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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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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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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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