.htm

17.10.2006  - South Asia Seminar, the University of Chicago, USA; lecture: "How many realities are there? Jainas and Buddhists on the complexity of what there is"

http://southasia.uchicago.edu/newsevents.htm

7–9.12.2006  - International Seminar on Yoga Traditions of India (India International Centre Annexe), organised by B. L. Institute of Indology, Delhi; paper: "Extrasensory perception (yogi-pratyaksa) in Jainism and its soteriological implications"

16.12.2006  - Centre for Buddhist Studies / Department of Sanskrit, J.N. Vyas University, Jodhpur (Raj.), India, lecture: "The history of Buddhist Pramana Tradition"

11.05.2007  - "Fascination and Fear of the Other - Religions in Film", Institut für praktische Theologie, Universität Hamburg, Germany, lecture: "Islam and pilgrimage tradition"

18-19.04.2008  - International Conference "Art and Visual Culture of India" & Festival of Indian Art and Culture, organised by Polish Society of Oriental Art and Piotr Balcerowicz, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities (University of Social Sciences and Humanities), Warsaw, Poland, paper: "The Body and the Cosmos in Jaina Mythology and Art". www.swps.edu.pl/indie  

25-27.04.2008  - BIOS Conference: "Life - Body - Person. Intercultural Aspects of an Intricate Relationship" (Tagung "Leben – Leib – Person. Interkulturelle Aspekte eines problematischen Verhältnisses"), Philosophisches Seminar / Johannes-Gutenberg Universität, Mainz, Germany, paper: "Personbegriff im Jinismus" ("Jainism. Person without personality"). http://www.inter-bios.de/html/bios_conference_april_2008.html

27-31.07.2008  - Seminar: "Contemporary Legal Theory" (Summer session), Open Society Institute, Higher Education Support Program (Eurasian Political Science Network), St. Petersburg, Russia, seminars: "Political Idea and Philosophy of Law in Classical India"

12-13.03.2009  - 11th Jaina Studies Workshop: Jaina Scriptures and Philosophy, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Great Britain, paper: "Do Attempts to Formalise Syād-vāda Make Sense?" www.soas.ac.uk/events/event46212.html

26–30.04.2009  - International Conference ‘World view and theory in Indian philosophy’ / Congreso Internacional ‘Teoría e ideología en las filosofías de la India’, Barcelona, Spain, paper: "The Nyāya-Vaśeika Tradition and the Artha-śāstra".  http://www.balcerowicz.eu/conferences/barcelona2009

1–5.09.2009  - 14th World Sanskrit Conference, Kyoto, Japan, paper: "Omniscience of the Jina and the truth of Jainism" http://www.indology.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/14thWSC/

31.10–2.11.2009  - International Conference ‘Hermeneutics in the Ancient World’ / International Workshop ‘Classification as a Hermeneutic Tool’, Vienna, Austria, paper: "The Method of Classification of Doctrines and Ideas in Jainism"

18-19.03.2010  - 12th Jaina Studies Workshop: Jaina Yoga, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Great Britain, paper: "Extrasensory perception in Jainism: its proofs and soteriological implications" http://www.soas.ac.uk/events/event55189.html

4-6.06.2010  - Modern Formalisms for Pre-Modern Indian Logic and Epistemology - Interdisciplinary Workshop, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg (Germany), paper: "In search of complete context within a truncated language. A Jaina way" http://www.math.uni-hamburg.de/home/loewe/MoFPILE/ 

30.06-6.07.2011  - 4th SSEASR Conference on Mountains in the Religions of South and Southeast Asia: Place, Culture, and Power, Thimphu, Kingdom of Bhutan, paper: "Mount Meru in Jainism and the Idea of the World Soul". http://www.sseasr.org

11.06.2012 - Débat, argumentation et théorie de la connaissance: l'apport de l'Inde classique, Projet partenarial 2011-2012, Lille, "Session 1 - Argumentation in Jainism: a pluralist perspective", paper: "Jainism: naya-vāda and syād-vāda". http://ada.meshs.fr/page.php?r=12&id=31&lang=fr

20-24.08.2012  – Conference: Transmission and Tradition: The Meaning and the Role of "Fragments" in Indian Philosophy, Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan, paper: "Fragments from the Ājīvikas".

