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South Asia Institute Papers
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New Zimmer Chair: Prof. Amiya P. Sen
  We are happy to announce the arrival of Prof. Amiya P. Sen as new chairholder of the Heinrich Zimmer Chair for Philosophy and Intellectual History. Prof. Sen will join the SAI in winter term 2014/15 for a two-year stay.

Prof. Sen is professor of Modern Indian History at the Department of History and Culture at Jamia Millia Islamia. He has hold several prestigous fellowships both within India and beyond.
His prime focus of interest is the intellectual and cultural history of Modern India and he has published widely on Hinduism as well as biographical studies on eminent Indian historical figures.
Further information is available here.
The Heinrich Zimmer Chair is awarded by the Indian government through the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). Prof. Sen is the third chairholder since inauguration of the position in 2010.
07 Oct 2014

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Lectures and Events

Dienstag, 21.11.2017
Village versus plantation: post-colonial ideologies and practices
Zeit: 16:00 Uhr
Ort: 509, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: Éric Meyer, Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Centre d'Études de l'Inde et de l'Asie du Sud (CEIAS)

Veranstalter: Südasien-Institut Heidelberg
Dienstag, 21.11.2017
Transgender Identity and the Tamil Theatre and Festival of
Mah?bh?rata

Zeit: 16:15 Uhr - 17:45 Uhr
Ort: E11, Im Neuenheimer Feld 330
Referent: M. D. Muthukumaraswami, National Folklore Support Centre, Chennai, India
Veranstalter: Abteilung Kultur und Religionsgeschichte Südasiens
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
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