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Fimtrailer "Beggars of Lahore" by Sheba Saeed
The documentary examines the political, social, religious, economic reasons for begging as well as the growth of the beggar’s mafia including case studies of beggars and interviews with cricketer/ politician Imran Khan, advocate/human rights activist Hina Jilani, Chief Minister of Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi amongst many others from both the public and privatesphere as well as the general public.
Posted on 13 Feb 2013
Guest lecture by Dr. Najeeba Arif: „East-West Encounter in Nineteenth Century India: Early Indian Muslim Visitors to Europe“ (15.01.13, 4.15pm, SAI, 316)
Date: Tuesday, 15 January 2013, 4.15 pm
Venue: SAI, Room 316 
Posted on 08 Jan 2013
Lecture by Prof. Hans Harder: "Metropolis auf Bengalisch" (6th Dec 2012, 6 pm, SAI, Z10)
The second lecture in this semester's Institute's Colloquium will be hold by Prof. Dr. Hans Harder, head of the department of modern South Asian languages and literatures, entitled "METROPOLIS AUF BENGALISCH. Visionen von Kalkutta und Dhaka im regionalsprachlichen Diskurs (Literatur und Film)".
Posted on 30 Nov 2012
Reading with Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup
The Department of Modern South Asian Languages & Literatures cordially invites to attend an event with the famous Malayalam poet O.N.V. Kurup on Friday, November 23, 2012 at 1pm in room E11 of the South Asian Institute. O.N.V. Kurup, winner of the Jnanpith award is currently in Germany.
Posted on 22 Nov 2012
Prof. Hans Harder is the new Acting Director of the South Asia Institute
Prof. Hans Harder is for a two-year tenure the Acting Director of the South Asia Institute, Prof. Stefan Klonner (Department of Development Economics) holds the position as Deputy Acting Director.


Posted on 18 Oct 2012

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