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Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels

Prof. Dr. Axel Michaels

Senior Professor and former Director of the Deptartment "Cultural and Religious History of South Asia (Classical Indology)" 1996 - 2016

Member of the Academic Advisory Council (AAC) at Universität Heidelberg

Head of the research unit „Documents on the History of Religion and Law or pre-modern Nepal”

Director of the cluster of excellence "Asia and Europe" (Profile)

Speaker of the Collaborative Research Centre 619 "Dynamics of Ritual" of German Research Foundation (DFG) (2002 - 2013)

Speaker of the German Research Foundation Council 106 "Ethnologie, Religionswissenschaft, Außereuropäische Kulturen" (2004 - 2011)

Speaker of the Indology Chapter of the Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft (2001 - 2004)

Full Professor for Classical Indology, South Asia Institute at the Heidelberg University (since 1996)

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