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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CrossAsia - Specialised Information Service Asia at the 33. Deutscher Orientalistentag
CrossAsia - Specialised Information Service Asia will be from 18th September till 22nd September 2017 at the 33. Deutscher Orientalistentag in Jena with an information stall at the Industrial exhibition. You are invited visit us and get informed on our various services such as  
  • E-Publishing   
  • Digitisation-on-Demand  
  • Thematic portals and digital collections  
  • CrossAsia PDA (acquisition requests for materials from and about Asia)  
  • and much more  
The South Asia Institute and Heidelberg University Library are responsible for the collection focus on South Asia. Two services will be presented in talks within the Panels 38 “Perspektiven digitaler Vernetzungen in den Asien- und Orientwissenschaften: Neue Forschungs- und Infrastrukturprojekte” on Thursday, 21st September 2017, Room SR208:  
  • Forschung sichtbar machen - Möglichkeiten des elektronischen Publizierens im Fachinformationsdienst Asien (Nicole Merkel-Hilf)  
  • Quellen lesbar machen - OCR-Bearbeitung von Hindi- und Sanskrittexten der Naval Kishore Press (Liudmila Olalde).
11 Sep 2017

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Lectures and Events

Mittwoch, 15.11.2017
Governing India: What do we know and need to know?
Zeit: 12:00 Uhr - 13:00 Uhr
Ort: Aula, Grabengasse 1
Referent: Antrittsvorlesung Prof. Rahul Mukherji, Südasien-Institut
Veranstalter: Abteilung Politische Wissenschaft
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