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New publication by Ute Hüsken
Prof. Dr. Ute Hüsken, Chair of the Department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia contributed a chapter entitled “Gods and Goddesses in the Ritual Landscape of Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Kāncipuram” to the new publication Layered Landscapes: Early Modern Religious Space Across Faiths and Culture, edited by Eric Nelson and Jonathan Wright (Routledge).
11 Oct 2017
Publication of Ismat Chughtai's "Das Brautkleid" translated by Christina Oesterheld
Lotos Werkstatt recently published "Das Brautkleid" by Ismat Chughtai, which was translated by Christina Oesterheld (Department of Modern South Asian Languages and Literatures) using translations by Axel Monte and Ursula Rothen-Dubs. Furthermore, she wrote an epilogue for the new text.

01 Oct 2017
Volume by Axel Michaels in "Frühe Zivilisationen. Die Welt vor 600" and Lecture at Princeton University
The volume "Frühe Zivilisationen. Die Welt vor 600" recently published by Hans-Joachim Gehrke includes a chapter "Südasien und Südostasien" written by Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels. The volume is part of the six-volume series "Geschichte der Welt" published by Akira Iriye and Jürgen Osterhammel. Like the other volumes of the series, this book will also be published in English by Harvard University Press.
20 Sep 2017
Article by Rafael Klöber in Journal of Hindu Studies
Rafael Klöber (Department of History, SAI) has co-edited the recent issue of The Journal of Hindu Studies (Volume 10, Issue 2) with Oxford University Press. For this thematic issue on „Modern Tamil Saivism and Tamil Saiva Siddhanta“, Klöber contributed the general introduction as well as the essay „What is Saiva Siddhanta? Tracing Modern Genealogies and Historicizing a Classical Canon“.
19 Sep 2017
New Publication on CrossAsia-eBooks
CrossAsia-eBooks, the Open Access publication platform for Asian studies, is pleased to announce a new publication: In Māndhātr̥durga - A Preliminary Catalogue of the Historic Monuments at Oṃkāreśvar-Māndhātā the Indologist Jürgen Neuß offers for the first time a comprehensive survey of the extant historic remains at Oṃkāreśvar-Māndhātā, the most important place of pilgrimage in the Narmadā valley.

05 Sep 2017
Themed section on Cultural Heritage in Material Religion
The journal "Material Religion" recently published in issue 3, volume 13, 2017 a themed section on cultural heritage in the wake of the nepal earthquake, the special issue is dedicated to the deceased Dina Bangdel.

15 Aug 2017

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