2.10.2012 - "Buddhist Tradition of Logic", Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations; Quaid-i-Azam University; Islamabad, Pakistan.

5.10.2012 - "Arab-Israeli Conflict and the Arab Revolution", University of Management and Technology; Lahore, Pakistan.

16.10.2012 - "History of Buddhism in South Asia and Its Spread in Asia", Department of History University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

21.03.2013 - 13th Annual Jaina Lecture: "Jaina Logic and Epistemology. Is This How it All Began?", 15th Jaina Studies Workshop "Jaina Logic" - 22.03.2013, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, Great Britain. http://www.soas.ac.uk/jainastudies/events/jainalogic/21mar2013-13th-annual-jaina-lecture-jaina-logic-and-epistemology-is-this-how-it-all-began.html,

for the recording click here: http://www.soas.ac.uk/jainastudies/events/jainalogic/21mar2013-13th-annual-jaina-lecture-jaina-logic-and-epistemology-is-this-how-it-all-began.html.

For the recordings of all the seminar lectures: http://www.soas.ac.uk/jainastudies/events/jainalogic/. Alternatively, see all the recordings on the Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?feature=edit_ok&list=PL1z_PGhPjwcryOQF_q78V3mgqVl1S-Qzo

13.05.2013 - lecture: "The Beginnings of Jainism and Ājīvikism", Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria.

19.09.2013 - lecture: "Spread of Buddhism in Asia", Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations; Quaid-i-Azam University; Islamabad.

9.10.2013 - lecture: "Are Human Rights Universal?", Department of History & Pakistan Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

62. 26–30.08.2014 - Fifth International Dharmakîrti Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, paper: "Dharmakīrti and Samantabhadra".

11–12.09.2014 - International Conference: Инновации в международных отношениях: образование, гражданское общество, трансграничное сотрудничество („Innovation in International Relations: Education, Civic Society, Cross-Border Cooperation”), The East European State University in Przemyœl (PWSW), Poland; two papers: "Права человека и этнические конфликты" ("Human rights and ethnic conflics") and "Построение мостов через враждующими сторонами в районах Азии и Африки – вклад НПО: анализ ситуации" ("Building Bridges across Feuding Sides in Asia and Africa – an input of NGOs: a Case Analysis").

10.10.2014 - lecture: "The Disintegration of Afghanistan?", Department of History & Pakistan Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

15.10.2014 - lecture: "Security Challenges in South Asia", Department of History & Pakistan Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

1-5.04.2015 - "Logical-semantic theory of the seven-fold modal description (syâd-vâda) of Jainism and Ajivikism and its moral-soteriological roots", 1st World Congress on Logic and Religion, João Pessoa, Brazil, organized by Federal University of Campina Grande, the Federal University of Paraiba UFPB and University of Brazil.

17.06.2015 - "The Ajivikas of Ancient India. A Discovery of their Religious Centre and Art", the National Museum Institute, the National Museum, Delhi, India.

17-18.09.2015 - "The legal status of Kashmir within the policies of India and Pakistan", International Conference "Security Challenges in South Asia", Madrid, Spain, conference organized in cooperation with Casia Asia, Spain, and the Faculty of Political Sciences, the University Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

5.10.2015 - lecture: "Ajivikism - A Forgotten South-Asian Religion. Discovery of its Religious Centre and Art", Department of History / National Institute of Historical and Historical Research, Islamabad, Pakistan.

6.10.2015 - lecture: "Challenges of European Union’s and Poland’s Policies", Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan.

