Bibliotheca Buddhica of the Russian Academy of Sciences

The Institute of Oriental Manuscripts of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, has made Bibliotheca Buddhica freely available online. Bibliotheca Buddhica (Buddhist Library) is a thirty-volume series of rare Buddhist texts, whose writing was started in 1897 by Indologists Fyodor Shcherbatskoy and C. U. Oldenburg in the Russian Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg …

4 + 1 Indian entries at the 5th International Documentary Festival of Peloponnese

The «5th Peloponnisos International Documentary Festival» will be held from18 to 27 January 2019inKalamatawhile part of the program will also be hosted in Argos, Sparta, Gythio, Amaliada, Dimitsana, Patra and Pylos. It is organized by the Creative Documentary Center of Kalamata, a nonprofit civil organization. The great tribute of this year’s festival is “Gender Equality”. The …

International workshop on the global connections of the Greco-Buddhist art of Gandhara, 18-19 March 2019, Oxford

The Classical Art Research Centre, University of Oxford organizes an international workshop on The Global Connections of Gandharan Art  on Monday-Tuesday 18th-19th March 2019 The workshop will be held in the Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU. The workshop will re-examine the links between Gandharan art …

Seminar on the “Confluence of Civilizations: India, Greece & Others” at JNU (updated with photos)

The Greek Chair at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi succesfully organized a National Seminar on the theme “Confluence of Civilizations: India, Greece & Others” on 23rd and 24th December 2018 at the Convention Center of the University.  The conference was attended by Ms. Isidora Petropoulou, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Greece, Dr. Anil …

A Note of Thanks from elinepa.org

The editor and the editorial team of the elinepa.org sincerely thank all collaborators, teachers, students, writers, artists and organizers who have contributed to the advancement of the Indo-Greek relations through the cultural and educational programs held in 2018, as well as for their contribution to the ELINEPA’s website. With the ongoing publication of articles and research papers by renowned authors and scholars, the …

Photography exhibition, “India: Real and Surreal” by Thanos Karmalis

The Indo-Hellenic Society for Culture & Development (ELINEPA) invites you to the inauguration of Thanos Karmali‘s photo exhibition titled: “India: Real and Surreal” On Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 20:00. Ar Café-Bar INTRIGA (Themistokleous & Dervenion 60, Exarchia). The exhibition will remain open until February 1, 2019. Thanos Karmalis was born in Athens in 1969 …

In Athens the 85th World Library and Information Congress – August 2019

August 24 – 30, 2019 Athens Concert Hall The City of Athens has been chosen to host the 85th World Library and Information Conference (WLIC) of the International Federation of Libraries Associations and Institutions (IFLA), which will take place from 24 to 30 August 2019 at the Athens Concert Hall. The top event, that follows …

Greek poetry in Telugu – Dr. Lanka Siva Rama Prasad

Dr. Lanka Siva Rama Prasad,* the legendary poet, writer and founder of the Writers’ Corner at Warangal, a major city in the south Indian state of Telangana, arrived in Athens for a two days visit on October 8 and 9, 2018 to establish inter-cultural bonds between Greek and Telugu writers. ELINEPA’s President Dr. Dimitrios Vassiliadis …

Concert with Indian ragas and bharata natyam dance for the Winter solstice in Athens

Celebration of the Winter Solstice with compositions and improvisations in Indian classical music by “Ichor”: Dimitris Roumeliotis – sitar, Leonardo Zada – percussion, Danae Roumelioti -violin, and Lydia Roumelioti – canonaki. Classic Indian Dance Bharata Natyam: Christina Markopoulou. On Saturday 22 December at 21.00 At “Baraka ~ The Road of Dance” (54, Herakleidon str, Thessio, …