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Ph.D. Position
The Department Cultural and Religious History of South Asia invites application for a research position (TVL) starting from autumn term 2017.
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Monday - Friday 10 am - 7 pm
during semester break:
Monday - Friday 12 am - 7 pm
South Asia Institute Papers
Amiya P. Sen: "Hinduism" and the Problem of Self-Actualisation in the Colonial Era
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Video and RNZ Article about Axel Michaels published
The online portal Latest Thinking published a video with Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels (Senior Professor, head of the Research Unit "Documents on the History of Religion and Law of Premodern Nepal" (HAW) and former head of the Department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia of the SAI) on "Why Do People Perform Rituals?".


Article by Jens Zickgraf
The renowned magazine Hau - Journal of Ethnographic Theory recently published in its current issue (volume 7, issue 1) an article by Jens Zickgraf (Research Associate at the Department of Anthropology, SAI). More information about the article entitled "Becoming like money: Proximity and the social aesthetics of “moneyness”" is available here.




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Lectures and Events

Dienstag, 25.07.2017
The King's Devotion: Rethinking Traditional Forms of Sovereignty in India through Devotional Practice
Zeit: 16:15 Uhr - 17:45 Uhr
Ort: Z10, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: Prof. Dr. Caleb Simmons, University of Arizona, USA
Veranstalter: Abteilung Kultur und Religionsgeschichte Südasiens
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