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Publication of Ismat Chughtai's "Das Brautkleid" translated by Christina Oesterheld
Volume by Axel Michaels in "Frühe Zivilisationen. Die Welt vor 600" and Lecture at Princeton University
South Asia Institute Papers
Siri Hettige: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Sri Lanka: Prospects and Challenges
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Welcome to Prof. Tana Showren
  We welcome Prof. Tana Showren as our guest at the Department of History of the South Asia Institute.
He is the Professor of Modern History, (Oral Traditions & History of North East India) and Head, Department of History, Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills, Doimukh-791112, District Papum Pare, Arunachal Pradesh (India).
He is also the Coordinator of the research project on “Oral Traditions: Archiving and compiling the Tribes’ Histories of Arunachal Pradesh” under the UGC 12th Five Year Plan Innovative Programme.
He teaches in Historical Methods, Oral Traditions and Ancient Societies in the semesters Postgraduates Programme along with the M.Phil and Ph. D. Programmes in the Department. During the last few years his research interest has been intellectual, ethnography and oral traditions, particularly the study of indigenous institutions, religious and cultural consciousness amongst the non-literate tribes on which he published several articles. The main concern of his research is to comprehend the contemporary technique and methods of oral traditions in historical research in North East India.
14 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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