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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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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Governing India: What do we know and need to know?
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