Members

Current Researchers on Jaina Studies at Ghent University: Ghent Team 2

  • Prof. Dr. Eva De Clercq (Professor (on sabbatical 2020-21); Apabhraṃśa literature, Jaina Rāmāyaṇas and Digambara monastic history)

Associated Members:

  • Aasha Bhandari (teacher of Jainism and member of the Jain Community; Wilrijk-Antwerp)
  • Dr. Lucas den Boer (University of Naples; Jaina philosophy, Cārvākas, early Buddhism)

  • Dr. Heleen De Jonckheere (Post-doctoral associate researcher, Chicago University; Jaina literature; relation Jainism-Hinduism)
  • Dr. Sander Hens (Post-doctoral associate researcher; Jaina literature, mahākāvya)
  • Dra. Kate Kragh (Doctoral researcher; Jaina ontology of mind in ascetic movements)
  • Dr. Claire Maes (Lecturer of Sanskrit, University of Texas, Austin / Professor of Jain Studies, UC Northridge; monastic rules, relation Buddhism-Jainism)