Ulrich Timme Kragh is a scholar of Asian Languages and Cultures, currently researching as a Visiting Fellow at the Apabhramsha Sahitya Academy in Jaipur, India. He has previously taught at Florida State University and the University of Sydney. He has also served as a researcher at Harvard University, Geumgang University, Leiden University, the Australian National University, the University of Copenhagen, and Adam Mickiewicz University. He was the principal investigator of the project ‘Narrative Modes of Historical Discourse in Asia’ funded by the European Research Council. His publications concern medieval Indian philosophy and religion, yogic traditions in Tibet and Pakistan, and theories of history and literature in East Asia, India, and Tibet.
Abhishek Jain is Bhagwan Mallinath Visiting Assistant Professor of Jain Studies and Comparative Theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He was previously a research fellow of classical and medieval Indian studies at the International Institute for Asian Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Having completed an education in Sanskrit and Indian philosophy in India, he became a doctoral student in the project ‘Narrative Modes of Historical Discourse in Asia’ funded by the European Research Council. He obtained the PhD degree from Adam Mickiewicz University in 2021 with the dissertation ‘Emplotment and Historicity: Narrative Modes of Historical Discourse in the Prabandhakośa’. His research is focused on Indian philosophy, the religion of Jainism, and theories of narrative and history.