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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
South Asia Institute Papers
Siri Hettige: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka: Prospects and Challenges
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Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken
The department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia cordially invites for the Inaugural Lecture of Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken, who will give a talk on "Neun Nächte der Göttin - Die Ordnung der Welt" (Poster). The talk will take place on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 at 12 noon in the Aula of the Old University.
Welcome to Dr A. Sean Pue
The South Asia Institute, Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures, welcomes Dr A. Sean Pue as visiting fellow until summer 2018. Dr Pue is associate professor of Hindi Language and South Asian Literature and Culture at Michigan State University.
Third issue of South Asia Institute Papers published
The third issue of the paper series "South Asia Institute Papers" has been published. It includes Siri Hettige´s (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka) talk on "Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka: Prospects and Challenges" (PDF). Hettige delivered this talk at the Inaugural Lecture on the occasion of the institution of the Sri Lanka Chair at the SAI in February 2017.
Welcome to Ranjith Gunaratna
A warm welcome to a new Ph.D. candidate, Ranjith Gunaratna, who has recently joined the department of Political Science at the SAI. His Ph.D. topic is “Diaspora, an agent of change: the case of Sri Lanka”. His other research interests include counter-terrorism, Sri Lankan workers in the Middle East and Sri Lanka’s relations with China.

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Lectures and Events

Montag, 27.11.2017
From Bondage to Citizenship: Dalit and African-American Mobilization in Two Southern Deltas
Zeit: 16:00 Uhr - 18:00 Uhr
Ort: 317, INF 330
Referent: Prof. Narendra Subramanian, McGill University, Montreal
Veranstalter: Abteilung Politische Wissenschaft
Dienstag, 28.11.2017
Women and the Transformation of religious Roles and Practices in Kalmykia
Zeit: 16:15 Uhr - 17:45 Uhr
Ort: E11, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: Valeria Gazizova (Cambridge)
Veranstalter: Abteilung Kultur und Religionsgeschichte Südasiens
Dienstag, 05.12.2017
Territorial anxieties: The impossibility of boundary demarcation in Sri Lanka
Zeit: 16:00 Uhr
Ort: 509, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: Benedikt Korf, UZH Zürich, Department of Geography
Veranstalter: Südasien-Institut Heidelberg
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