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New publications

The "Mulukī Ain" of 1854 Nepal’s First Legal Code
Article by Anna Scarabel
"Navarātri" Brill Online Encyclopedia Entry by Ute Huesken
Bells, Auspiciousness and the God of Music by Astrid Zotter
Modeling the Paninian System of Sanskrit Grammar by Anand Mishra


Announcement of the first "Heidelberg Indology Doctoral Symposium" (HeiIDS)

‘Containing Religious Offence beyond the Courts’
The new special section of South Asia: Journal of South Asian studies on
‘Containing Religious Offence beyond the Courts’ edited by Kathinka Frøystad and Vera Lazzaretti is now on its way.

It features contributions by Ute Hüsken, Kerstin Schier, Ronie Parciack, Radhika Chopra, Kathinka Frøystad and Vera Lazzaretti.

Here is the introduction.

The intro should be open access once the entire issue is published, but until then, there are 50 free downloads from this link.

Office closed-Covid-19

Dept. Colloquium summer 2021

Dear students,
welcome back to our summer semester 2021!

All classes of the Department "Cultural and Religious History of South Asia (Classical Indology)" will take place online.

You can find our summer semester courses in Moodle3
Please contact the teacher of the course you wish to take directly to receive the Moodle course password. More information regarding the exact execution of courses will be made available on Moodle.

Online courses will begin on Monday, April 12th.
Since the teaching might return to "in classroom teaching" during the summer term, please take care that you avoid overlap of the courses you are taking.

For questions regarding your course of studies or questions regarding our online courses, please contact:

Herr Dr. Anand Mishra

Mo.-Fr. 10:00-11:00
Tue. 14:00-16:00

Tel. 06223 866 3663
Mob. 016321 65606

Due to the current situation, our semester breakfast will not take place!

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