We congratulate Prof. Dietmar Rothermund on the occasion of his 85th birthday. Dietmar Rothermund taught and conducted research at the South Asia Institute from 1968 until his retirement in 2001 and also served as the institute’s Executive Director.
Video Interview with Prof. Rahul Mukherji on Latest Thinking
Latest Thinking - an Open Access Video Journal - published an interview with Prof. Rahul Mukherji (Head of the Department of Political Science at the SAI) on "How does India achieve change in its policies". The video interview is available here.
It is our pleasure to inform you that the Rektor of Heidelberg University has appointed a new Scientific Advisory Council for the SAI in December 2017. The Council consists of seven internationally renown researchers who are appointed for a period of four years starting in January 2018.
Radio programme with Prof. Gita Dharampal-Frick on 29 January 2018
On Monday, 29 January 2018, 9.05 am Bayern 2 will broadcast a radio programme entitled radioWissen with the focus on "Befreiung vom Kolonialismus", in which Prof. Dharampal-Frick (head of the Department of History at SAI) will be interviewed. One topic discussed will be "Mahatma Gandhi- Revolution ohne Gewalt". Further information is available here. here.