8.10.2015 - lecture: "The Destabilisation of the Middle East. Islamic State, its friends and Foes", Pakistan Study Centre, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

13.10.2015 - lecture: "The Conflicts of the Middle East and the Current Refugee Crisis in Europe", Beaconhouse National University, Lahore, Pakistan.

21.11.2015 - lecture: "Buddhism - from the ancient myth to the contemporary politics", Open University, PoloniaNova, Budapest, Hungary.

15–16.09.2016 - paper: "Royal patronage of Jainism between fourth-second centuries BCE", Colloque International "The constitution of a literary legacy and the tradition of patronage in Jainism", Université Jean Moulin Lyon III, France.

25.11.2016 - paper: "The legal status of Jammu and Kashmir and the Implications for the Region", Seminar "Pakistan-India Relations and the Kashmir Dispute", Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan.

25.11.2016 -lecture: "The Dismemberment of Afghanistan", Seminar "Pakistan-Afghanistan Relations: Implications for the Regions", Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan.

23.05.2017 - paper:  "Facets of Tradition and Innovation in Jainism", International Seminar: Tradition and Innovation in Indian Philosophy, Leiden Indian Philosophy Symposium 2017, Universiteit Leiden, Holland.

3–6.11.2017 - paper:  "The ‘collective thinker’ Kundakunda", Prakrit International Conference, Shravanabelagola, India.

23-24.03.2018 - paper:  "A Note on the Oeuvre of the ‘Collective Thinker’ Kundakunda. The Case of the Pañcâstikāya-saṅgraha (Paṁc’atthiya-saṁgaha)", 20th Anniversary Jaina Studies Workshop: History and Current State of Jaina Studies, SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, Great Britain.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Languages:

Polish, English, German, Russian, Spanish, Sanskrit, Pali, Prakrits

Basic command of ancient Greek, Hindi, Bengali, classical Tibetan 

 

 

 

 

 

Others:

 

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    I'm vegeterian. I can survive without killing - I don't eat what I love and respect.

       I'm cyclist: I avoid polluting unnecessarily by driving stinking metal tins called cars.

       Hunting & fishing in all form should be banned: One has to a psycho to derive pleasure from killing animals.

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Photographic Exhibitions:

“Afghanistan without war. Everyday life”; Art Gallery ZACHĘTA, Warszawa, Poland. 05.2002.

“Afghanistan without war”; Galeria „Na Piętrze”, Toruń, Poland. 03.2004.

“Afghanistan ohne Krieg. Alltägliches Leben”; Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria. 05-12.2004.

“Afghanistan ohne Krieg. Alltägliches Leben”; Universität Leipzig, Germany. 01-02.2005.

TO see my photos in the 2012 calendar of the Association Education for Peace - clik here.

 

 

Some of my research trips in photos:

Greece         2008              - click here.

Petersburg    2008             - click here.

Algeria          2009              - click here.

Japan           2009              - click here.

Afghanistan  2009-2011  - click here.

Pakistan      2009-2010  - click here.

Burkina Faso 2010-2011 - click here.

Ethiopia        2010             - click here.

Yemen           2010             - click here.

Somaliland   2010              - click here.

Mali                2011             - click here.

Japan             2012            - click here.

Burma            2010-2012 - click here.

Egypt             2011             - click here.

Bhutan           2011              - click here.

Italy                2012              - click here.

Balkans       2012             - click here.

Pakistan       2012             - click here.

India             2013             - click here.

Burma            2013            - click here.

South Sudan 2013             - click here.

Uganda         2013            - click here.

Pakistan      2013             - click here.

India  (winter) 2014            - click here.

Uganda         2014            - click here.

Tanzania       2014            - click here.

Pakistan      2014             - click here.

Georgia      2015              - click here.

Kashmir         2014            - click here.

Israel             2015             - click here.

Jordan           2015            - click here.

Armenia      2015             - click here.

Kashmir         2015            - click here.

Brazil          2015             - click here.

 

to be uploaded:

India               2008             - click here.

Pakistan      2015             - click here.

Pakistan      2016             - click here.

 

 

 

 

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