Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

New Opening Hours of the SAI-Library
during the semester:
Monday - Friday 10 am - 7 pm
during semester break:
Monday - Friday 12 am - 7 pm
New Publications
New publication by Ute Hüsken
Publication of Ismat Chughtai's "Das Brautkleid" translated by Christina Oesterheld
Volume by Axel Michaels in "Frühe Zivilisationen. Die Welt vor 600" and Lecture at Princeton University
Applications are solicited for the Chair of Sri Lankan Studies, at the SAI for the Summer Semester 2018 (April to September).
Please find more information here.
South Asia Institute Papers
Amiya P. Sen: "Hinduism" and the Problem of Self-Actualisation in the Colonial Era
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Brunch of Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures

We cordially invite all students of the Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures to our department brunch:

24.10. from 10am in the Cafeteria of the SAI

New students will have an opportunity to get to know each other, new collegues and lectures and the colloquium of the department. We would like to start the new semester in a cosy atmosphere with coffee and snacks.

Film Screening of „Astu - So be it“ on 19th of October
The South Asia Institute cordially invites to the film screening of „Astu - So be it“ on Thursday, 19th of October 2017, 6 p.m. in room Z 10. The co-director and actor Mohan Agashe playes Dr. Chakrapani Shastri, a Sanskrit Professor who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. He will be our guest at the film screening. You will find the poster of the event here.   
New publication by Ute Hüsken
Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken, Chair of the Department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia contributed a chapter entitled “Gods and Goddesses in the Ritual Landscape of Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Kāncipuram” to the new publication Layered Landscapes: Early Modern Religious Space Across Faiths and Culture, edited by Eric Nelson and Jonathan Wright (Routledge).

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Lectures and Events

Donnerstag, 02.11.2017
Insight and Blindness
Zeit: 16:15 Uhr - 18:15 Uhr
Ort: 212, Voßstraße 2
Referent: Mary E John (Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi)
Veranstalter: Abteilung Kultur und Religionsgeschichte Südasiens
Montag, 13.11.2017
Die frühe Urbanisierung und Staatenbildung in der Buddhazeit
Zeit: 16:00 Uhr
Ort: Z10, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: Prof. Dr. Hermann Kulke
Veranstalter: Abteilung Geschichte Südasiens
Dienstag, 14.11.2017
When Authority Transcends Frontiers: Imdadullah Makki (d. 1899) and the North Indian Ulama

Zeit: 18:00 Uhr
Ort: 317, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: Dr. Moin Nizami
Hassanal Bolkiah Fellow
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

Veranstalter: Abteilung Geschichte Südasiens
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