Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Ph.D. Position
The Department Cultural and Religious History of South Asia invites application for a research position (TVL) starting from autumn term 2017.
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

Article by Rafael Klöber in Journal of Hindu Studies
New Publication on CrossAsia-eBooks
Themed section on Cultural Heritage in Material Religion
South Asia Institute Papers
Amiya P. Sen: "Hinduism" and the Problem of Self-Actualisation in the Colonial Era
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Postdoctoral Fellowship for Borayin Larois
Dr. Borayin Larios from the Department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia has recently obtained a postdoctoral fellowship in the collaborative research project Indian Subcontinent’s Shared Sacred Sites: Religious Interactions and Relations with the Other (I-SHARE).
Article by Rafael Klöber in Journal of Hindu Studies
Rafael Klöber (Department of History, SAI) has co-edited the recent issue of The Journal of Hindu Studies (Volume 10, Issue 2) with Oxford University Press. For this thematic issue on „Modern Tamil Saivism and Tamil Saiva Siddhanta“, Klöber contributed the general introduction as well as the essay „What is Saiva Siddhanta? Tracing Modern Genealogies and Historicizing a Classical Canon“.
Welcome to Kira Schmidt Stiedenroth
We cordially welcome Kira Schmidt Stiedenroth as the new course coordinator of the Master-program “Health and Society in South Asia” (MAHASSA) at the Department of Anthropology. A MAHASSA-graduate herself, she completed her PhD in Anthropology in 2016. Her research interests include traditional medicine in India (particularly Unani medicine) and reproductive health.

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Lectures and Events

Mittwoch, 15.11.2017
Governing India: What do we know and need to know?
Zeit: 12:00 Uhr - 13:00 Uhr
Ort: Aula, Grabengasse 1
Referent: Antrittsvorlesung Prof. Rahul Mukherji, Südasien-Institut
Veranstalter: Abteilung Politische Wissenschaft
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